Por el Planeta photo competition

Two of Staffans images were specially commended in the first edition of the international wildlife and nature photography competition Por el Planeta Photo. A competition aiming to reaffirm the power of photography as a tool to encourage conservation and appreciation for biodiversity. The registration fees are donated to conservation projects and through books and exhibitions Por el Planeta will continue to inspire the growing community of people around the world interested in conservation. Many thanks to all the people who voted for Staffans image in the People’s choice award.

 

Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) aggressive dominant male, Lake St Lucia wetlands NP, South Africa (Staffan Widstrand)

 

Reflection of a Polar Bear, Ursus maritimus, Svalbard, Norway (Staffan Widstrand)