Nature - Amateur

Glass House Jurius Jurius
Indonesia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Glass House"
When only you and the Tree = Peace



heart of antelope canyon Albert Stoehr
Germany

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"heart of antelope canyon"
from a fototour in the antelope canyon



Dunes #14 Christian Meermann
Germany

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Dunes #14"
Dune and beach grass, found in the extensive beach and dune area in Amrum, Germany.



The Dancing Trees Nick Green
UK

Honorable Mention

"The Dancing Trees"
Green nicholas



 A Light At The End Of The Tunnel Debbie Rubin
USA

Honorable Mention

" A Light At The End Of The Tunnel"
The beautiful trees framed the light giving it a supernal glow.



Polar Ice Symmetry Louisa Paez Michelin
USA

Honorable Mention

"Polar Ice Symmetry"
It is silent. The ship is gently drifting along polar water that seemed like glass. These unique pieces of Polar Ice Symmetry seemed to be floating above the water line. Each with its beause design



Crescent Dune John Eaton
USA

Honorable Mention

"Crescent Dune"



Aspens in Park City William Alsobrook
USA

Honorable Mention

"Aspens in Park City"
Aspens in Park City



A Grassy Knoll Richard Burdon
UK

Honorable Mention

"A Grassy Knoll"
A bare tree on a snowy hill top makes a simple graphic monochrome image



Dingle Waterfall John Crowley
Ireland

Honorable Mention

"Dingle Waterfall"
A waterfall on the Dingle coastline, Ireland.



Herald Ed Sancious
USA

Honorable Mention

"Herald"



Ice Bridge Paradise Harbour Brian Jones
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Ice Bridge Paradise Harbour"



Oak & Light Nathan Wirth
USA

Honorable Mention

"Oak & Light "
Oak Tree in Marin County, CA



Gouganne Barra John Crowley
Ireland

Honorable Mention

"Gouganne Barra"
Gouganne Barra, West Cork, Ireland



Drifting Antonio Gouveia
UK

Honorable Mention

"Drifting"
Drifting away slowly towards its next destination, leaving motion in its trail.



Approaching Storm Peter Aitken
USA

Honorable Mention

"Approaching Storm"
Atlantic Ocean, off the North Carolina coast.



Infinite Ivan Hernandez
USA

Honorable Mention

"Infinite "
Milky Way Galaxy shimmering over the Sierra Nevada, CA. A clear night that I won’t forget



Veil of Eden Brian Rivera
USA

Honorable Mention

"Veil of Eden"



Legacy (from the series Against the Sea) Scott Bolendz
USA

Honorable Mention

"Legacy (from the series Against the Sea)"



Dead Trees in Dam Keith Wilson
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Dead Trees in Dam"
Spotted these trees over a fence while driving in New Zealand...



Enchanted Ernesto Rodriguez
USA

Honorable Mention

"Enchanted"
Master of the waters, lone cypress endures in the cold and fog.



Lake Martin Cypresses Laszlo Perlaky
USA

Honorable Mention

"Lake Martin Cypresses"
Spring time Bald Cypress trees like skirts of dancers with shadow play in Lake Martin's swamp, Louisiana, USA



Touching Down in Randall, Minnesota Don Whitebread
USA

Honorable Mention

"Touching Down in Randall, Minnesota"
The beginnings of a tornado forming over farmland in Randall, Minnesota



Deep Forest James Meldrum
USA

Honorable Mention

"Deep Forest"



Cinque Torri Alberto Perer
Italy

Nominee

"Cinque Torri"
At dawn I see an evocative climatic condition, a sea of clouds was very low and covered the valley of the Ampezzo Dolomites. The clouds wraps the peaks of the Cinque Torri mountains. Italy.



Baltic Sea, Lithuania Andreas Bruglacher
Germany

Nominee

"Baltic Sea, Lithuania"



Eternal Monument Antonio Gouveia
UK

Nominee

"Eternal Monument"
Battered and worn through all weathers, standing steady and strong for eternity.



