Nature - Professional

Strand-Hans_River Flow Hans Strand
Sweden

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Strand-Hans_River Flow"
An aerial of the complex flow of an ice river in the Icelandic highlands. This was shot from a Cessna from about 400m altitude.



Facing North 4500 Seconds Adam Tan
Malaysia

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Facing North 4500 Seconds"
Star trail over the northern sky of Yuanyang County, China. Underneath the starry sky is the rice paddy terrace.



Aquarium Yingting Shih
Taiwan

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Aquarium"
It is a lotus farm.



Solitude Aaron Feinberg
USA

Honorable Mention

"Solitude"
Wave breaking on the Na Pali Coast



Angel Wings Don Hall
USA

Honorable Mention

"Angel Wings"
A temperature inversion on 1/14/14 contributed to the drama of the lenticular clouds above Mt. Rainier and at her feet.



Crespo-Carlos_Badain Jaran Carlos Crespo
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Crespo-Carlos_Badain Jaran"
The Waves of Sand at the Badain Jaran desert in China



cloud George Kavanagh
UK

Honorable Mention

"cloud"
cloud



McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, Shasta Cnty, CA Rob Badger
USA

Honorable Mention

"McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, Shasta Cnty, CA"
Gray Scale (black & white) image of two waterfalls. Water is flowing out between layers of volcanic rock. McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, Shasta County, California



Winter Lake 1 Louis Wallach
USA

Honorable Mention

"Winter Lake 1"
light snow after heavy, Lake Mamanasco, Connecticut USA



forest ferns Steven Taylor
UK

Honorable Mention

"forest ferns"
Silver Gelatine print on fiber base



Storm Anna Wloch
Poland

Honorable Mention

"Storm"
Storm in Warsaw. Poland.



The swan song Adam Tan
Malaysia

Nominee

"The swan song"
The slow decay trees in the forest of Surat Thani Province of Thailand, 2014.



Lightening Adam Plucinski
Australia

Nominee

"Lightening"
One of few hundred lightnings which hit Sydney that Summer night.



Lake Mulwala 75 Years on Andrew Latreille
Canada

Nominee

"Lake Mulwala 75 Years on"
Damned in 1939 the remnants of the previous ecosystem are still evident and ethereal in their contrasting beauty



Vik bibbi fogelqvist
Sweden

Nominee

"Vik"
Black lava beach, Island



Chickahominy Marsh Cameron Davidson
USA

Nominee

"Chickahominy Marsh"
Aerial of a marsh along the Chickahominy River in Virginia.



Into the Forest Charles McKean
Australia

Nominee

"Into the Forest"
Queenstown



Southern Storm Chris McLennan
New Zealand

Nominee

"Southern Storm"
A stunning stormy evening over Lake Wanaka in the South island of New Zealand



Storm clouds over Ukraine Christian Mushenko
Australia

Nominee

"Storm clouds over Ukraine"
Storm Clouds over Ukraine



Where the Aliens come.... Clayton Hairs
Australia

Nominee

"Where the Aliens come...."
Fairy Rings run right along the spine of Namibia (around 300Km's) - with no discernible cause nor purpose. An anomaly made stranger by the unwillingness of Oryx to feed on the circle circumference.



Endless Winter Craig Boyko
Canada

Nominee

"Endless Winter"
Looking deep into the Atlantic of the Coast of Cape Cod



Seeking Silence Danielle van der Schans
Netherlands

Nominee

"Seeking Silence"
"Seeking Silence" searching for silence. Neil island, Andaman and Nicobar islands, India, 2013



Land of Fire Dave Bowman
UK

Nominee

"Land of Fire"
Volcanic steam belches from the earth at Reykjanes, Iceland



Gošafoss Dave Bowman
UK

Nominee

"Gošafoss"
Gošafoss falls, Iceland



Driftwood Dennis Boyer
USA

Nominee

"Driftwood"



Ocean Study3 Dennis Boyer
USA

Nominee

"Ocean Study3"



