The beauty of nature

Photo © Sudipta Maulik

1st classified

Beast
by James Smart


Chasing this storm in Black Hawk was amazing. After waiting hours for something to develop, the storm began to turn into a supercell. This absolute stunning ship like structure invaded and took over the Black Hawk area.

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Middle Earth
by Enrico Fossati


Before visiting Assiniboine I thought that certain places only existed in books like The Lord of the Rings. But this place really exists! It is the sum of all the beauties of an alpine landscape, with peaks, lakes, waterfalls, streams. It is totally wild with a unique atmosphere.

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Prince of the waters
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The common toads start going back to the river in February in order to reproduce. The frozen waters of this small river are by then clear enough and ideal for underwater photography. This image was taken in natural lights and apnea. I chose to work on blacklights to value this ic...

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Honorable mention

Fireworks
by Marcio Cabral


A beautiful sunset in a flowering field of Paepalanthus. This is a very rare wild flower which can be found only in Brazil, in the national park of Chapada dos Veadeiros.

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Dragon river (winter view)
by Stas Bartnikas


This shot of a glacial river meeting with the ocean was taken in January 2017, in the south coast of Iceland from a small plane, Cessna 172. During the summer this river looks more colorful than in the winter when it is more rough but still very beautiful. Somehow it looks like a...

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Dirt
by James Smart


A rare and jaw-dropping anti-cyclonic tornado touches down farmland, missing by little a house near Simla, Colorado.

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And what now?
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The skier in the photo is trying to find a safe way to descend in the middle of a sudden and serious meteorological change. The picture was taken on the Low Tatras mountains in Slovakia.

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Pine rock lightning and full moon
by Miguel Angel Artus Illana


This night photo was shot with a long exposure which allowed to capture a lightning in a stormy sky. The magic atmosphere of the image is also created by the light of the full moon illuminating the water and the beach.

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Autumn Dot
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I shot this aerial picture in Finland, by catching the autumn colours of a beautiful forest by a lake. The little island, which is also covered by rich autumn vegetation, contributes in making this image so interesting.

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Umbrella
by Petar Sabol


On the morning I shot this picture the weather was strange and I had almost decided to stay home as it was about to rain. But then I left and I spotted two dragonflies hiding under a flower as if it was an umbrella.

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Fairy Forest
by Heiko Gerlicher


Arctic temperatures and high humidity enchanted the old beech forest with frost on Kreuzberg mountain (928 m/3.045 ft) located in the German region of Rhön. The knotty old trees covered with ice gave the scenery a magic and fairy appearance.

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Painting of the Wave
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Aerial picture taken while flying over the Snaefellsnes peninsula on the West coast of Iceland. The weather was very bad, but I was lucky to get some rays of sun when we flew over this beach with the seagulls.

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Remarkable Artwork

Ice Cave
by Markus Van Hauten


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Millenium Cypresses
by Barbara Dall'angelo


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Brain destroyer
by Jakub Rybicki


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The Blue Windflower
by Barbara Dall'angelo


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The last rays of sunshine
by Eberhard Ehmke


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Colours of Iceland
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The snow powder
by Marko Korosec


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Rainbow
by Perdita Petzl


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Glacier
by Warren Keelan


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Dividing Line
by Christoph Oberschneider


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Woods in a Pod
by Minghui Yuan


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