LONE SURVIVOR Arup Bhattacharjee
India

Nominee

"LONE SURVIVOR"
LONE TREE IN SNOW FIELD



Dark Mountains Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee

"Dark Mountains "
Valle Maira (Cn) – Italy 2018



Oblivion Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee

"Oblivion"
Lac du Mont-Cenis – France 2018



Brains of Sand Bill Motley
USA

Nominee

"Brains of Sand"
Dunes in Death Valley National Park



Dead Horse Point 0855 Bob Neiman
USA

Nominee

"Dead Horse Point 0855"
Dead Horse Point 0855 Dead Horse Point State Park During A Rain Storm



Gladwin Pond Bob St. Cyr
Canada

Nominee

"Gladwin Pond"
Sunset on Gladwin Pond



Approaching Summer Clouds Bohdan Hrynyshyn
Canada

Nominee

"Approaching Summer Clouds"
Summer clouds over a wheat field



Iceberg Paradise Harbour 2 Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee

"Iceberg Paradise Harbour 2"



texture, lines, light, shadow Brian Valente
USA

Nominee

"texture, lines, light, shadow"
clouds, reflections and sand bars in lone pine, ca



Mighty El Cap Charita Carter
USA

Nominee

"Mighty El Cap"
El Capitan of the Yosemite Valley during a clearing snow storm



Dunes #15 Christian Meermann
Germany

Nominee

"Dunes #15"
Dunes found in the extensive dune area in Amrum, Germany.



Tawhai Falls Christine Jacobson
New Zealand

Nominee

"Tawhai Falls"
The photo was made on a very rainy day.



Approaching Storm David Jacobs
Australia

Nominee

"Approaching Storm"
Infrared Photo of Approaching Storm in Queensland, Australia



Tributaries, Diptych Debra Achen
USA

Nominee

"Tributaries, Diptych"
The quickly melting snow sent tributaries in all directions.



Untitled Devin Campbell
USA

Nominee

"Untitled"



Mountain Lake, Montana Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Mountain Lake, Montana"
Film from analog plastic Banner camera.



Anasazi Stone Circle Lookout Don Whitebread
USA

Nominee

"Anasazi Stone Circle Lookout"
An ancient Native American stone circle in an alcove high on a sandstone cliff in Utah.



Twin Trees Don Hooper
UK

Nominee

"Twin Trees"
The Twin Trees are on the horizon looking down on a crop of Rapeseed oil plants.



Sinai sand Efim Chernov
Russia

Nominee

"Sinai sand"
The photo was taken with a large format camera on a 4 by 5 inch sheet slide. Egypt, Sinai desert.



mask of ice Erika Tanzer
Austria

Nominee

"mask of ice"
taken on 29th August 2018 in Iceland on the beach near Jökulsarlon



 Spring Evangelia Athanasopoulou
Greece

Nominee

" Spring "
Zagori Region, Greece



A sweet awakening Fabio Rossi
Italy

Nominee

"A sweet awakening"
The sweet awakening of nature on a spring morning in Tuscany, we are in Cantagallo near Prato



Exploring Vestrahorn Fredrick Muscat
Malta

Nominee

"Exploring Vestrahorn"
Vestrahorn, on the Stokksnes peninsula in Iceland. Photo taken in March 2018



Keeping Watch Gary Wagner
USA

Nominee

"Keeping Watch"
Black and White Seascape



Cloudscape, Tree Gary Kuroki
USA

Nominee

"Cloudscape, Tree"



Stormy Night at NY Gautam Kamat Bambolkar
India

Nominee

"Stormy Night at NY"
What a delight it was watching lightning-god play with New York's pride - The World Trade Center.



Dew Pond Gillian Martlew
USA

Nominee

"Dew Pond"



The dead trees of Deadvlei Giovanni Sonsini
Italy

Nominee

"The dead trees of Deadvlei"
A detail of the dead trees in a place of Namib desert called "Deadvlei" -Namibia



Dancing Tree Glenn Vanderbeke
Belgium

Nominee

"Dancing Tree"
In dutch we have this saying: High Trees catch a lot of wind. This is my impression.



