Surreal jellyfish shot wins European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021

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(Image credit: Angel Fitor - European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021)

One of the most prestigious wildlife photography competitions has just released its 2021 winners. The European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, hosted by the Germany Society for Nature Photography, received more than 19,000 entries from 36 countries – but the overall winning image was captured by Spanish photographer, photojournalist and author, Angel Fitor. 

Separated into ten categories, the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year celebrates the work of photographers who capture anything from sealife to birds, mammals and the relationship between man and nature. There is also a category for aspiring young photographers aged 14 years and another for those ages 15-17. 

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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.