GDT NEWS

  • 15.01.2021 / Contests

    European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021

    Let's get started:
    The German Society for Nature Photography (GDT) is looking for the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021!
    For the 21st time, the GDT invites professional and non-professional photographers from all over Europe to join this year‘s competition.

    ... competition rules and participation
  • 24.12.2020 / aus: Miscellaneous

    The GDT wishes an especially warm Christmas!

    In this extraordinary year, 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 2021!

  • 18.12.2020 / aus: GDT International Nature Photography Festival in Lünen

    This was OUR LÜNEN 2020!

    Almost 250 members with more than 1000 pictures took part in our photo project Our Lünen 2020. We are thrilled - thank you very much for your submissions! You can get a taste of the results in our trailer...

    ... to the trailer
  • 15.12.2020 / aus: Contests

    Member's competition „GDT Nature Photographer of the Year” 2021

    Watch out! The GDT’s internal competition “GDT Nature Photographer of the Year" 2021 is now open for entries. Find more information, the competition rules and access to online-participation on our competition page.

    ... to competition page
  • 27.11.2020 / aus: Partners & Sponsors

    Olympus remains Premiumpartner of the GDT!

    Olympus has been the premium partner of the GDT since 2017. Various projects and campaigns have been implemented with Olympus in recent years, for example at the GDT International Nature Photography Festival in Lünen. We are looking forward to our further cooperation.

  • 22.10.2020 / aus: Contests

    Jasper Doest from Netherlands is "European Wildlife Photographer of the Year" 2020!

    The winners of the renowned competition European Wildlife Photographer of the Year have been awarded in the first virtual but absolutely festive award ceremony on Thursday, 22 October 2020.
    Jasper Doest with his photograph A Monkey's Mask came out as the overall winner of the competition.
    Congratualtions to all winners!

    ... to the gallery
  • 22.10.2020 / aus: Contests

    virtual award ceremony EUROPEAN WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2020

    You missed the virtual award ceremony of the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020? Dont't worry, you can still enjoy the stream!

    ... to the award ceremony
  • 11.09.2020 / aus: Contests

    Alejandro Prieto from Mexico wins the Fritz Pölking Prize 2020 with his border wall project.

    The Fritz Pölking Junior Prize was awarded to Florian Smits for a portfolio on Siberian jays.

    More information...
  • 08.06.2020 / aus: GDT International Nature Photography Festival in Lünen

    International Nature Photography Festival 2020

    With a heavy heart we decided to cancel this year's International Nature Photography Festival due to corona pandemic. It was a very difficult decision;in the GDT's history of almost 50 years, this has never happened before.

    More information...
  • 25.05.2020 / aus: Exhibitions

    Exhibition 'European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019' reopened!

    Since May 19, 2020, the Stadtmuseum Schleswig has reopened at regular opening times and presents the exhibition European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019. The pictures can be viewed until Sunday, June 14, 2020. The planned tours unfortunately have to be canceled.

    More information...

Dates 2021

European Wildlife Photographer of the Year
virtual award ceremony
22.10.2020 | 20:00 CEST

General annual meeting VIRTUAL!
21.11.2020 | 20:00 CEST

GDT International
Nature Photography
Festival in Lünen
29. - 31.10.2021

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