The storm Graeme Gordon
Australia

Nominee

"The storm "



Single Tree Guenther Reissner
Austria

Nominee

"Single Tree"
Winter, Snow, Tree, Cloudy, Austria



In the Winecountry Guenther Reissner
Austria

Nominee

"In the Winecountry"
Winecountry, Winter, Sunset, Shadows, Austria, Lines



The Slug (Night view of the sea) Harald Weimann
Germany

Nominee

"The Slug (Night view of the sea)"
Javea Spain 2017



Play of light Ian Shand
New Zealand

Nominee

"Play of light"
Antelope canyon, known for its colour transforms into a study in lines, layers, weathering and light. Antelope Canyon, Arizona



solitary tree Insang Kang
Korea (South)

Nominee

"solitary tree"
a foggy winter, 2019. South Koea.



Spring Serenade Ivan Hernandez
USA

Nominee

"Spring Serenade "
After days of heavy rain, I was blessed by a clearing storm, which revealed a hidden world. Yosemite National Park, CA.



Ancient Forest Ivan Hernandez
USA

Nominee

"Ancient Forest "
The Great Basin bristlecone pines are so ghostly gnarled and ashen that they almost looks their age



Human forms James Patrick Conway
Brazil

Nominee

"Human forms"



Calmness Jan Bellamy
New Zealand

Nominee

"Calmness"



El Teide Jesse Mechling
USA

Nominee

"El Teide"
El Teide volcano, Tenerife, Spain 2019



The Canopy of the Glorious! Jewel Islam
USA

Nominee

"The Canopy of the Glorious!"
The vastness of any glorious existence holds a power which overcasts our vision & insight!



Ventry John Crowley
Ireland

Nominee

"Ventry"
Ventry beach, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland.



Shifting Sands Judy Stokes
New Zealand

Nominee

"Shifting Sands"
On the Wild West Coast



Out of the Glacier Juergen Wieser
Germany

Nominee

"Out of the Glacier"



Follow your heart Karolin Schild
Australia

Nominee

"Follow your heart"
If you don't follow your heart, you might spend the rest of your life wishing you had.



Cala Tinnari Keith Ellul
Malta

Nominee

"Cala Tinnari"



Elegance in the trees Kenichi Shimizu
Japan

Nominee

"Elegance in the trees"
This is a submerged forest taken in Japan. I want to share this beautiful scenery of Japan with people all over the world.



Rainbow Mountain Kos Karathanasis
Netherlands

Nominee

"Rainbow Mountain "
Rainbow Mountain Peru at 5,200 m altitude



March 2019 Leif Sohlman
Sweden

Nominee

"March 2019"
March 2019 BW, a view at path over Dyarna, a swampy area south of city Enkoeping (Enkoping) Sweden,



Pele's breath Leslie Gleim
USA

Nominee

"Pele's breath"
Aerial image from the Pu'u 'O'o of Kilauea (volcano)



The Skeleton Tree Linda Cutche
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Skeleton Tree"



Sparkles Mark Hopgood
Australia

Nominee

"Sparkles"



Mountains Martin Galea
Malta

Nominee

"Mountains "
Early morning fog in between the mountains



Huang Shan Mountain Matty Karp
Israel

Nominee

"Huang Shan Mountain"
Majestic Yellow Mountain in China.



2999 Meter Merten Riesner
Germany

Nominee

"2999 Meter"
photographed in June 2017, dolomites, I love the mountains, the mountains show me again and again where man has his limits



Swallow Tail Michael Pachis
USA

Nominee

"Swallow Tail"



Owens River Mike Boden
USA

Nominee

"Owens River"
This image was made with a large format 8x10 view camera on B&W film.



Guardians Morden O'Hare
Australia

Nominee

"Guardians"
Quivertrees and rainbow at the Quiver Tree forest, Keetmanshop, Namibia.



Whitewash Morden O'Hare
Australia

Nominee

"Whitewash"
Coastal long exposure, Dunsborough Western Australia.



calm Nadja Naujoks
Germany

Nominee

"calm"



Soul River Narcis Mursa
Romania

Nominee

"Soul River"
This photo was taken in Danube Boilers(a little canyon)- Mehedinti County-Romania



Summer Snow Natalia Groza
Poland

Nominee

"Summer Snow"
Fresh snow and rolling clouds changed the landscape dramatically on this cold June morning.



