Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

The Nature Conservancy has announced the winners of the Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021.

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the photo contest has returned and attracted more than 100,000 entries from photographers in 158 countries around the world.

Anup Shah from the UK wins the Grand Prize for a photo featuring a female gorilla enjoying a sunny day, with hundreds of butterflies fluttering around her. The prize for the winner is a camera kit worth $4,000.

The People’s Choice award went to Prathamesh Ghadekar of India for a photograph of fireflies congregating around a tree before a monsoon.

In the Water category, Vietnamese photographer Vu Manh Cuong won the Honorable Mention Award for a photo of a woman rowing a boat in the middle of a lotus pond.

Below are prize winner photos of the Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021:

Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

The Grand Prize goes to Anup Shah, the UK.

Western lowland gorilla female ‘Malui’ walking through a cloud of butterflies. Bai Hokou, Dzanga Sangha Special Dense Forest Reserve, Central African Republic. 

Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

The Honorable Mention Award of the Water category goes to “Summer on the lotus pond” by Vu Manh Cuong.

Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

The First Place award of water categary goes to "Water and people" by Kazi Arifujjaman.


Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

People’s Choice Winner: "Just before Monsoon" by Prathamesh Ghadekar.

These fireflies congregate in certain regions of India and on a few special trees like this one, they are in crazy quantity which can range in millions. 

Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

First Place award of the Landscape category goes to Daniel De Granville Manço, Brazil. 

Carcass of a Pantanal alligator (Caiman yacare) in the dry soil on the banks of the Transpantaneira highway, municipality of Poconé (Mato Grosso).

Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

The Honorable Mention award of the Landscape category goes to Scott Portelli, Australia.

Lush green mangroves line the mud flats accentuated by the tidal waters and months of rain filling the artesian basin. Gulf of Carpentaria in tropical north Queensland.

Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

The Second Place award of the Landscape category goes to Denis Ferreira Netto, Brazil.

In a helicopter flight through the sea mountain range, I came across this white cloud cover, which resulted in this magnificent image that resembles the head of a dinosaur.

Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

First Place of the Wildlife category goes to Buddhilini de Soyza, Australia.

Five male cheetahs, were looking to cross this river in powerful currents. It seemed a task doomed to failure and we were delighted when they made it to the other side.


Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

The First Place award of the People and Nature category goes to Alain Schroeder, Belgium.

 

The whole SOCP team works together to prepare Brenda, an estimated 3-month-old female orangutan (she has no teeth yet), for surgery.

Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

The Honorable Mention award of the People and Nature category goes to Minqiang Lu, China.

THE WAY HOME - In Yunnan, China.

Ảnh đầm sen Việt Nam đoạt giải Danh dự tại cuộc thi ảnh toàn cầu 2021

The Second Place award of the People and Nature category belongs to Tom Overall, Australia.

SAND STORM: A guide in the Sahara Desert enduring a sand storm.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

The Honorable Mention award of the Wildlife category goes to Anup Shah, United Kingdom.

WILDEBEEST HERD ON THE MOVE - Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. During the frenzy of crossing the Mara River, the wildebeests were leaping, kicking, scampering and bucking.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

Honorable Mention award of the Wildlife category goes to Thomas Vijayan, Canada.

Orangutans are accustomed to live on trees and feed on wild fruits like lychees, mangosteens, and figs, and slurp water from holes in trees.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

Honorable Mention award of the Wildlife category goes to Kristhian Castro, Colombia.

Galapagos sea lion calf (Zalophus wollebaeki), waiting for its mother in the sand on the beach, San Cristóbal Island, Galapagos, Ecuador.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

Third Place prize of the Wildlife category belongs to Viktor Vrbovsky, Czech Republic.

Pike has caught a large perch. How did it end up? I don’t know. The situation hasn’t changed much in an hour. I had to emerge because I was running out of air.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

Second Place prize of the Wildlife category belongs to Mateusz Piesiak, Poland.

This year due to a high water level a giant field of sunflowers could not been mown. In winter it attracted thousands of different species of birds.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

The Honorable Mention Award of the Water category goes to Jorge Andrés Miraglia, Argentina

As temperatures rise and glacial ice melts, air is released and caught inside. This air bubbles were caught by a frozen layer on top.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

The Honorable Mention Award of the Water category goes to Man Wai Wong, Hong Kong.

WINTER Iceland, 2019.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

The Second Place Award of the Water category goes to Joram Mennes, Mexico.

Three levels of leisure: swimmers, freedivers and divers enjoy their respective sport/recreational activities in a Fresh Water mass know locally as the Cenotes.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

The Honorable Mention Award for the People and Nature Category goes to Wax Leung, Hong Kong.

Space of Hong Kong.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

The Third Place Award of the People and Nature category goes to Sebnem Coskun, Turkey.

New danger to underwater life as medical waste used during the pandemic reaches the seas.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

The Honorable Mention Award goes to the Landscape category goes to Kim-pan Dennis Wong, Hong Kong.

At Hung Hom (Hong Kong), the rising of full moon could be found every month thanks to its facing the east.

Vietnam wins Honorable Award at Nature Conservancy Photo Contest 2021

The Third Place award of the Landscape category goes to Jassen Todorov, United States.

If you have flown into San Francisco International Airport, you may have seen these colorful salt ponds over the bay. This aerial image was taken while flying my plane.

Tuan Anh

(Source: The Nature Conservancy)

Fishing in Tam Giang lagoon wins int’l photo contest

Fishing in Tam Giang lagoon wins int’l photo contest

“Fishing in the Mangrove Forest” by Pham Huu Trung won the first prize in the “People” category of the 2021 Drone Photo Awards.