Lazy River Dennis Frates
USA

Nominee

"Lazy River"
Harris Creek and ocean with seagulls. Harris Beach State Park, Oregon



Reeds 1 Diane Smook
USA

Nominee

"Reeds 1"
I love the simplicity of the country landscape with a fresh coat of snow. The quiet is palpable. These simple images appear as etchings. But they are unmanipulated photographs, printed from black a



The Art to Survive Duschan Tomic
Italy

Nominee

"The Art to Survive"
As beautiful as the Dolomites may appear in the winter, the environment is hostile and only the fittest will be green again in the spring when the big thaw begins...



Looking To The Edge Dylan Fox
Australia

Nominee

"Looking To The Edge"
Water reaches towards me at the edge of the huge rocky coastline of Australia's South-west. A spectacular place!



Fire in the Sky Ed Cooley
USA

Nominee

"Fire in the Sky"
Antarctica



snowscape Frances Suter
Australia

Nominee

"snowscape"



Moving Water Frank Bevans
USA

Nominee

"Moving Water"
Early morning light on the river



West Carson Winter Frank Bevans
USA

Nominee

"West Carson Winter"
Ice and snow at dusk



Dunes Franz Messenbaeck
Austria

Nominee

"Dunes"
Mosquite Dunes, Death Valley National Park



butterfly George Kavanagh
UK

Nominee

"butterfly"
butterfly



Farmland Study Gerald & Ina Berghammer
Austria

Nominee

"Farmland Study"
Toyo Field 45 AII, Black and White Film



Dreamland Gerald & Ina Berghammer
Austria

Nominee

"Dreamland"
Fuji GX 617, Black and White Film



Cliffs of England Giles Christopher
UK

Nominee

"Cliffs of England"
'The Seven Sisters'- White Cliffs of England, Sussex - Early eve shot to capture low spring light hitting the cliffs



Silent Conversation Hiromichi Endo
Japan

Nominee

"Silent Conversation"
We are living in harmony with nature.



lakeboat Jano Stovka
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"lakeboat"



Revelation Jason Henthorne
USA

Nominee

"Revelation"
Pacifico Series



Rock Hatchery I Jason Henthorne
USA

Nominee

"Rock Hatchery I"
Pacifico Series



Too Late to Leave Jason Henthorne
USA

Nominee

"Too Late to Leave"
Pacifico Series



Molten road Jean-Charles Folliet
France

Nominee

"Molten road"



Incoming Jeff Stasney
USA

Nominee

"Incoming"
Drifting Cloud crosses over the Tunnel View of Yosemite National Park



The Stream Jim Tetro
USA

Nominee

"The Stream"
From series Outside My Window



Storm Over St. Pete. John Chapple
USA

Nominee

"Storm Over St. Pete."
St. Petersburg, Florida.



Canyon Waters II Jon Glaser
USA

Nominee

"Canyon Waters II"
I photographed this waterfall from Iceland after trekking through ankle deep mud and water.



Soul without Color Jon Glaser
USA

Nominee

"Soul without Color"
Along the coastline in Oregon, near a town called Manzanita



Plant in a Stream Jon Glaser
USA

Nominee

"Plant in a Stream"
This photograph was taken along a river bank in Smokey Mountain National Park



Alone Joseph Bankowski
USA

Nominee

"Alone"



Frozen, Burke Lake, Virginia Joseph Romeo
USA

Nominee

"Frozen, Burke Lake, Virginia"



Iris Justin Pumfrey
UK

Nominee

"Iris"



Untitled Justin Pumfrey
UK

Nominee

"Untitled"



Cloud Wave Kate Jordahl
USA

Nominee

"Cloud Wave"
From "Crystal Day"



Sanctuary, Kauai Kelly Fitzgerald
USA

Nominee

"Sanctuary, Kauai"
I set out to capture the untouched beauty of the Hawaiian Islands using Kodak HIE Infrared B&W Film.



