2015 Photo Competition

Meet our 2015 photo competition judges

Clement-Chenost
Nathan Dappen
Dan Lert
Dan Lert
Susan
Susan Onyango
Eko
Eko Prianto
Pilar Valbuena
Pilar Valbuena

We put out a call to the world to send us images of landscape connections. Here is the full collection of photographs entered into the 2015 Global Landscapes Forum Photo Competition, from which the jury and voters selected their winners.

Without landscapes there would be no us
Photo by Igor Kolar
Vote count:  9

The sea lion king
Photo by Nadia Aguirre
Vote count:  26

Quechua farmers and climate change
Photo by Manon Koningsten
Vote count:  27

Keystone species with significant roles in ecological dynamics
Photo by Evan Kimani Muruku
Vote count:  18

Community collaboration to fight climate change
Photo by Manon Koningstein
Vote count:  14

Loksado man
Photo by Ricky Martin
Vote count:  29

Relaxation in Landscape
Photo by Mohammadreza Davari
Vote count:  154

Waterfall
Photo by Charu Verma
Vote count:  18

Agriculture and deforestation
Photo by Jonathan Guyot
Vote count:  49

Smiling child in Tsiribihina River
Photo by Elena Skalovskaia
Vote count:  21

Morning breeze in Borneo
Photo by Sopian Hadiwijaya
Vote count:  68

Ninth wonder of the world
Photo by Shehzaad Maroof
Vote count:  16

Any time playtime
Photo by Puranjit Gangopadhyay
Vote count:  9

Child in Tsiribihina River in Madagascar
Photo by Elena Skalovskaia
Vote count:  12

Fishing as a livelihood
Photo by Luke Smith
Vote count:  60

Glacial Lake
Photo by Mary Kathryn Gilligan
Vote count:  113

Past and present
Photo by Giulia Sbrizza
Vote count:  127

Nor Yauyos Reserve
Photo by Héctor Cisneros Moncloa
Vote count:  714

A harmonious landscape in the China mountains
Photo by Olivier Rousselle
Vote count:  31

Between lichens
Photo by Balasz Garamszegi
Vote count:  7

Feeding London
Photo by Katie Bracher
Vote count:  6

Shouting for a green world
Photo by Supriya Biswas
Vote count:  18

Fishing in paddy field
Photo by Amit Khanal
Vote count:  132

Sawmill communities
Photo by Samson Adetona
Vote count:  142

The power of water and rocks
Photo by Ángel Sánchez Tapia
Vote count:  19

Health Harvest
Photo by Ethel Magaya
Vote count:  21

Life in the desert
Photo by Gabriel Arango
Vote count:  21

Japan in the heart of the Banat
Photo by Viktor Krizik
Vote count:  8

Bamboo harvesting in Myanmar
Photo by Ana Caroline de Lima
Vote count:  10

Firewood supply
Photo by Tolojanahary Ranaivosoa
Vote count:  14

Autumn
Photo by Péter Garamszegi
Vote count:  9

Apatani Rice Field
Photo by Sirsendu Gayen
Vote count:  10

Physical strength, nurtured by nature
Photo by Wilson John Barbon
Vote count:  31

What is the path to sustainability?
Photo by Icaro Cooke
Vote count:  76

When nature strikes back
Photo by Viktor Krizik
Vote count:  6

The question of time
Photo by Brigitte Uttar Kornetzky
Vote count:  106

Glacier melting
Photo by Simone Cmoon
Vote count:  35

Llama race
Photo by Eric Chavez
Vote count:  19

Mystic Austrian landscape: from hills to Alps
Photo by Alice Cosatti
Vote count:  63

Atacama Desert
Photo by Ana Caroline de Lima
Vote count:  8

Dry river sunrise
Photo by Michael Fuller
Vote count:  27

Deforestation and waste
Photo by Samson Omokanye
Vote count:  104

Woman at work
Photo by Ketut Arnaya
Vote count:  99

Rays of hope
Photo by Michael Langford
Vote count:  44

Sustainable Land Management System
Photo by Rishi Indra Singh
Vote count:  27

Floodplain edge, edge of life
Photo by Lin Cassidy
Vote count:  259

Tifar
Photo by Briegel Bagenda
Vote count:  13

Growing tea into the Wild
Photo by Brigitte Uttar Kornetzky
Vote count:  111

Smoky sunset
Photo by Lin Cassidy
Vote count:  243

Sweet lost
Photo by Giulia Sbrizza
Vote count:  121

Nature’s mirror
Photo by Amber Srivastava
Vote count:  34

In the middle of the game
Photo by Icaro Cooke
Vote count:  192

Road on Pantokrator
Photo by Giulia Sbrizza
Vote count:  120

Agriculture on the slopes of Mount Elgon
Photo by Malte Peter Øhlers
Vote count:  11

