“The beauty of wetlands” was the theme of the Wetlands Photo Contest, organized by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands from 25 October to 25 November 2018.
The winners in the 3 categories namely; Youth, Amateur and Professional, will each receive a digital camera courtesy of Canon. In addition to the winning photos, the judges have also selected highly commended finalists in each category.
The judging panel included Christian Ziegler, photo journalist and Ambassador for Canon in Europe, Vitalis Hirshmann, Engineer and Freelance Photographer, Denis Palanque, wildlife and conservation photographer and Cokin Filter Ambassador, as well as Staff of the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.
The Photo Contest received over 400 entries and was organized in partnership with Canon to use photography to raise global awareness about wetlands.
Unique wetlands in Kolkata, West Bengal India maintained by farmers and fisher folk.
Otter provokes crocodile, Sungei Buloh, Wetland Reserve in Singapore
High altitude Lake – Reunion Island
Zelenci water springs, wetland nature reserve, Kranjska Gora Slovenia
Flamingos in Sorkhankol Wildlife Refuge
The Olo-Olo Mangrove Forest and Eco park , Lobo Batangas, Philippines
A mixed flock of bar tailed Godwits and Grey plovers, coastal sanddflats of Mersing Shores.
Wetland in the Mesofilo Forest of Montana dela Reserve Biosphere El Cielo in Tamaulipas , Mexico.
Pair of snails