Scotland’s winners in the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014

Art, Natural, Photography, Scotland

The winning images chosen from thousands of entries in the 2014 British Wildlife Awards have just been announced and Scotland features heavily in the impressive gallery.  The Awards celebrate the work of both amateur and professional photographer along with the beauty and diversity of British wildlife.

“Each year the British Wildlife Photography Awards generates an incredible catalogue of splendid, exciting, imaginative and artistic images, proving beyond doubt that we have the richest palette of life to celebrate in our own backyard. Anyone passionate about protecting and preserving wildlife will be inspired by the British Wildlife Photography Awards, which in its fifth year has done more than any other award to raise the profile of British wildlife”,
Chris Packham, TV Presenter and Naturalist.

We’ve chosen a selection some of the impressive Scottish winners here…

Shetland Isles, The Otter and The Puffin, by Richard ShucksmithWinner of the Animal Behaviour Category was this image from the Shetland Isles, The Otter and The Puffin, by Richard Shucksmith.

 

 Peter Cairns of the Cairngorms This enchanting image by Peter Cairns won the wild woods category called Autumn Jewels, Woodland, Cairngorms.

 

Edge of the World Jellyfish, Harris, Scotland. Cyril ChevillotWinner of Coast and Marine Highly Commended by Cyril Chevillot. This stunning image is entitled Edge of the World Jellyfish, Harris, Scotland.

 

White tales sea eagle by Imogen Hayden11 year old Imogen Hayden took this jaw dropping shot of a white tailed eagle.

 

King of Rannoch Moor and Glencoe, Scotland. Keith ThorburnIt’s clear where it got the name with The King of Rannoch Moor and Glencoe by Keith Thorburn who got Highly Commended in Animal Portraits.

 

 Northern Gannet on Sandstone Cliff, Shetland Isles, Andrew MasonAndrew Mason won the Animal Portraits Highly Commended for this Northern Gannet on Sandstone Cliff, Shetland Isles, Scotland.

 

Oystercatcher, Tomasz Garbacz
Tomasz Garbacz took Highly Commended in Urban Wildlife for this image entitled Life After Death of an Oystercatcher in Tayside.

…and finally,

Red Kites in aerial combat bu Kay CoxDeer by Ria Mukherjee.

More winners, stunning images and information on how to enter next years competition can be found at the British Wildlife Awards website.

Main image of A Life At Sea For Nesting Gannets was taken in the Shetland Isles by Ruth Asher and won the habitat category.

 

 

 


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