Alone Konstantinos Vasilakis
Greece

Nominee

"Alone"
A dead tree bleached by winters standing at the shores of lake Prespa in northern Greece



Outcast Konstantinos Vasilakis
Greece

Nominee

"Outcast"
The odd one out. A fallen tree in Valia Calda national park, Greece.



Foothill Fogscape Larry Angier
USA

Nominee

"Foothill Fogscape"
Winter fog fills the hollows in the Sierra Foothills of Calif.



Wehler-Linda_Solo Flight Linda Wehler
USA

Nominee

"Wehler-Linda_Solo Flight"
Captured mid flight over lake



Duka_Lonnie_blackwater Lonnie Duka
USA

Nominee

"Duka_Lonnie_blackwater"
black water puddle scan



Water Lilies in Black River Lopez Joyce P.
USA

Nominee

"Water Lilies in Black River"



Channel Trees 1 Louis Wallach
USA

Nominee

"Channel Trees 1"
standing in the tidal shallows, Cape Cod, USA



Ice Falls 4 Louis Wallach
USA

Nominee

"Ice Falls 4"
Ice on a cliff face in the depth of winter, Massachusetts, USA



Water Plants 2 Louis Wallach
USA

Nominee

"Water Plants 2"
deep woods pond, New Brunswick, CA



Himalayan Monsoons II Luigi Fieni
Italy

Nominee

"Himalayan Monsoons II"
Mustang, Nepal



The Dream Madiha Abdo
UK

Nominee

"The Dream"



Knife Ridge Margo Taussig Pinkerton
USA

Nominee

"Knife Ridge"
I was drawn to the simplicity of this scene.



Rare Water Event #2 Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Rare Water Event #2"
Climate Change,New Mexico Portfolio.



Cape Bruny Lighthouse Mark Kelly
Australia

Nominee

"Cape Bruny Lighthouse"



LATENT LEAVES IN SNOW Marthanna Yater
USA

Nominee

"LATENT LEAVES IN SNOW"
Solitary tree with latent leaves in snow.



Ice in the sky, Iceland Massimo Margagnoni
Italy

Nominee

"Ice in the sky, Iceland"



Kjelfossen waterfall, Norway Massimo Margagnoni
Italy

Nominee

"Kjelfossen waterfall, Norway"



Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Iceland Massimo Margagnoni
Italy

Nominee

"Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Iceland"



Rock Pool Michael McLaughlin
Ireland

Nominee

"Rock Pool"
Reflections in a Rock Pool



Woodland Reflection 2 Michael McLaughlin
Ireland

Nominee

"Woodland Reflection 2"



Breaking Water Niall Hastie
UK

Nominee

"Breaking Water"
Winter storm meets the harbour entrance at Aberdeen.



Mirage Oliver Klink
USA

Nominee

"Mirage"
Perfect Day in Antarctica. I blinked the scene keeps changing. I am in a Mirage.



The Wave Oliver Klink
USA

Nominee

"The Wave"
This was once in a lifetime experience. I was one with The Wave.



Moonlit Oysten Glenne Kristiansen
Norway

Nominee

"Moonlit "
Coastal landscape, Norway



Trio Oysten Glenne Kristiansen
Norway

Nominee

"Trio"
Bornholm. Denmark



Ice Shells Paul J Harvey
UK

Nominee

"Ice Shells"
The chunks of ice lay like giant shell sculptures in the black volcanic sand. Backlit by the setting sun, the shells projected a surreal fluorescence, enhanced by the ever changing light conditions.



