Bird Tree (detail)

Bird Tree (detail)

by Jordan Ek, Portland, Oregon, USA

Monochrome finalist, ANZANG 2014

Tribonanthes (detail)

Tribonanthes (detail)

by Libby Sandiford, Western Australia

Botanical finalist, ANZANG 2014

This is my best side (detail)

This is my best side (detail)

by Andrew Peacock, Queensland

Our Impact finalist, ANZANG 2014

Young Nankeen Kestrel Hovering (detail)

Young Nankeen Kestrel Hovering (detail)

by Ofer Levy, New South Wales

Animal Portrait finalist, ANZANG 2014

Spider in Mist (detail)

Spider in Mist (detail)

by Raoul Slater, Queensland

Animal Habitat finalist, ANZANG 2014

Look at me, look at me (detail)

Look at me, look at me (detail)

by James Cornwell, South Australia

Junior finalist, ANZANG 2014

Welcome to the Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year

Congratulations to Matthew Smith of New South Wales, who was announced as the Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year, with his Animal Portrait image Physalia Physalis
 
Winners of the 2014 competition were announced at a launch event at the South Australian Museum on Thursday 9 October 2014. View an online gallery of all the finalists, or come in person and vote for your favourite in the People's Choice Award, to be announced on Friday 21 November. 
 
The 2014 Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition will be on display at the South Australian Museum from 10 October to 30 November 2014 before travelling to other locations around Australia. 
 
 
ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year
Matthew Smith, NSW, for Physalia Physalis
 
Portfolio Prize
Ofer Levy, NSW
 
Animal Behaviour
Winner - Jesse McCoullough, NSW, for Probe
Runner-up - Ofer Levy, NSW, for Soldier Crab Flamenco
 
Animal Habitat
Winner - Raoul Slater, Qld, for Spider in Mist
Runner-up - David Burren, Vic, for Lonely Gentoo Penguin
 
Animal Portrait
Winner - Michael Gallagher, UK, for Hairy Frogfish in the Spotlight
Runner-up - Ofer Levy, NSW, for Regent Flight
 
Botanical
Winner - Ted Mead, Tas, for Myrtle Glade
Runner-up - Clive Chesson, SA, for Free in the Breeze
 
Interpretive Photography
Winner - Debbie Fowler, NSW, for Tree of Life
Runner-up - Marc Lynch, NSW, for Bats in Blue
 
Landscape
Winner - Kah Kit Yoong, Vic, for What Dreams are Made Of
Runner-up - Julie Fletcher, SA, for Sky Drama
 
Monochrome
Winner - Charles H Davis, NSW, for Praise to the Rain
Runner-up - Jordan Ek, USA, for Bird Tree
 
Our Impact
Winner - Keith Lightbody, WA, for Salinity by Twilight
Runner-up - Michael Gallagher, UK, for Shark Net Seahorse
 
Threatened Species
Winner - Keith Lightbody, WA, for Social Drinking
Runner-up - Matti Ovaska, Qld, for Say 'Ahh'
 
Junior
Winner - Ian Bool, NSW, age 16, for Australian Emperor Dragonfly
Runner-up - Scott Carnie-Bronca, SA, age 12, for Rings in the Sky

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