Yosemite dry valley
Photo by María Alejandra Escalante
Vote count:  8

The Guardian of Palcacocha
Photo by Niels Ackermann
Vote count:  53

An ecological green curtain
Photo by Jane Zerubabel
Vote count:  11

On the road
Photo by Jonas Geschke
Vote count:  22

Redia Mountain
Photo by Mohamed Shebl
Vote count:  157

The connection
Photo by Michael Langford
Vote count:  135

Traditional salt maker
Photo by Ketut Arnaya
Vote count:  76

The ladder to Heaven
Photo by Chi Keung Wong
Vote count:  8

A chalet in mountain ecosystems
Photo by Olivier Rousselle
Vote count:  33

Traditional technologies are never out of fashion
Photo by Manon Koningstein
Vote count:  19

Landscape of Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary
Photo by Nidhi Srivastava
Vote count:  18

River Indus
Photo by Shehzaad Maroof
Vote count:  16

Marine wonder in danger
Photo by Susan Baltazar
Vote count:  28

MianShan Buddhist remoteness
Photo by Antonis Stylianou
Vote count:  19

Man in the eye of an elephant
Photo by Brigitte Uttar Kornetzky
Vote count:  669

Livelihoods
Photo by Romy Chevallier
Vote count:  12

Fetching water in the Tsiribihina River in Madagascar
Photo by Elena Skalovskaia
Vote count:  9

Flower bath
Photo by Simone Cmoon
Vote count:  38

Cederberg mountain farm house
Photo by Jonas Geschke
Vote count:  33

Plumber Boys
Photo by Kevin Midigo
Vote count:  28

Let’s Fly
Photo by Sahat Aritonang
Vote count:  61

Abiding the inner Niger Delta
Photo by Peter Shapland
Vote count:  14

Golden rice terrace
Photo by Kiran Nasir
Vote count:  15

Monsoon remix
Photo by Joshua Nasielski
Vote count:  8

Navigating the new Amazonia
Photo by Daniel Cruz
Vote count:  13

Balaton sunset
Photo by Péter Garamszegi
Vote count:  9

Highlands waterfall
Photo by Suzanne Baynes
Vote count:  10

Dusk over rocks and mountains
Photo by Milos Jokic
Vote count:  38

Littering paradise
Ziadah
Vote count:  76

Save the forest together
Photo by Jonathan Guyot
Vote count:  69

A Nepalese farming landscape
Photo by Asmita Nagila
Vote count:  19

Feeding body and soul
Photo by Lin Cassidy
Vote count:  283

Quechua porter
Photo by Jelle Canipel
Vote count:  33

Misty haze
Photo by Ricky Martin
Vote count:  24

Meat on rice
Photo by Michael Fuller
Vote count:  29

Poisonous waters of Laguna Colorada
Photo by Ana Caroline de Lima
Vote count:  15

A lazy salute
Photo by Silke Berger
Vote count:  10

Mountains and ponds
Photo by Chi Keung Wong
Vote count:  8

Salinas salt farmer
Photo by Michael Fuller
Vote count:  42

Villa de Merlo from above
Photo by Carolina Burgos
Vote count:  13

On top
Photo by Emil Platzer
Vote count:  17

The farmer
Putu Agung Wiaskara
Vote count:  19

Leap of Clean Faith
Photo by Kevin Midigo
Vote count:  19

Baboon
Photo by Mohamed Shebl
Vote count:  161

Quinoa mono crops
Photo by María Alejandra Escalante
Vote count:  18

What is left
Photo by Diah Tantri
Vote count:  51

Falcon in captivity
Photo by Héctor Cisneros Moncloa
Vote count:  696

The Effect of Climate Change
Photo by Mohammad Rakibul Hasan
Vote count:  30

Nature’s wildest
Photo by Viktor Krizik
Vote count:  8

Pupuan rice terraces
Photo by Ketut Arnaya
Vote count:  77

Three stollers in the salt
Photo by Adrián Bello
Vote count:  15

Landscape of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve
Photo by Deepak Dhyani
Vote count:  745

