It's that time again: The GDT chooses its Nature Photographer of the Year 2022. Overall winners of the members' competition of the German Society for Nature Photography is Thomas Hempelmann from Greifswald with the picture of a kestrel on a branch full of cherry blossoms.. Congratulations!... more
More than 50 years of GDT history have moved us to summarize the milestones of the Society for Nature Photography in a chronological order to publish them on our homepage (in German).
Browse through past times and marvel at the remarkable development of our association...
Take part in the photo contest *Birds of the Wadden Sea*! Throughout the year migratory birds are on the move in the Wadden Sea. But now the migration towards the breeding grounds has started - it is concentrated in the period from March to May. So grab your camera and catch the best motifs!... more information (in German)
Special prize in Cooperation with Rewilding Europe
Thanks to a new partnership between Rewilding Europe and the German Society for Nature Photography, this year's European Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition will offer a special rewilding award. The collaboration will help to promote nature and rewilding.
Watch out! For the 22nd time, the GDT invites all amateur and professional photographers from all over Europe to participate in the competition European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022.
The aim of the competition is to showcase the high quality and specific style of European nature photography in outstanding images from Europe and around the world and to promote the idea of nature conservation through photography.
In total, prizes worth 32,000 euros are offered. The overall winner will receive 3,000 euros in cash!
We wish all our members, cooperation partners, sponsors, competition participants and nature photo friends all over the world a very peaceful and happy Christmas season and look forward with confidence and hope to a good and healthy 2022!
Between beauty, uniqueness and fragility
The winning images of the competition have been selected. The overall winner and European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021 is Spanish photographer, photojournalist and author Angel Fitor, whose striking picture Medusa ballet shows jellyfish in the Spanish lagoon of Mar Menor. Congratulation to all winners of the competition!
Are you also excited to see this year's winner? Be there live tonight when the GDT presents the winning images of the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021 competition.
Livestream of the award ceremony | 8.00 p.m.
The German Society for Nature Photography - 50 Years of Openness
This documentation is both: a retrospective and a look ahead, the portrait of an association that started small and today can boast a top position in the nature photography scene in Germany and the world.
In the course of the Aves Photos Expos, several prestigious locations in the centre of Namur will come to life from 24 - 26.09.2021. You will find our ENJ 2019 exhibition in the church Notre-Dame. We look forward to seeing you there!
Exhibition 'European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021"
25.03.2022 - 06.06.2022
Exhibition 'European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020"
11.03.22 - 01.05.22