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If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent Van Gogh

Contest

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The aim of the competition is through specialty nature photography to promote respect and care for nature. Therefore, the photographs to be presented in the competition must reflect the credibility of natural circumstances, respect the originality of the landscape, present living beings in their living space, avoid their suffering and disturbances or disturbances in their behavior.

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The aim of the competition is to show and promote unknown wonders and beauty of the Nature, it stunning diversity, in order to be better understood and more appreciated by the people. With this contest we would also like to show, how powerful can nature photography be when reaching for this aims. The nature is one and the only and we crucially depend on it. The contest is open to amateur as well as professional photographers from around the world. Participants will be asked to submit maximum 20 photos in six categories:


1. Mammals,

2. Birds,

3. Other animals,

4. Plants including lichens, mushrooms, etc.,

5. Natural Landscapes,

6. Man and nature (examples of positive or negative influence of man on nature).


Among received photos international jury of renowned nature photographers will select 10 from each category, a winning photography for each category and an overall winner photography, receiving a title “Nature photography of the year”. Among entrants from Slovenia jury will select one overall winner photography receiving the title “Slovenian nature photography of the year«. All selected photos will be presented on exhibition traveling across Slovenia and in a 250x210 mm book, which will be received by each participant of the contest. Best photographers will receive a prize money. Results will be presented on award ceremony.


As of 1st February European project LIFE NATURAVIVA: Biodiversity – Art of life accept a patronat over the competition "Magical Nature". Goal of the project is, to promote biodiversity and beauties of Slovenian nature and is therefore very close also to a goal of the competition itself.

*Photo is symbolic