naturArt 2006
naturArt 2006Copyright © Mate Bence

Achievements at photography contests

BBC 2002
BBC 2002Copyright © Mate Bence

  • International prizes

  • BBC Wildlife Photographer of The Year

    2013 Underwater Worlds (Highly commended)
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    2011 Eric Hosking Award (Winner)
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      Behaviour: All other animals (Highly Commended)
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      Animal Portraits (Highly commended)
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    2010 Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year (Winner)
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      Eric Hosking Award (Winner)
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    2008 Animal Behaviour: Birds (Highly commended)
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    2007 Eric Hosking Award (Winner)
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    2006 Animal Behaviour: Birds (Specially commended)
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    2005 Eric Hosking Award (Winner)
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    Animal Portraits (Runner-up)
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    Animal Behaviour: Birds (Highly commended)
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    2004 Animal Behaviour: Birds (Highly commended)
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    2003 Animal Portraits (Highly commended)
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    2002 Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year (All overall winner)
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    15-17 years old (Winner)
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    2001 15-17 years old (Highly commended)
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    International Wildbird Photographer

    2008 Birds of the World (Runner-up)
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      Birds in Flight (Runner-up)
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    2006 (Highly commended)
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    2005 The Bird Photographer of The Year 2005
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    2003 (Highly commended)
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    CIWEM Environmental Photographer Of The Year

    2011 Natural World (Highly Commended)
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    Natural World (1st prize)
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    Oasis International Competition of Nature Photography

    2012 All Other Animals (Premio Oasis Award)
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    Share the View International Nature Photography Contest

    2012 Best Bird Image (Grand Prize)
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    Windland Smith Rice International Award Photography Competition

    2012 Animal Antics (1st prize)
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    2010 Small World Spectacular (1st prize)
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    Milvus Award Photography Competition

    2011 Aquatic Biodiversity (Highly Commended)
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    2010 Raptor (Highly Commended)
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    Montphoto International Competition of Nature Photography

    2011 Animal World (1st prize)
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    Macro (Peoples choice)
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    Memorial Maria Luisa International Mountain and Nature Photocontest

    2012 Underwater World (Highly Commended)
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    2011 Animal World (Highly Commended)
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    Vegetal World (Highly Commended)
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    Nature Landscapes (Highly Commended)
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    2010 Nature Photographer of the Year (Overall winner)
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    Animal World (Highly Commended)
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    Biodiversity (1st prize)
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    Biodiversity (Highly Commended)
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    Asferico International Competition of Nature Photography

    2013 Other Animals (Highly Commended)
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    2011 Composition and Forms (Highly Commended)
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  • National (Hungarian) prizes

  • The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year (naturArt)

    2011 Juryman
    2010 "Wildlife Photographer of The Year"
    Wildlife Photo of the Year
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    Nature's energies: 1st prize
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    From dusk till dawn 1st prize
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    Animals behaviour 1st and 3rd prize
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    Animals eye to eye 1st prize
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    Plants and fungies 3rd prize
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    Birds behaviour 1st prize (two times)
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    The Earth in our hands 1st prize
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    2008 "Wildlife Photographer of The Year"
    Animal behaviour: Birds 1st prize
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    Dr Zoltan Tildy award of NaturArt
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    Eye to Eye 2nd prize
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    From dusk till dawn - 2nd and 3rd prize
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    Naturalist Magazine - special prize
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    2007 Juryman
    2006 "Wildlife Photographer of The Year"
    Animal behaviour: Birds - 2nd prize
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    Dr Zoltan Tildy award of NaturArt
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    Animal behaviour: Mammals - 3rd prize
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    Animal portraits - 1st and 3rd prize
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    Story category: 1st and 2nd prize
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    From dusk till dawn - 2nd prize
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    Naturalist Magazine - special prize
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    Wild Magazine - special prize
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    2005 Animal behaviour: Birds 1st prize
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    Story category: 1st prize
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    Dr Zoltan Tildy award of NaturArt
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    2004 "Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year"
    Youth cat. (under 22 y.o.) 1st and 2nd prize
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    Dr Zoltan Tildy award of NaturArt
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    Animal behaviour: Birds 1st prize
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    From dusk till dawn - 1st prize
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    PhotoArt Magazine - special prize
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    Naturalist Magazine - special prize
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    2003 "Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year"
    Youth cat. (under 22 y.o.) 1st and 2nd prize
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    Hungarian Bird Association - honorary prize
    2002 "Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year"
    Youth cat. (under 22 y.o.) 1st and 2nd prize
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    Dr Zoltan Tildy award of NaturArt
    The water is the source of life category - 1st prize
    The Society of Academic Journalist - special prize
    2001 "Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year"
    Plants and Fungi cat - 1st prize
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    Dr Zoltan Tildy award of NaturArt
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    Youth cat. (under 22 y.o.) 1st prize
    2000 "Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year"
    Youth cat. (under 22 y.o.) 1st and 3rd prize
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