Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers announces competition winners

Michelle Howell / SINWP

The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers (SINWP) has announced the winners of its Creatures Great and Small Photography Competition. The overall winning image was taken by Michelle Howell from West Yorkshire in England and shows an Argentinean ornate horned frog in a reflection pool. Michelle used a Nikon D5100 DSLR and Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro lens to capture the winning shot.

Sheri Emerson / SINWP

Runners-up include an image of a rhino that was captured by Sheri Emerson from Newfoundland, Canada and a macro image of a bee that what was shot by Stuart Walker from Essex, England at Bridge End Gardens in Saffron Walden.

Stuart Walker / SINWP

Press Release:

The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers have announced the winners of the Creatures Great and Small Photography Competition.

For this competition we asked to see animals, insects, fish all life big or small in this months competition, anything from big to small.

Michelle Howell from West Yorkshire, England was chosen as the winner from over 530+ images entered in to the competition.

Michelle has won 12 months membership to The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers (SINWP) organisation.

Michelle says ”Thank you so much for choosing my image! I look forward to using my membership and joining in more of your competitions. The image is a macro image of an Argentinean Ornate Horned Frog taken in a reflection pool."

The image was shot on a Nikon D5100 with a Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD Macro 1:1 F004N Lens.

Phil Jones, the Societies CEO says, “June’s competition did not disappoint with the quality of images entered. Michelle’s image of the horned frog captured the theme of the competition brilliantly.’’

There are 2 runners up Sheri Emerson from Newfoundland, Canada and Stuart Walker from Essex, England both won 6 months memberships respectively.

Here are the winners –

1st place – Michelle Howell http://ift.tt/2tIwGFi

2nd place – Sheri Emerson http://ift.tt/2tINhsv

3rd place – Stuart Walker http://ift.tt/2tIRYCK

Also there were 31 highly commended images:
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