Mangrove Pictures Awards Announce 2023 Winners

By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, October 24, 2023 @ 02:00 AM (EST)
Supply: BBC

The organizers of the Mangrove Photography Awards have unveiled this 12 months’s profitable photos, and the highest spot went to Indian photographer Soham Bhattacharyya for his arresting picture of a younger Royal Bengal tigress staring out from the mangroves within the Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve, which is positioned within the huge Ganges delta. The competitors, now in its ninth 12 months, “celebrates the wonder, range and fragility of our mangrove forests world wide.”

There have been additionally plenty of glorious underwater photos putting within the varied classes, which included Mangroves and Panorama, Mangroves and Wildlife, Mangroves and Threats, Mangroves and Folks, Mangroves and Conservation Tales, and naturally, Mangroves and Underwater. The winner of the Mangroves and Underwater class was DPG Photographer of the Week Anita Kainrath, who captured a superbly composed shot of a juvenile lemon shark swimming in shallow mangrove forests within the Bahamas. One other Photographer of the Week, Brooke Pyke clinched the runner-up spot with one other cut up shot—a lush and thriving mangrove forest rising atop a vibrant coral reef in Raja Ampat, Indonesia.

See extra winners, runners-up and extremely counseled photos under. Don’t overlook the DPG Masters Underwater Imaging Contest is accepting submissions till December 1st—and there’s a ton of superior journey and kit prizes to be received.


Mangroves and Underwater: Winner


Mangroves and Underwater: Runner-up


Mangroves and Underwater: Extremely Counseled


Mangroves and Panorama: Extremely Counseled


Mangroves and Threats: Extremely Counseled