End of the day Nathalie At
France

Nominee

"End of the day"



Humboldt Redwoods Nathan Wirth
USA

Nominee

"Humboldt Redwoods"
The Eel River slithering through Humboldt Redwoods State Park



Lone Tree on Hillside Nathan Wirth
USA

Nominee

"Lone Tree on Hillside"
Rialto Beach, Olympic Coast, WA, USA



untitled Nathan Wirth
USA

Nominee

"untitled "
Redwood National and State Parks, Humboldt County, CA, USA



The Looking glass Olga Golopolosova
Denmark

Nominee

"The Looking glass"
The sky reflex in the sea at the coast of Esbjerg, Denmark , 2018



Sleeping giants Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Nominee

"Sleeping giants"



Felsengrab, Study 1, Rugen 2018 Patrick Opierzynski
Germany

Nominee

"Felsengrab, Study 1, Rugen 2018"
This photo was taken on the German island of Rügen and shows a rock tomb.



In Search of Silence - Etang de Gruere Paul Christener
Switzerland

Nominee

"In Search of Silence - Etang de Gruere"
In Search of Silence - Etang de Gruere



Sculpted Iceberg Paul Hetzel
USA

Nominee

"Sculpted Iceberg"
Eastern Greenland



Apogee Phil Anderson
USA

Nominee

"Apogee"



clearing storm, late afternoon Phil Anderson
USA

Nominee

"clearing storm, late afternoon"



winter, California desert Phil Anderson
USA

Nominee

"winter, California desert"



Skyfall Phil Pogledich
USA

Nominee

"Skyfall"
Heaven meets earth in Yosemite Valley, Spring 2019.



Evanescent nature Pierre Pellegrini
Switzerland

Nominee

"Evanescent nature"
The fog and its veil of mystery and curiosity



Trees Near Gingolx Randall Bresee
USA

Nominee

"Trees Near Gingolx"



Duned Rene Algesheimer
Switzerland

Nominee

"Duned"
Empty Quarter, UAE, January 2018



Solitude Richard Burdon
UK

Nominee

"Solitude"
A lone tree in a wide open landscape



Snow Creek Study Richard Chirichillo
USA

Nominee

"Snow Creek Study"
Upper Snow Creek Falls , Kootenai Wildlife Refuge , Id , USA ...



Laguna Amarga Roberto Maciel
Brazil

Nominee

"Laguna Amarga"
In Torres del Paine



The Hairs of Mountain Rony Tjayana
Indonesia

Nominee

"The Hairs of Mountain"
when the road to the location we wan, suddenly I see on the hill lined with trees that only have twi



The House and the Mountain Rosario Civello
Italy

Nominee

"The House and the Mountain"



Ice Cold Rowena English
Australia

Nominee

"Ice Cold"
Winter, deep inside the Arctic Circle in the Lofoten Islands is a frozen wonderland



static Sandra Hunter
USA

Nominee

"static"
Lake Annaghmakerrig, Ireland



Light Sebastien Bulenger
France

Nominee

"Light"



A windy day Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Nominee

"A windy day"



Mountain paths Sidney Gaspar
Brazil

Nominee

"Mountain paths"
Mendoza - Argentina



The Myst Stefano Coltelli
Italy

Nominee

"The Myst"
Zhangjiajie Park during a particular time of the year the mountains are surrounded by seas of cloud.



White Horses Sue Trower
UK

Nominee

"White Horses"



Shore Break Sue Trower
UK

Nominee

"Shore Break"



Winter landscape Susanne Eftevand
Norway

Nominee

"Winter landscape"
from Norway



fuzzy Tiffanie Ragasa
USA

Nominee

"fuzzy"



The BirthingTree Tim Lucas
Australia

Nominee

"The BirthingTree"
The Birthing Tree, like a womb, is a source of renewal, shelter and comfort.



Purity Valentin Boitel-Denyset
France

Nominee

"Purity"
In winter 2019, during a solitary 50-day trip to an isolated wooden cabin in Norway...



Springtime Volker Kesting
Netherlands

Nominee

"Springtime"



Camel Rock Volker Birke
Germany

Nominee

"Camel Rock"
Camel Rock, Pacific Ocean, Bermagui, New South Wales, Australia



Alone Zuzana Kamel
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"Alone"
Walking alone in Sossusvlei namibian desert



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