Vietnamese photographer wins international photo contest 2021

Vietnamese photographer wins international photo contest 2021

Local photographer Huynh Ha won a gold medal in the portrait awards for a photo titled “Cái nhìn” (a look) during the 11th International Photo Contest 2021 hosted by the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA).

 
 

Other News

.
Painting exhibition and auction raises money for COVID-hit students
Painting exhibition and auction raises money for COVID-hit students
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  10/11/2021 

To raise funds for students struggling with the impacts of COVID-19, seventy pieces of art have gone on display at an exhibition entitled Chia Sẻ Yêu Thương (Sharing Love) in HCM City. 

Jewellery collection made from ancient coins
Jewellery collection made from ancient coins
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  09/11/2021 

Designer Phuong Nguyen has combined ancient coins and gold, silver, diamonds, and pearls to create unique jewellery items.

50 artists perform in MV praising Buddhism
50 artists perform in MV praising Buddhism
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  09/11/2021 

Fifty singers and theatre performers in HCM City appear in a special video music (MV) on YouTube praising Buddhism, life and people. 

Young Vietnamese singer thrills US audience
Young Vietnamese singer thrills US audience
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  08/11/2021 

Young Vietnamese singer My Anh left a deep impression on viewers in the United States at the 2021 Head In The Clouds Music Festival following a series of her outstanding performances.

Vietnam protects copyrights in music in digital environment
Vietnam protects copyrights in music in digital environment
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  09/11/2021 

Relevant agencies, organizations, and individuals are working closely to create a sound environment for music development and protect copyrights.

UAE referee set to officiate Vietnam vs Japan World Cup qualifier
UAE referee set to officiate Vietnam vs Japan World Cup qualifier
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  08/11/2021 

Referee Mohamed Abdullah Hassan of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will take charge of the Vietnamese national team’s upcoming World Cup qualifier on November 11 against Japan.

Vietnam's wushu warrior seeks more victories
Vietnam's wushu warrior seeks more victories
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  09/11/2021 

The Southeast Asian Games is set to return to Vietnam and wushu is back in the action, with Duong Thuy Vi hoping to be among the glory.

Books honoured at the National Book Award 2021
Books honoured at the National Book Award 2021
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  08/11/2021 

The National Book Awards Council will honour 25 works of literature at a ceremony on November 12 in Hanoi.

Photo contest launched to capture green Hanoi
Photo contest launched to capture green Hanoi
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  08/11/2021 

A photo and video contest has been launched by the Vietnam News Agency's Thể Thao & Văn Hóa (Culture & Sports) daily to give photographers a chance to capture the beauty of Hanoi. 

Vietnamese Rubik's cube artists wins fame
Vietnamese Rubik's cube artists wins fame
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  07/11/2021 

Do Duc Hai, 29, manipulates the cubes to create famous faces and even landscapes as works of art. One picture alone contains more than 500 Rubik's cubes. 

New German Photography exhibition underway in Hanoi
New German Photography exhibition underway in Hanoi
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  07/11/2021 

For the second time, the Goethe-Institut Hanoi presents Gute Aussichten - New German Photography 2021 in cooperation with the Mat ca Photography Space.

Cultural, art and sport activities resumed
Cultural, art and sport activities resumed
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  06/11/2021 

Nearly one month after the easing of Covid-19 restrictions and implementing pandemic prevention and control measures under the Prime Minister’s Directives 15 and 16, some cultural, art and sport activities have been resumed in HCMC.

Japanese Film Festival to be held online in Vietnam
Japanese Film Festival to be held online in Vietnam
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  05/11/2021 

Cinema lovers nationwide will be given the opportunity to view several Japanese movies wherever they are through the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) Online, with the event scheduled to get underway from November 15.

Hoang Nam cruises through to quarter finals of fifth M15 Sharm El Sheikh
Hoang Nam cruises through to quarter finals of fifth M15 Sharm El Sheikh
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  05/11/2021 

Local tennis player Ly Hoang Nam has progressed to the quarter finals of the fifth M15 Sharm El Sheikh after defeating Akram El Sallaly of host country Egypt on November 4.

Classic Antigone set for Hanoi stage
Classic Antigone set for Hanoi stage
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  05/11/2021 

LucTeam Theatre will be the first team performing Antigone on Saturday under a theatre project to popularise the work by Sophocles – one of classical Athens' greatest playwrights.

Vietnam confirms opening day of 31st SEA Games
Vietnam confirms opening day of 31st SEA Games
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  05/11/2021 

The Government has officially approved the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s proposal to host the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Vietnam from May 12-23, 2022.

Local film to compete in world’s largest documentary film festival
Local film to compete in world’s largest documentary film festival
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  04/11/2021 

Documentary Những đứa trẻ trong sương (Children of the Mist) directed by Ha Le Diem will represent Vietnam at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) from November 17 to November 28.

HCM City Spring Flower Festival 2022 to take place in 11 days
HCM City Spring Flower Festival 2022 to take place in 11 days
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  04/11/2021 

The Spring Flower Market shall be opened in seven days, from January 25, 2022 (on the 23rd day of the last month of the lunar calendar) to January 31, 2022 (on the 30th day of the last month of the lunar calendar).

Vietnamese artists cover ABBA’s Gimme Gimme Gimme
Vietnamese artists cover ABBA’s Gimme Gimme Gimme
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  04/11/2021 

A group of successful Vietnamese female artists have teamed up to release a popular music video covering the song 'Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight)' by ABBA.

Vietnam’s culinary world records recognized by WorldKings and WRA
Vietnam’s culinary world records recognized by WorldKings and WRA
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  03/11/2021 

For the first time, Vietnam has five culinary world records recognized by both the World Records Union (WorldKings) and the World Records Association (WRA), according to the Vietnam Records Organisation (VietKings).

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN