There were 863 skillful photographers who shown the world 3000 gorgeous photographies. This made the judges have difficult time to narrow down eventual winners, but they have come to a conclusion. The overall photographer of the year, based on a folio submission of at least four nature images, was Adam Gibbs, from Canada.
“Looking at Adam Gibbs’ winning nature photography portfolio, we can see a diversity of views, an understanding of light and the expert use of framing and composition. From sandy aerials to icy mountain locations, Adam’s portfolio demonstrates a range of topics, an essential component when it comes to convincing our judges that you are the International Landscape Photographer of the Year.” the judges explained.
Adam’s outstanding talent touched the beautiful local area of Vancouver Island. “It is an exceptional place. The natural landscape is rugged, but not in your face and extremely challenging, especially the forests. I love it. However, other than the popular Canadian Rockies, the rest of British Columbia and Canada itself is highly underrated, in my opinion, as prime photo destinations for those seeking raw wilderness experiences.” Adam complimented his local area.
Winner of the prize for Landscape Photograph Of The Year, based on a single image, is Paul Marcellini, from the USA. Specializing in the beautiful nature views of Florida, Paul’s artistic shot of tree trunks creating an optical illusion in a swamp was simply stunning in its composition. “I seem to love every place I spend some time in, but it is the swamps of Florida that will always be my favorite habitat to explore. I enjoy the challenge of trying to organize the chaos. It is also a pretty strong bet that I will be the only one out there and the solitude is great!” Paul said.
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Appenzell, Switzerland, Simone Cmoon
Landscape Photographer: Winner, Botanical Bay, Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island, Brittish Columbia, Canada, Adam Gibbs
South East Coast Of Australia, Warren Keelan
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Indonesia, Weimin Chu
Between Waynoka And Enid, Oklahoma, Usa, John Finney
Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile, Weimin Chu
Nockberge Mountains, Austria, Daniel Trippolt
Solbjørnvatnet, Lofoten, Norway, Daniel Laan
2018 International Landscape Photograph Of The Year 2nd Place, Alabama Hills, Lone Pine, California, Usa, Miles Morgan
2018 The Snow & Ice Award, Lapland, Finland, Ignacio Palacios
Paria, Utah, Usa, Dylan Fox
White Mountains National Forest, New Hampshire, Usa, Matt Macpherson
Southern Usa, Thorsten Scheuermann
Grosser Rachel, National Park Bayerischer Wald, Bavaria, Germany, Lukáš Veselý
Gobi Desert, Mongolia, Ignacio Palacios
Oregon, Usa, Nico Rinaldi
Sheffield, Tasmania, Australia, Mieke Boynton
2018 International Landscape Photograph Of The Year Winner, South Eastern Usa, Paul Marcellini
Sződliget, Hungary, Gabor Dvornik
2018 The Sunrise / Sunset Award, Monte Fitz Roy, Patagonia, Argentina, Xiao Zhu
San Antonio Pass, Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru, Matt Jackisch
2018 The Exemplary Tree Award, Oslo, Norway, Ann Kristin Lindaas
Newhaven Harbour, East Sussex, England, Edward Hyde
Southern Iceland, Tommy Clarke
Washougal, Washington, Usa, Miles Morgan
Landscape Photographer: 3rd Place, Dolomites, Italy, Peter Svoboda
Veadeiros Tablelands National Park, Brazil, Marcio Esteves Cabral
2018 International Landscape Photograph Of The Year 3rd Place, Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana, Usa, Roberto Marchegiani
Landscape Photographer: 3rd Place, Peter Svoboda
Trango Towers, Northern Pakistan, Weimin Chu