Mother nature captured in all its glory in stunning shots crowned winners of prestigious Glanzlichter photo contest

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STUNNING pictures show nature in all its glory from dancing insects to a magnificent meteor.

The astonishing images have been selected as winners in the annual Glanzlichter photo contest which has been held for the last 21 years and is open to photographers from around the world.

INSECTS APPEAL

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Hasan Baglar, from Cyprus, came first in the Moments in Nature category for a photo of European mantis insects dancing on a stalk[/caption]

CAVE OF WONDERS

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Picture by Spanish snapper Fabio Galvez came top in the Magnificent Wilderness section for his picture of Campiecho beach in Spain[/caption]

MOTHERLY LOVE

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Winning picture by Michaela Walch shows large brown bear and a tiny bird taken in Slovenia[/caption]

BUGS FUNNY

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Picture of wild rabbits leaping in the air, entitled War and Peace, came first in the World of Mammals section and was taken by Csaba Daroczi, from Hungary[/caption]

BEAR ROOM BRAWL

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Jari Heikkinen, from Finland, who has been taking nature photos for 40 years, won the Fritz Poelking Award for his picture of brown bears taken in Finland[/caption]

LIZARD LOUNGE

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A close-up of a ‘caudata’, a lizard-like amphibians titled, helped Egor Nikiforov, from Russia, win first place in the Diversity of all other Animals category[/caption]

GREAT BALLS OF FIRE

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A colourful picture of a meteor taken on the black sands of the Canary Islands came top in the Nature as Art section and was snapped by Radomir Jakubowski, from Germany[/caption]

GOING APE

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Picture by Riccardo Marchegiani, aged 17, from Italy, won the Junior Award for his picture entitled, Family, showing orangutan in Borneo[/caption]

FEELING MUSHY

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Heinz Buls, from Germany, took a photo of a bird landing on a toadstool on an Autumn morning to score first place in the Artists on Wings category[/caption]

MORNING SUN

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Csaba Daroczi, from Hungary, came top in the Aerial Views of Nature category for a picture of sun beams across the countryside[/caption]

RAYS OF LIGHT

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Barbara Dall, Angelo, from Italy, came first in the Black and White section for her picture of giraffes in Kenya[/caption]

WINTER’S TALE

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Picture by Alexandra Wuensch, from Germany, came first in The Beauty of Plants section for a stunning photo of an amber tree losing its colourful leaves in the snow in Duesseldorf[/caption]


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