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2018 Winners

Natural Abstract Category

1st: Charly Schleder – Whisky on the Rocks


Charly Schleder – Whisky on the Rocks
© Charly Schleder – Whisky on the Rocks

Charly said: "Sometimes simple views with just a few elements are the best.

"I photographed this image near to the beach of Dhail Mor on the Isle of Lewis. I had already finshed my photo session that morning at the beach and was on the way back to my car. The intense brown water of the small burn flowing down to the beach inspired me to think: 'Scotland - what a wonderful country, whisky is already flowing through the meadows!'

"When I saw the blue stones, looking out of the surface of the brown water, I knew that this was a perfect cold-warm contrast to take a photo. So, it was camera out of the bag again and placing the tripod. Breakfast had to wait for another 10-15 minutes, which I needed to find the right position to reduce the photo to these 2 elements."



2nd: Ken Forbes - Cold Hearted


Ken Forbes - Cold Hearted
© Ken Forbes - Cold Hearted



3rd: Morton Gillespie - Branch Lines


Morton Gillespie - Branch Lines
© Morton Gillespie - Branch Lines



Shortlisted:

Charles Everitt
Alan Johnstone
Andy MacDougall
Duncan McNaught
Simone Opdam
Jeanette Stafford
Tomasz Szatewicz
Stephen Whitehorne
David Wolfenden


Environmental category
Natural Abstract category
Scottish Botanical category
Scottish Landscape - The Land category
Scottish Landscape - Sea & Coast category
Scottish Landscape - Urban Greenspace category
Scottish Wildlife Behaviour category
Scottish Wildlife Portrait category
Junior category
Student category
Scottish Nature Video Award 2018