The Winning Photos From The GDT Nature Photographer Of The Year 2020 And They’re Beautiful

The German Society for Nature Photography has just announced the winners of the Nature Photographer of the Year 2020 contest, and the shots are absolutely beautiful.

Professional photographers competed in 7 categories: Birds, Mammals, Other Animals, Plants and Fungi, Landscapes, Nature’s Studio, and the special category — Water.


Winner, Other Animals. Danger In The Mud. Crocodile In A Drying Pool By Jens Cullmann


Overall Winner, Mammals. A Hare’s Dream By Peter Lindel


4th Place, Other Animals. Toad King By Kevin Prönnecke


3rd Place, Other Animals. School Of Mackerel, Cocos Island By Henry Jager


Winner, Plants And Fungi. New Life In A Dead Forest. Dead Forest, Bavaria By Radomir Jakubowski


2nd Place, Mammals. Glowing Fox. Arabian Red Fox In Kuwait City By Mohammad Murad


5th Place, Mammals. Eyelashes By Herman Hirsch


4th Place, Mammals. Curious Glances. Raccoons, North Hesse By Jan Piecha


8th Place, Plants And Fungi. Raso De La Bruma By Stefan Pütz-Cordes


5th Place, Birds. Song Of The Dawn By Maximillian Hornish


Winner, Special Category: Water. The Play Of Water. Hraunfossar, Island By Britta Strack


7th Place, Mammals. Close-Up By Dr. Siegmar Bergfeld


4th Place, Nature’s Studio. Stargazer By Christian Wappl


2nd Place, Nature’s Studio. The White Coastline. Meltwater Lake, Greenland By Stephan Fürnrohr


2nd Place, Landscapes. Masai Mara Sky By Jose Fragozo


Winner, Birds. Take-Off. Coyote Panics Geese By Flurin Leugger


5th Place, Landscapes. Yukon Gold Rush By Axel Gomeringer


4th Place, Landscapes. Into The Sea By Uwe Hasubek


Winner, Nature’s Studio. Flooded With Light. Blackbird, North Hesse By Jan Piecha


2nd Place, Special Category: Water. Milk And Honey, Reflection Of The Chalk Coast By Sandra Bartocha


5th Place, Nature’s Studio. Refraction. Refraction Of Light In The Cobweb By Burkhard Hillert


5th Place, Other Animals. Stefan Imig


6th Place, Other Animals. Sunspider By Radomir Jakubowski


7th Place, Birds. Summer’s Eve By Thomas Hempelmann


3rd Place, Mammals. Cut And Run! By Winfried Wisniewski


6th Place, Landscapes. Eyjafjallajökull Volcanic Eruption By Kerstin Langenberger


2nd Place. Plants And Fungi. Klaus Tamm


8th Place, Birds. Walk Along The Beach By Karsten Mosebach


3rd Place, Plants And Fungi. Max Fellerman


4th Place, Birds. Ducks Tufted. Ducks And Pochards By Christoph Kaula

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