Author(s): Outdoor Photography Magazine (Editor)
Outdoor Photographer of the Year (Portfolio III) presents a stunning collection of the winning, commended and shortlisted photographs from the 2017 Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition. Featuring over 150 images from entrants based all around the world, it captures the magnificent diversity of our planet. The annual competition, organized by Outdoor Photography magazine and now in its seventh year, last year received over 17,000 entries from more than 50 countries. Judged by some of the most respected names in the outdoor photography community, the contest attracts and curates the most inspiring images in adventure, travel, landscape, wildlife and nature. This year's overall winner will receive a Fj llr ven bursary to the value of 3,000, to put together their own dream package of outdoor equipment. The runner-up will receive a 1,000 bursary, and the category winners will all get a superb Fj llr ven Kaipak 38 backpack and 200. The book is divided into the nine categories of the competition, including At the Water's Edge, Wildlife Insight, Live the Adventure and Spirit of Travel. A brand new category for this year is View from Above, which will celebrate aerial landscape photography, whether captured by a drone or from other types of aircraft. A breathtaking variety of images is accompanied by detailed captions and technical information, creating a collection of extreme environments and exceptional photography that will inspire outdoor photographers and adventure enthusiasts alike.