25 years of photo competition „Europe`s Natural Treasures“

++ EuroNatur presents highlights of the photo competition „Europe's Natural Treasures“ in a large size calendar ++ photo exhibition in National Park Bavarian Forest is showing the most beautiful photos of this year`s competition ++

Four flamingos and their reflections in the water

„Perfect Harmony“, 1st place in this year's photo competition „Europe's Natural Treasures“

© Raimund Brandstätter
Three seals on a sandbank

„Triplets“, 3rd place in this year's photo competition

© Wilfried Dunckel

They were up to their necks in the water, stayed awake all night and were fearless of thunder and lightning: 892 nature enthousiasts coming from 56 countries have joined photographic safari in order to participate in this year`s photo competition „Europe's Natural Treasures“ and the results are breathtaking photos of Europe`s nature.

As of today, 8 October 2018 the twelve winning photographs as well as 17 other fantastic photographs of the photo competition can be admired in the Bavarian Forest information centre in Mauth. This year „Europe's Natural Treasures“ is celebrating its 25th anniversary. „We are glad and also proud of the development the photo competition has undergone in the past 25 years. Together with our partners we managed to turn it into a permanent institution among Europe`s nature photo competitions “, states EuroNatur Executive Director and member of the jury Gabriel Schwaderer.

The twelve winning photographs are also incorporated into the new EuroNatur wall calendar „Europe's Natural Treasures 2019“. Moreover the awarded pictures have been published in „natur“ magazine, in the EuroNatur magazine and on the organisers` websites.

Background information:
• The photo exhibition in the information centre in Mauth begins on 8 October 2018 and continues until 31 March 2019. The opening hours of the exhibition are from Monday to Thursday 9 to 12 o` clock and 14 to 17 o` clock.
• It is already for the 25th time that EuroNatur has organised the international photo competition in cooperation with „natur“ magazine, NaturVision film festival as well as drinking water supply company Gelsenwasser.
• The photo competition „Europe's Natural Treasures“ will also take place next year. By the end of November you will find more information concerning the competition here.

For more information contact: Christian Stielow, Mail: christian.stielow(at)euronatur.org


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