Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing special moments in nature in this photo contest.

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer David Carlier for his collaboration as a guest judge. In David's words:

When judging this contest this is what I am looking for:
1) Pictures that carry an emotion
2) A master in way light is captured. I am not after a perfect image technically speaking, but more after a special lightning situation and the way it has been captured.
3) Some storytelling through a single frame... an image that make me think of the whole story. Or to some extend an image that contains a message, especially in this "Nature" category.
4) Something pretty unique and not another safari shot like seen already 100 times.
5) Originality and creativity in the way the subject is approached or framed.
6) Not to much post processing in the image.

Grand Jury Winner

"Love the esthetic of the image, the technical control underwater in what must be a tense environment, the graphical beauty of the frame, the light that goes through water and hits the back of the Mentha. Great shot, great atmosphere, great colors!" - David Carlier

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