The 2019 photo competition was judged by Richard Bernabe, here are the winners and the comments he had for each photo!

1st – Katie Forward – Kingfisher in Madagascar

” This photo required considerable skill as capturing one of these birds is difficult. Great color, good composition, sharp focus, and it tells a story and shows some of the bird’s environment. Kudos and congratulations! “

2nd – Tobi Ramwell – Elephants in South Africa

” I love this grouping of elephants and the symmetrical composition. Good good handling the difficult light and the B&W treatments works very well here.It shows how social elephants are.”

3rd – Mark Iczkiewicz – Bird in Galapagos

” The bird is in sharp focus and the composition is very dynamic with all the strong diagonal lines, including the subject’s line of sight.”

Our staff pick this year was Gustav Graneskog’s photo of a lizard in Dominica!