We use cookies to make sure our website better meets your expectations.
You can adjust your web browser's settings to stop accepting cookies. For further information, read our cookie policy.
IN Warsaw
Exchange Rates
Warsaw Stock Exchange - Indices
The Warsaw Voice » Culture » April 7, 2010
You have to be logged in to use the ReadSpeaker utility and listen to a text. It's free-of-charge. Just log in to the site or register if you are not registered user yet.
Wildlife in Focus
April 7, 2010   
Article's tools:

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is one of the most prestigious photography contests of its kind in the world. Held since 1964 under the auspices of the BBC Wildlife Magazine and the Natural History Museum in London, every year the competition concludes with an exhibition that travels to dozens of countries.
The 80 best photographs from last year's competition are on display at the BWA gallery in the southern city of Bielsko-Biała. For the second year in a row, the award-winning photographs include three taken by Polish photographers. This year, they are Mariusz Oszustowicz (third prize, In Praise of Plants category), Jacek Kwiatkowski (third prize, 15- to 17-year-olds category) and Michał Budzyński (highly commended, 15- to 17-year-olds category).
Budzyński, who lives in Buczkowice near Bielsko-Biała, is a high school student and this is his third win in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This time, he was highly commended for a photograph entitled Ice-Bound (pictured above) that he took near a reservoir in the beautiful Wapienica River Valley, in the northern part of Silesia Beskid mountain range. The black-and-white photograph and 20 other pictures he took of Polish wildlife are on show in a small exhibition that accompanies the best works entered for Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2009.

Bielsko-Biała, BWA Gallery,
11, 3-go Maja St., free admission to both exhibitions
© The Warsaw Voice 2010-2018
E-mail Marketing Powered by SARE