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  • 28.10.2017 / GDT International Nature-Photo Festival in Lünen

    The GDT e.V. honours Jim Brandenburg with Fritz Steiniger Award

    On the occasion of the 25th Nature Photography Festival in Lünen, this year on 28 October Jim Brandenburg has been honoured with the Fritz Steiniger Award, the most prestigious prize the GDT awards for extraordinary contribution to nature photography.

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  • 23.11.2017 / aus: Exhibitions , aus: GDT International Nature-Photo Festival in Lünen

    25 years of Lünen – exhibition is now online

    The retrospective view on 25 years of International Nature Photography Festival in Lünen covers almost 120 A3 pages, compiled by Karen Korte, our managing director, in a painstaking effort of work.
    To give everyone who could not be in Lünen this year (or who could not find the time during the festival) the chance to indulge in memories - here it is: the exhibition 25 Years of Lünen ready to browse online...

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  • 22.11.2017 / aus: Exhibitions

    Exhibition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 in Berchtesgaden National Park

    The exhibition to the competition "GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016" in Berchtesgaden National Park Centre "Haus der Berge" will start on 1st of December 2017 and runs until 28 February 2018. Admission is free. „Haus der Berge“ | Hanielstraße 7 | Berchtesgaden | opening hours 9-17

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  • 27.10.2017 / aus: Contests

    European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017

    Britta Jaschinski (GB/DE) and Erlend Haarberg (NO) are both thrilled to be awarded the title “European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017”
    Unprecedented in the competition's history, two overall winners have been awarded: Britta Jaschinski's haunting image ‘Confiscated’ shows two elephant feet reduced to stools, whereas the protagonists of Erlend Haarberg's image ‘Snow spat’ are two mountain hares fighting in the dark.
    Congratulations to the overall winners and all other winners!

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  • 05.10.2017 / aus: Exhibitions

    Special exhibition to 25 years of "Enjoy Lünen"

    The current special exhibition to the competition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 will be on display by 29th September 2017 at WBG Lünen.

    WBG Lünen | Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 11 | 44534 Lünen

  • 28.09.2017 / aus: Exhibitions

    Exhibition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 in Sinsteden

    The current exhibition to the competition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 will be on display by 26th September 2017.

    Sinsteden (Rhein-Kreis Neuss) | Grevenbroicher Str. 29, 41569 Rommerskirchen

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  • 26.09.2017 / aus: Contests

    Karsten Mosebach from Germany wins Fritz Pölking Prize 2017

    The Fritz Pölking Junior Prize 2017 goes to Sergio Marijuán from Spain.

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  • 15.09.2017 / aus: Exhibitions

    Exhibition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 in Namur

    The exhibition to the competition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 will be presented in autumn on “Expos Photos Aves” in Namur. This great weekend of natural photography is a chance for the inhabitants of Namur and Belgian visitors but also of all Europe to come and see the most beautiful natural photos at the moment, works of an exceptional quality coming from all over the world.
    The photography exhibitions are presented in the center of the Old Namur, in the most beautiful buildings of the architectural and historic heritage of the city.

    “Expos Photos Aves” Namur | 22.09.-25.09.2017

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  • 07.09.2017 / aus: GDT International Nature-Photo Festival in Lünen

    Pilot project: Simultaneous interpreting at the International Nature Photography Festival 2017

    By popular request we are going to fulfil a dream long cherished by us and by many visitors to the lectures; on Saturday, 28 October we are going to try out simultaneous interpreting!

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  • 22.08.2017 / aus: GDT International Nature-Photo Festival in Lünen

    25.International Nature Photography Festival 2017

    Saturday and Sunday (28.-29.10.2017) awaits visitors with a diverse and exciting program: lectures by well-known nature photographers from around the globe, exhibitions, a big photo market as well as a show stage. The lectures require a few. Admission is free to all other events.

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  • 17.07.2017 / aus: GDT International Nature-Photo Festival in Lünen

    Here we go! The ticket pre-sale for the International Nature Photography Festival just started!

