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Winners of Marwell Zoo Photographer of the Year competition revealed
7:43am Monday 7th October 2013 in News
THESE are the stunning images that capture nature’s most captivating moments.
Majestic kingfishers, juggling otters and a picture of a honeybee pollinating flowers were all winners in Marwell’s Photographer of the Year competition.
The competition saw its highest number of entries with more than 1,600 photos submitted.
The prestigious panel of judges included TV presenter Philippa Forrester, Daily Echo picture editor Paul Collins and award-winning wildlife photographer Heather Angel.
This year the competition had four categories, Native Wildlife, Cute and Funny, Marwell Wildlife Residents and Marwell Wildlife Endangered.
The adult overall winner was Tom Way, 25, from Iver in Buckinghamshire, with a picture (above) that showed the moment a kingfisher flew out of the water.
His stunning image won him a trip to Sweden with professional photographer Nick Garbutt and a range of photography equipment.
Taking home the junior overall winner award was 15- year-old Emily Swettenham, from Petersfield, Hampshire, whose image called The Apian Way showed a bee in incredible detail on a colourful flower.
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