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Alec Connah, United Kingdom

2020 Sony World Photography Awards - Category Winner, Motion, Open Competition


Alec Connah has been involved in photography on a casual basis for some time, but in the last few years he started winning awards and prizes with his images and so he has become a little more 'focussed'. Alec specialises in wildlife and environmental themes but he will also happily shoot stock and novelty subjects should the opportunity arise.


He was 'Highly Commended' in the BBC/NHM Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2007, winner of the 'Oceans' category in the Nature's Best Photography' competition 2008, a category winner in the GDT 'European Nature photographer of the year competition in 2009 and National Wildlife Federation competition 2010 and won trips to the Galapagos Islands [2011] and Namibia [2012] via photography competitions through Audley Travel and Wildlife Worldwide.


Alec has had his work published in a wide variety of magazines and newspapers including BBC Wildlife, Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Guardian, Shark Focus Magazine and National Wildlife. He was also 'Commended' in the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 and shortlisted in the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 and BBC/NHM Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2018. Alec Connah won the 'Motion' category in the Open competition of the Sony World Photography Awards 2020.


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