Power Preston Haskell
Canada

Nominee

"Power"
Voice of God



End of the valley Rafael Rojas
Switzerland

Nominee

"End of the valley"
Trees braving the winter, Swiss Alps



Moving Rock Robert Boesch
Switzerland

Nominee

"Moving Rock"
Racetrack Valley, California, USA



REILLY_ROHAN_Craobh_Na_Beatha Rohan Reilly
Ireland

Nominee

"REILLY_ROHAN_Craobh_Na_Beatha"
Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.



trees in the fog Simona Poncia
Italy

Nominee

"trees in the fog"
trees in the fog



Iceland Stefan Zuerrer
Switzerland

Nominee

"Iceland"
Volcanic area in Iceland



geometric crops Stefano Ciol
Italy

Nominee

"geometric crops"
Sesto al Reghena italy



Frozen Steve Gosling
UK

Nominee

"Frozen"
Taken at Loch n ha'Achlaise, Scotland



Refuge from the Night Steve Gosling
UK

Nominee

"Refuge from the Night"
Taken at Glencoe, Scotland as the night and the weather closed in



Tiny Worlds Steve Zmak
USA

Nominee

"Tiny Worlds"
Bean Hollow State Beach, July 2013 - Part of a portfolio in the works called Expressions of Infinity - SteveZmak.com



Basalt Steve Bromberg
USA

Nominee

"Basalt"
A basalt outcropping at the bottom of the Grand Canyon worn smooth by the Colorado River.



Ancient Stone Steve Zmak
USA

Nominee

"Ancient Stone"
Limekiln State Park, Big Sur - February 2014 - Part of a portfolio in the works called Expressions of Infinity - SteveZmak.com



Survival Susan Dykstra
Canada

Nominee

"Survival"
Surviving in a desolate landscape.



The fjord Sverre Hjornevik
Norway

Nominee

"The fjord"
Hjoerundfjorden in Sunnmore viewed from Skaarasalen - Norway



Man Make teo chai guan
Singapore

Nominee

"Man Make"
I'm living in a cosmopolitan city in singapore. Most of the nature are man make.



Lunar Landscape Tim Taylor
UK

Nominee

"Lunar Landscape"
Moon setting over the French Alps.



Champagne Tim Taylor
UK

Nominee

"Champagne"
Sunlight turns the leaves of a lone Beech tree into flowing Champagne.



Frozen Wave Timo Lieber
UK

Nominee

"Frozen Wave"
Lofoten Islands, Arctic Norway



Stranded Timo Lieber
UK

Nominee

"Stranded"
Stranded blocks of ice on Jokulsarlon beach, Iceland



Empty Quarter Dunes Timo Lieber
UK

Nominee

"Empty Quarter Dunes"
Dunes at sunset, deep in the Empty Quarter, UAE



The Icy Peaks of Antarctica Tom Woodward
USA

Nominee

"The Icy Peaks of Antarctica"
Shadow, Light and windswept ice meet in frosty exclaimation



Icy Peaks of Antarctica Tom Woodward
USA

Nominee

"Icy Peaks of Antarctica"
Shadow, Light and windswept ice meet in frosty exclamation



Mountain Ash Tom Putt
Australia

Nominee

"Mountain Ash"
Mount Hotham, Victoria, Australia



White Side of the Moon Tom Woodward
USA

Nominee

"White Side of the Moon"
Moon and mountain shine brilliantly under a reflective lingering sun.



Dogwood Branch Tony Hertz
USA

Nominee

"Dogwood Branch"
Dogwood blossoms over Tenaya Creek in Yosemite National Park



Lithia Creek Tony Hertz
USA

Nominee

"Lithia Creek"
Lithia Creek, Ashland, Oregon



pingosd'įgua Vera Regina Bandeira
Brazil

Nominee

"pingosd'įgua"



Mystic tree Vito Finocchiaro
Italy

Nominee

"Mystic tree"



two rows of trees Wilco Dragt
Netherlands

Nominee

"two rows of trees"



Buachaille Etive Mor Wilco Dragt
Netherlands

Nominee

"Buachaille Etive Mor"



sand dune in namibia William Chua
Singapore

Nominee

"sand dune in namibia"



Sea to Sky Yoshiteru Yamamoto
Canada

Nominee

"Sea to Sky"
Synergy



untitled 1 Youngsook Zhang
USA

Nominee

"untitled 1"



Untitled 9 Youngsook Zhang
USA

Nominee

"Untitled 9"
around The North Coyote Buttes



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