Awards

Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2022

Overall Winner

Vitruvian Frog

  • Highly Commended at Stories of Survival Photo Contest 2022 Herpetofauna and Fish
  • Finalist at Festival Camargue Photo Contest 2021 Wild Nature
  • Finalist at Transnature Photo Contest 2020 Open
  • Second Place at NatureArt Photo Contest 2020 Underwater
  • Second Place at BioPhoto Contest 2020 Other animals – Rivers, Lakes and Lagoons
  • All Over Winner and First Prize at Fotoforum Award 2020 Underwater
  • Honorable Mention at Siena Creative Photo Awards 2020 Nature and Landscape
  • First Place at Nature Namur Photo Competition 2019
  • Third Place at Cadiz Photo Contest 2019 Underwater
  • Honorable Mention at MontPhoto Contest 2019 Underwater
  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 Other Animals

Dragonfly

  • First Prize at Austrian Nature Photographer 2022 (VTNÖ) Category: Nature as Art
  • Best Overall Image at Austrian Nature Photographer 2022 (VTNÖ)

Seven Moons of Sahara

  • First Prize at Nature inFocus Awards 2022 Creative Nature Photography

Battle of Giants

  • First Prize at Milvus Photo Contest 2022 Wildlife
  • First Prize at Fotoforum Award 2022 Underwater
  • First Prize at Nature Art Photo Contest 2022 Underwater
  • RunnerUp at Stories of Survival Photo Contest 2022 Herpetofauna and Fish
  • Honorable Mention at GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Other Animals
  • Honorable Mention at Nature Namur Photo Contest 2022 Other Animals
  • Finalist at Transnature Photo Contest 2022 Open
  • Second Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 Other Animals

Dotted

  • Gold Award at WildArt Photographer of the Year 2022 Abstracts
  • Honorable Mention at NatureArt Contest 2022 Portrait
  • Honorable Mention at Nature Namur Photo Contest 2022 Other Animals
  • Finalist at Fotonoja Contest 2022 Fauna General
  • FIAP Goldmedal at Narava Photocontest 2021 Open
  • Honorable Mention at Magical Nature Photocontest 2021 Other Animals
  • Third Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 Nature as Art

Premier Seat

  • Fourth Place at DigitalPhoto Contest 2023 Wildlife
  • Commended at WildArt Photographer of the Year 2022 Space
  • Finalist at Golden Turtle Photo Contest 2022
  • Honorable Mention at Glanzlichter Photo Contest 2021 Diversity of all other animals
  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2020 Other Animals

Fungi Flames

  • Finalist at Milvus Photo Contest 2022
  • Honorable Mention at Nature Namur Photo Contest 2021 Fungi and Plants
  • Honorable Mention at MontPhoto Contest 2021 Fungi and Plants
  • Third Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2020 Plants

Mayfly

  • First Prize at Nature Namur Photo Contest 2022 Other Animals
  • Second Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Black And White

Guarding Father

  • Highly Commended at Stories of Survival Photo Contest 2022 Herpetofauna and Fish
  • Finalist at Golden Turtle Photo Contest 2022
  • Honorable Mention at Nature Namur Photograpy Contest 2021 Other Animals

 

Flycatcher

  • Finalist at CUPOTY 2022 Animals
  • Honorable Mention at NatureArt Photo Contest 2022 Invertebrates
  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Insects and Arachnids

Infinity

  • Finalist at Golden Turtle Photo Contest 2022 Nature as Art
  • Second Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2020 Nature as Art

Width

  • Highly Commended at WildArt Photographer of the Year 2022 Space
  • Honorable Mention at Glanzlichter Photo Contest 2022 Diversity of all other animals
  • First Place at BioPhoto Contest 2020 Other Animals – Deserts, Rocks and Screes
  • Commended at Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020 Natural World

 

Hidden

  • Gold Award at WildArt Photographer of the Year 2022 Eyes

King of the Current

  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Other Animals

Caiman Mask

  • Highly Commended at WildArt Photographer of the Year 2022 Abstract
  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 Art in Nature

Caiman Teeth

  • First Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Other Animals

Duck Galaxy

  • Third Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Nature as Art

In the Center

Second Place at the Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Other Animals

Chamaeleon

  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Black and White

Jungle Inhabitant

  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2020 Insects and Arachnids

Alien

  • Highlight at Wunderwelten Photo Contest 2022 Small Wonders – Macrophotography

Lost in Stars

Jury Selection at Nature inFocus Photo Contest 2022 Animal Portraits

Liverworth

  • Palmares at Montier Photo Contest 2022 Plants and Fungi

Peek A Boo

  • Highlight at the Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Minimalism

Hellbird

  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Birds

Thinking

  • Honorable Mention at Monochrome Photography Awards 2019 Wildlife

Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2021

Overall Winner

Highway Hamster

  • Finalist at Golden Turtle Photo Contest 2021 Animal Portraits
  • Special Mention at Nature inFocus Photo Contest 2021 Animal Portraits
  • Third Place at Nature Art Photo Contest 2020 Mammals
  • Highly Commended at Milvus Photo Contest 2020 Wildlife
  • Commended at Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020 Natural World and Wildlife
  • First Prize at ‘Animal Diversity of Parks and Gardens’ Museum König 2019
  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 Mammals

Translucent

  • Highly Commended at WildArt Photographer of the Year 2021 Monochrome
  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2020 Black and White
  • Honorable Mention at Monovisions Awards 2019 Nature and Wildlife
  • Honorable Mention at Monochrome Photography Awards 2019 Nature

Eye in Eye

  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 Black and White

Ibex

  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 Silhouettes

Kingfisher

  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 Birds

Terciopelo

  • Third Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 Silhouettes

Flicking Snake

  • Honorable Mention at Nature Namur Photo Contest 2021 Other Animals

In Sight

  • Second Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 Black and White

Leaf Spider

  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 Insects and Arachnids

Snake in the grass

  • Fifth Place at Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020 Natural World
  • Fifth Place at DigitalPhoto Contest 2020 Wildlife
  • Finalist at Concorso Nature InPhoto 2019 Wildlife
  • Finalist at Golden Turtle Photo Contest 2019
  • Second Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 Other Animals

Cleaning Day

  • Second Place at BioPhoto Contest 2020 Other Animals – Deserts, Rocks and Screes
  • Finalist at Milvus Photo Contest 2020 Wildlife
  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2020 Other Animals
  • Commended at Amateur Photographer of the Year 2019 Small World

Life in the Desert

  • Finalist at Camargue Festival Photo Contest 2020 Portfolio
  • First Prize at Nature Namur Photo Contest 2019 Mini Series

Staring

  • Honorable Mention at GDT Nature Photographer of the Year 2020 Mammals
  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2020 Mammals

Caiman Series

  • Honorable Mention at Nature Namur Photo Contest 2020 Mini Series

Frog’n’Flares

  • Nominee at Fine Art Photographer of the Year 2019/2020 Wildlife/Animals

Moving

  • First Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 Nature as Art

Huch

  • Third Place at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 Mammals

Solifugae

  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 Nature as Art

Golden Snake

  • Highlight at Austrian Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 Other Animals