Yatara
Photo by Mukesh Khugsal
Vote count:  161

Nature’s thunder
Photo by Bhavin Faldu
Vote count:  35

Spring Thaw in Kotzebue
Photo by Evan Watson
Vote count:  13

Palm tree and the clouds
Photo by Ajibola Ajibade
Vote count:  14

Eravikulam biodiversity
Photo by Jane Zerubabel
Vote count:  7

Livestock, main cause of deforestation
Photo by Jonathan Guyot
Vote count:  39

Communities, livelihoods and ecosystems in a changing climate
Photo by Monica Coll Besa
Vote count:  32

Fishermen
Photo by Putu Agung Wiaskara
Vote count:  22

No trees, no rain, no life
Photo by André Hemelrijk
Vote count:  12

Harvest season
Photo by Taufik Hidayat
Vote count:  29

Passing
Photo by Ricky Martin
Vote count:  16

Senegalese rice farmers
Photo by Maria Holzinger
Vote count:  6

Apatani Woman
Photo by Sirsendu Gayen
Vote count:  18

The green carpet
Photo by Jane Zerubabel
Vote count:  21

Nieve
Photo by Nadia Aguirre
Vote count:  16

Running out of water
Photo by André Hemelrijk
Vote count:  8

Artisanal fishing
Photo by Icaro Cooke
Vote count:  249

Mana: the last Indian village
Photo by Anurag Dhyani
Vote count:  1990

Confluence of world’s mighty mountains
Photo by Ikram Ur Rahman
Vote count:  1785

A day’s collection
Photo by Puranjit Gangopadhyay
Vote count:  10

Apatani Wet Rice Cultivation
Photo by Sirsendu Gayen
Vote count:  40

Landscape watching
Photo by Mohammadreza Davari
Vote count:  93

A day in Manzanilla
Photo by Kaleigh John
Vote count:  5

Deforestation log pond
Photo by Samson Adetona
Vote count:  143

Potato Ride
Photo by Kevin Midigo
Vote count:  16

Animals and elements in symbiosis: the Okavango Delta
Photo by Romy Chevallier
Vote count:  12

Shadow land
Photo by Amanda Royce-Hale
Vote count:  61

Artisanal ship building in Perú
Photo by Manuel Guariguata
Vote count:  22

Cocococha lake
Photo by Jelle Canipel
Vote count:  31

Pucusana Fisherman
Photo by Héctor Cisneros Moncloa
Vote count:  760

Peke-peke
Photo by Michael Langford
Vote count:  57

Curious seagull
Photo by Nadia Aguirre
Vote count:  25

Palestine sunbird
Photo by Mohamed Shebl
Vote count:  174

Water storage system
Photo by Shehzaad Maroof
Vote count:  18

Eighth wonder of the world
Photo by Kiran Nasir
Vote count:  19

Sagar fair
Photo by Puranjit Gangopadhyay
Vote count:  6

A Path Through the Cederberg Mountains
Photo by Jonas Geschke
Vote count:  23

Everything is vital in ecosystems
Photo by Min Hein Htike
Vote count:  20

The Decay
Photo by Mohammad Rakibul Hasan
Vote count:  13

Mangroves
Photo by Maria Holzinger
Vote count:  28

Beach gone
Photo by Adeolu Adeniyi
Vote count:  1173

Yubeng
Photo by Coline Boonman
Vote count:  34

Wave
Photo by Mohammad Rakibul Hasan
Vote count:  11

Tree of life
Photo by Jaya Setiawan Gulo
Vote count:  4096

Salt of the Earth
Photo by Janina Grabs
Vote count:  10

Brilliant Amazon River
Photo by María Alejandra Escalante
Vote count:  14

Gentleman of the seas
Photo by Susan Baltazar
Vote count:  13

All season farming
Photo by Shweta Adhikari
Vote count:  30