June 25, 2024


Galapagos Conservation Trust delights in to introduce the champions of this year’sGalapagos Photography Competition Despite the significant decline in the variety of vacationers to Galapagos as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we still had several great entries which highlight the appeal of the Islands as well as the wild animals that live there.

The total victor this year was Leighton Lum with his photo of Nazca boobies, a spectacular shot revealing a household of Nazca boobies under an impending grey skies. He stated that the experience of seeing the birds with their chick on Espa ñola island was ‘fairly incredible.’

Nazca Boobies, copyright Leighton Lum, politeness Galapagos Conservation Trust

This year’s courts were Creative Director at Freeborne Media, James Honeyborne, expert digital photographer, Jay McLaughlin, as well as Director of traveling business Aqua-Firma,Ralph Pannell Of the winning picture, Ralph stated, “The reduced point of view, high vibrant colour as well as lights series of this image produce an extremely remarkable result that actually makes you really feel that you exist.”

The groups this year consisted of Animals in Action; Birds of Galapagos; Coastal as well as Marine; Landscape; Up Close as well as Personal; as well as Urban Life.

You can see the complete collection of classification champions online at galapagosconservation.org.uk/ get-involved/competition-galleries/2021-photography-competition.

In enhancement to the champions picked by the courts, we will certainly likewise be holding a public ballot this year, to discover the ‘Public’s Choice’ which individuals can participate in right here: galapagosconservation.org.uk/ get-involved/competition-galleries/2021-public-vote. An option of the winning as well as short-listed photos will certainly include in GCT’s 2021 schedule.

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The 2022 Galapagos Photography Competition will certainly open up in fall 2021.

Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT) is the only UK signed up charity to concentrate entirely on the preservation of the Galapagos Islands, among one of the most distinct as well as environmentally crucial, however prone, locations worldwide. With over 25 years of experience sustaining impactful preservation programs throughout the Archipelago, we companion with Ecuadorian authorities, NGOs, regional areas as well as leading researchers, both in Galapagos as well as worldwide.

By elevating funds as well as recognition in the UK, we have the ability to sustain as well as provide jobs in Galapagos as well as reply to vital risks dealing with the Islands, concentrating on recovering all-natural environment, safeguarding intimidated types as well as driving lasting options, aiding to add to the total monitoring of this distinct ecological community. To discover extra, see: galapagosconservation.org.uk

Source www.surfbirds.com