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 Winners

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