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Oasis Photo Contest. Here are the world’s most beautiful nature photographs

Premiate con l’Oscar della fotografia le 100 migliori immagini di natura, provenienti da tutto il mondo. La vita ritratta in tutta la sua magnificenza.

These are the most beautiful nature photographs of 2015, winners of the Oasis Photo Contest, organised by Oasis magazine and the Italian association of nature tourism. A hundred photos have been awarded, picked by an international jury among over 25,000 shots from all over the world.

 

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© Pierluigi Rizzato.

 

60 international photographers portrayed the magnificence of nature and life on Earth, capturing unique instants of the most uncontaminated nature and wildlife. The 100 award-winning photos will be exhibited in many Italian and European cities during the Oasis Tour 2016.

 

The winners of the Oasis Photo Contest

Spanish Felipe Foncueva was awarded the first prize for his shot of a marine bird capturing a fish underwater. Pierluigi Rizzato is the Best Italian Oasis Photographer 2015 with his shot of a female lion hunting a gazelle, while another Italian, Stefano Quirini, was awarded the Best Photographer Oasis Magazine Prize, with the unusual image of a duck attacking an osprey.

 

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© Stefano Quirini

 

Three photographers were awarded per category: Landscape, Mammals, Birds, Birds, Other Animals, Storyboard, People, Plants, Underwater, and Pets. There are also the Baby category (dedicated kids under 14) and the Junior category (under 18).

 

The award ceremony will be held in the mediaeval village of Chiaverano, Turin, Italy, from 20 to 22 May. The event will be organised by Oasis Head Editor Alessandro Cecchi Paone. Exhibitions, workshops, meetings, and excursions will be organised during the event.

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