Capturing Ecology 2019
The incredible winning images from our 2019 Photographic Competition: Capturing Ecology
**Please use the arrows at the bottom of the images to scroll through the galleries**
Overall winner: Roberto García Roa, University of Valencia, Spain, Red night
Overall runner-up: Mikhail Kapychka, MSU Kuleshova, Belarus, USA, Autumn texture
Overall student winner: Nilanjan Chatterjee, Wildlife Institute of India, India, Flames in flumes
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, Fluorescence
Student winner: Khristian V. Valencia, University of Antioquia, Colombia, Harlequin
Category 2 – Dynamic Ecosystems
Demonstrating interactions between different species within an ecosystem.
Winner: Roberto García Roa, University of Valencia, Spain, Small warrior
Student winner: Pablo Javier Merlo, Nacional University of Córdoba, Argentina, Are you seeing the same as me?
Category 3 – Individuals and Populations
A unique look at a species in its environment, either alone or as part of a population.
Winner: Felix Fornoff, University of Freiburg, Germany, Sleeping still
Student winner: Khristian V. Valencia, University of Antioquia, Colombia Watchful
Category 4 – People and Nature
A look at how people and society engage with wildlife and their environment.
Winner: Andrew Whitworth, Osa Conservation & The University of Glasgow, UK, Why did the sloth cross the road?
Student winner: Gergana Daskalova, University of Edinburgh, UK, Thawing away
Category 5 – Ecology in Action
Showcasing the practice of ecology in action.
Winner: Molly Penny, University of the West of England, UK, The rhino’s annual haircut
Student winner: Gergana Daskalova, University of Edinburgh, UK, Capturing tundra vegetation change
Category 6 – The Art of Ecology
A creative and original take on photography denoting ecology.
Winner: Peter Hudson, Penn State University, USA, For the love of flamingoes
Student winner: Sanne Govaert, Ghent University, Belgium, Teeny tiny world
Nairobi Lake Magadi
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