Mesmerizing photo of hunting wolves wins Rewilding Europe Awards 2023

Rewilding Europe Awards 2023
Wolf on the Hunt - Overall winner [Canon EOS 5DS R, 2400mm, ISO 3200, tripod] (Image credit: Tobias Richter)

Celebrating the beauty of the natural world and the growing movement of rewilding, the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year (EWPY) competition has just announced the winner of the second Rewilding Europe Award. This year’s top honor was awarded to Tobias Richter for his mesmerizing, misty photo Wolves on the Hunt

Rewilding is the process of allowing nature to reclaim and restore itself in areas that have been impacted by human activity. With so much land being built on for housing, new road networks, or commercial spaces, photographers capturing successful efforts to bring wildlife back has never been more important or inspiring. Tobias’ image was taken on a later summer evening at one of the many ponds in the  Lausitz region in Germany, about 15 miles south of Berlin. On capturing the image Tobias explains:

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.