The famous Australian media business, Australian Geographic, in collaboration with the South Australian Museum holds an annual competition called the ‘Nature Photographer of the Year’ to encourage the photography of the region of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica, and New Guinea. This competition aims to promote the legacy of this region, which is known for its unique natural heritage.
There are multiple categories in the competition such as animal portrait, animal behaviour, animal habitat, botanical, and landscape.
Here are some of the breathtaking photographs of the flora and fauna of this beautiful region that have won the 2019 award:
The overall winner: Fin whale’s demise (Fin whale) by Mat Beeson shot in Cheynes Beach, Albany, Western Australia.
Life in the esky (Eastern grey kangaroo) by Charles Davis shot in Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales.
Evil Cousin (Crested Horn Shark) by Peter McGee shot at Cabbage Bay Tree Aquatic Reserve, Manly, New South Wales.
Barron Falls, Kuranda, Queensland by Neil Pritchard.
Watch more pictures of the winners here.
What do you think about these images? Aren’t they absolutely majestic?0