Capturing Ecology 2018
The incredible winning images from our 2018 Photographic Competition: Capturing Ecology
Overall winner: Chris Oosthuizen, University of Pretoria, South Africa, Stand out from the Crowd
Overall runner-up: Peter Hudson, Penn State University, USA, Pollination!
Overall runner-up: Roberto García Roa, University of Valencia, Spain, Living fossil
Overall student winner: Adria Lopez Baucells, University of Lisbon, Portugal, Shadows in the sky
Chris Oosthuizen 'Stand out from the crowd' - 2018 Overall Winner
Category 1 – Up close and Personal
An image displaying the intricacy of nature using close-up or macro photography.
Winner: Roberto García Roa, University of Valencia, Spain, Web of life
Student winner: Alex Edwards, University of Plymouth, UK,Look into my eyes
Category 2 – Dynamic Ecosystems
Demonstrating interactions between different species within an ecosystem.
Winner: Chris Oosthuizen, University of Pretoria, South Africa, Stinkpot special: Penguin a la King
Student winner: Sandra Angers-Blondin, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Fox on the hunt
Category 3 – Individuals and Populations
A unique look at a species in its environment, either alone or as part of a population.
Winner: Adria Lopez Baucells, University of Lisbon, Portugal, Flying in the rain
Student winner: Adria Lopez Baucells, University of Lisbon, Portugal, Climbing in the tropics
Category 4 – People and Nature (In affiliation with Wiley)
A look at how people and society engage with wildlife and their environment.
Winner: Nibedita Mukherjee, University of Exeter, UK,Man in mangrove
Student winner: Lydia Gibson, University College London, UK,Birds of a feather
Category 5 – Ecology in Action
Showcasing the practice of ecology in action.
Winner: Dominik Behr, University of Zurich and Botswana Predator Conservation Trust, The tables have turned
Student winner: Ella Cooke, BSc Ecology and Conservation, UK, UV Beetle Tracking
Category 6 – The Art of Ecology
A creative and original take on photography denoting ecology.
Winner: Mark Tatchell, Retired, UK, Marine iguanas warm up
Student winner: Mathilde Le Moullec, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, Can you feel the harsh climate of the high Arctic?
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