The winners of the renowned competition European Wildlife Photographer of the Year have been awarded in a festive award ceremony on Friday, 26 October 2018.
Cristobal Serrano with his photograph ‘Rainbow city’ came out as the overall winner of the competition.
Congratualtions to all winners!
We were overwhelmed by the thousands of interested festival visitors! Our review in pictures is online - browse through impressive impressions and reminisce… ENJOY LÜNEN! See you again in 2019!To the review...
The Fritz Pölking Junior Prize 2018 goes to Mateusz Piesiak from Poland!More information...
Just two months left - then the GDT will open the doors to the International Nature Photography Festival in Lünen!
A fantastic supporting program and exquisite exhibitions await you:
lectures by well-known nature photographers from around the globe, exciting exhibitions, a big photo market as well as a show stage...
For the 26th 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!Ticket Reservation...
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 2018.
The overall winner is once again a member of the GDT Group of Young Photographers: Maximilian Hornisch (21) from Upper Bavaria with his photo "Golden Eagle".
The exhibition to the competition "GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017" in "Deutsches Pferdemuseum" Verden will start on 2nd of March 2018 and runs until 13 May 2018.
Deutsches Pferdemuseum | Holzmarkt 9 | 27283 Verden (Aller) | Tuesday - Sunday | 10.00 - 17.00
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)!More information...
For the 18th time the Society of German Nature Photographers (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen - GDT) invites professional and non-professional photographers from all over Europe to join this year‘s competition.
The competition aims to illustrate the high quality and specific style of European wildlife photography through excellent pictures from Europe and all over the world. It also seeks to promote awareness for nature conservation through the means of photography.
The brand new exhibition "GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017" will be on display from 15. - 27. January 2018 in the shopping center "das Schloss" in Berlin Steglitz.
Shopping center „das Schloss“ | Schlossstr. 34 | 12163 Berlin
We wish you a blessed Christmas holiday season. May this Christmas bring you comfort, joy, peace and happiness to last throughout the coming year!
The GDT’s internal competition “GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2018” is now open for entries. Find more information, the competition rules and access to online-participation on our competition page.More information...
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...
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 9-17More information...
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.More information...
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!
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
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
The Fritz Pölking Junior Prize 2017 goes to Sergio Marijuán from Spain.More infos & photos...
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
GDT Annual general meeting 2019
27 April 2019 - more info...
International Nature Photography Festival 2018
25 - 27 October 2019