    For the 25th time the Society of German Nature Photographers (GDT) will open the doors to the International Nature Photography Festival in Lünen. An exquisite program invites photographers and visitors from all over the world to this most renowned festival of its kind in Europe!

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  • 13.07.2017 / aus: Exhibitions

    Exhibition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year at NAZ Südschwarzwald

    The current exhibition to the competition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 will be on display by the mid of September 2017.

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  • 28.04.2017 / aus: Contests

    Dominik Janoschka is GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2017!

    During their annual general meeting last weekend, the Society of German Nature Photographers (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen - GDT) selected the GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2017. The overall winner is once again a member of the GDT Group of Young Photographers: Dominik Janoschka from North Hesse with his photo "Birdies".

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  • 20.02.2017 / aus: Contests

    The countdown has started: Just a few days left to enter the competitions!

    ATTENTION: we will definitely NOT extend the deadline this year! Closing date is 1 March 2017 The time is running out: there are a few days left to submit your photos for the competition "GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017" and the international "Fritz Pölking Prize/Fritz Pölking Junior Prize 2017". Join in! Don’t leave it to the last minute!

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  • 17.01.2017 / aus: Contests

    Contest "GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017" now open

    It's time again! We are looking for the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017! For the third time, the contest offers a category for young photographers! Children and young people can participate free of charge in two age groups (up to 14 years and 15 – 17 years). There will be 25,000 EUR worth of prizes altogether of which the overall winner will receive 3,000 EUR in cash!

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  • 17.01.2017 / aus: Contests

    International Fritz Pölking Prize and Fritz Pölking Junior Prize 2017 now open

    In recognition of the photographic work of well-known photographer Fritz Pölking, the GDT in cooperation with publishing house "Tecklenborg" has launched the Fritz Pölking Prize and the Fritz Pölking Junior Prize in 2008. This award is presented within the context of the GDT contest "GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year" and is awarded annually for extraordinary work in the field of wildlife photography. This may either be a special wildlife photography project or a portfolio of individual photographs. Judgement will focus on photographic performance as well as the overall conception, idea and creative execution. The winners will be awarded cash prizes of 2,000 EUR (FPP) and 1,500 EUR (FPP Junior)!

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  • 22.12.2016 / aus: GDT International Nature-Photo Festival in Lünen

    25 Years Lünen

    The 25th International Naturefotestival 2017 in Lünen will take place from 27-29 October.

    Start of the ticket presale: beginning/mid of July

    We wish you a blessed holiday season. May this Christmas bring you comfort, joy, peace and happiness to last throughout the coming year!

  • 15.12.2016 / aus: Contests

    Members’ competition „GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2017” now open

    The GDT’s internal competition “GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2017” is now open for entries. Find more information, the competition rules and access to online-participation on our competition page.

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  • 28.10.2016 / aus: Contests

    Audun Rikardsen from Norway is GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    Audun Rikardsen, who has already won this year's Fritz Pölking Prize, is also the overall winner of the competition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 with his image "A breath in the polar night". This continues the course of success for the professor of biology from Norway.

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  • 24.10.2016 / aus: Exhibitions

    GDT EWPY 2016 at the Horniman Museum & Gardens

    For the first time the exhibition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 will be showcased in Great Britain. The exhibition opening takes place on Saturday, 26 November at the Horniman Museum & Gardens in Forest Hill (South London). The exhibition will be on display until 15 January 2017, admission is free. Designed in the Arts and Crafts style, the Horniman Museum & Gardens was opened in 1901. It was a present by tea merchant and philanthropist Frederick John Horniman, who aimed at bringing the world to Forest Hill. The Horniman has specialised in collections of anthropology, natural history and musical instruments. Its galleries house 350 000 objects from around the world. (Photo: Sophia Spring)

    To the Horniman Museum & Gardens

Dates 2017/2018

Events

International Nature
Photography Festival 2018:
26 – 28 October 2018