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Photo Contest finalists 2015 – who will you vote for?

The selection committee received over 200 photos for this year’s EGU Photo Contest, covering fields across the geosciences. The fantastic finalist photos are below and they are being exhibited in Hall X (basement, Blue Level) of the Austria Center Vienna – see for yourself!

Do you have a favourite? Vote for it! There is a voting terminal in Hall X, just next to the exhibit. The results will be announced on Friday 17 April during the lunch break (at 12:15).

Mountain stream in winter. Credit: Daniele Penna (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)

Mountain stream in winter by Daniele Penna (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Rochers De Naye by Nikita Churilin (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Rochers De Naye by Nikita Churilin (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Sunset over the Labrador Sea by Christof Pearce (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Sunset over the Labrador Sea by Christof Pearce (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Greenland by Joan Campanyà i Llovet (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Greenland by Joan Campanyà i Llovet (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

The late Holocene fever by Christian Massari (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)

The late Holocene fever by Christian Massari (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Three coloured pools by Irene Angeluccetti (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Three coloured pools by Irene Angeluccetti (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Heiturpottur by Morgan Jones (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Heiturpottur by Morgan Jones (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Through Scales: Soil Zoom by Alevtina Evgrafova (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Through Scales: Soil Zoom by Alevtina Evgrafova (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Waved rocks of Antelope slot canyon - Page, Arizona by Frederik Tack (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Waved rocks of Antelope slot canyon – Page, Arizona by Frederik Tack (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

You don't form in the wet sand by Nicasio T. Jiménez-Morilo (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

You don’t form in the wet sand by Nicasio T. Jiménez-Morilo (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

On the occasion of the International Year of Soils, the judges also awarded an honourable mention to the best image in the Soil System Sciences category submitted to the EGU Photo Contest. The chosen image was ‘You don’t form in the wet sand’ by Nicasio T. Jiménez-Morilo. You can also vote for this image in the general contest if you feel it should be crowned winner.

In addition, this year, to celebrate the theme of the EGU 2015 General Assembly, A voyage through scales, the photo that best captured the theme of the conference was selected by the judges. The winner is the stunning ‘Badlands National Park’, by Iain Willis! Congratulations! This too is being exhibited in Hall X (basement, Blue Level) of the Austria Center Vienna.

Badlands national park, South Dakota, USA by Iain Willis (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Badlands national park, South Dakota, USA by Iain Willis (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Last chance to enter the EGU Photo Contest!

From top left to bottom right, Erosion Spider by John Clemens, Icebergs at Night in the Antarctic by Eva Nowatzki, Star Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park by Martin Snow, MicROCKScopica – Symplectite in Granulite by Bernardo Cesare (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Some finalists from the 2014 Photo Competition. From top left to bottom right: Erosion Spider by John Clemens, Icebergs at Night in the Antarctic by Eva Nowatzki, Star Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park by Martin Snow, MicROCKScopica – Symplectite in Granulite by Bernardo Cesare (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu).

If you are pre-registered for the 2015 General Assembly (Vienna, 12 -17 April), you can take part in our annual photo competition! Winners receive a free registration to next year’s General Assembly! But hurry, there are only a few days left to enter!

Every year we hold a photo competition and exhibit in association with our open access image repository, Imaggeo and our annual General Assembly. There is also a moving image competition, which features a short clip of continuous geoscience footage. Pre-registered conference participants can take part by submitting up to three original photos and/or one moving image on any broad theme related to the Earth, planetary and space sciences.

How to enter

You will need to register on Imaggeo to upload your image, which will also be included in the database. When you’ve uploaded it, you’ll have the option to edit the image details – here you can enter it into the EGU Photo Contest – just check the checkbox! The deadline for submissions is 1 March.