TNC Global Photo Contest

TNC Global Photo Contest

20 June, 2017
“What’s your nature?”
Hong Kong photographers in Top 100
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A picture speaks a thousand words and the Nature Conservancy's “What’s Your Nature?” global photo contest couldn’t have reflected this better. The best 100 nature photos from around the world for this competition was unveiled on June 16th.

The international judging panel chose the top 100 photos within eight categories: Overall, Mobile, Young Photographers (18-25), People and Nature, Underwater, Wildlife, Adventure, and Nature in Cities.

There were 32,704 photo entries from 141 countries and territories all around the world. Four Hong Kong photographers, Leka Huie, Ka Wai Li, William Shum and Francois Wolfaardt, have won a place in the top 100 for their brilliant nature shots.

"We are inspired by the stunning nature photos in the top 100, and are especially proud to see pictures from some Hong Kong photographers in the mix," said Louisa Ho, Executive Director of TNC Hong Kong.

From these top 100, fans around the world can vote through June 30 for their favorite photos and choose the People's Choice winner.
All winners will be announced July 1 (US Eastern time). To browse the top 100, and to vote, please visit here.

Timeline:

• Top 100 entries named: June 16, 2017 (US Eastern time)
• Public voting for People's Choice winner: June 16-June 30, 2017
• Winners announced: July 1, 2017 (US Eastern time)
• For a full list of prizes and contest rules, visit https://www.tnc.org.hk/naturephotocontest/
• Enter at https://www.tnc.org.hk/naturephotocontest

About The Nature Conservancy
is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, and helping make cities more sustainable. Working in more than 65 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. TNC has been in Asia Pacific for 26 years, starting with our first project in Micronesia and now also covering conservation programs in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

By: Sumichhya Gurung
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