Asferico 2016 is one of the most important contest of naturalistc photography. Now, they are hosting 10th International Nature Photography Competition which open to all photographers both amateur and professional, of any age or nationality.
Subjects must be photographed in their natural environment. Photos of pets and animals bred in captivity, birds in their nest as well as photos of cultivated plants or landscapes including human elements, will not be accepted. Each entrant is allowed a total of thirty (30) entries into the Competition, such total is intended to be distributed freely across the different categories.
The categories are : CATEGORIES A – Landscape The majesty of a scenario or the intimacy of a glimpse represent the inspiration of every photographer, who has to instill the feeling of amazement given by the uncontaminated nature.
B – Underwater worlds The underwater world is unknown to most people. Thousands of creatures of all shapes and sizes, from marine to freshwater environments, are fascinating subjects whose life can be portrayed with a click able to tell their essence in a unique and unforgettable experience. C – Mammals D – Birds E – Other animals C – D – E The fantastic diversity of shapes, behaviors and relationships of the animal kingdom can be pictured through portraits, settings or action scenes able to instill the character or the soul of the subject in an original and exciting way. F – Plants and fungi The delicacy of a flower or the strength of an ancient tree are few examples of a biodiversity that can be portrayed in many different ways through the sensitivity of a careful observer. G – Composition and forms The beauty of nature can be resumed with imagination and creativity, playing with shapes and colors and with blurry and reflections while looking for unique and personal visions.
H – Urban nature Many species adapt to the urban environment, finding living spaces near to mankind, hided but in view. The pictures should resume the beauty and adaptability in urban contexts of wild plant and animal species.
Entry fee:- Subscription fee for photographer is € 25,00.
Awards:- Prize: €2.000 in total to overall winners