New Delhi: Indian-Origin Engineer cum hobbyist Photographer Karthik Subramaniam‘s beautiful photo has topped National Geographic’s ‘Photo of the Year’ Contest 2023, beating over 5000 entries. His photograph titled “Dance of the Eagles”, which was captured on the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve in Alaska, gained the grand prize within the contest. “Every year in November, hundreds of bald eagles gather at Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve near Haines, Alaska, to feast on salmon. I visited there last two Novembers to photograph them,” Subramaniam mentioned after successful the competition.
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The award-winning image captured a bald eagle was attempting to steal a perch on a tree log from one other bald eagle that provided a vantage view of the shoreline on the Chilkat Bald Eagle. The title of the image is being impressed by R.R.R Martin’s standard novel ‘A Dance with Dragons’.
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“Hours of observing their patterns and behavior helped me capture moments like these,” added photographer Karthik Subramaniam, a software program engineer with a ardour for wildlife images. ““Every year in November, hundreds of bald eagles gather at Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve near Haines, Alaska, to feast on salmon. I visited there last two Novembers to photograph them.”
California-based software program engineer, Karthika began capturing wild photographs as a ardour in 2020. His Instagram profile is stuffed with gorgeous wildlife photos. His ‘Dance of the Eagles’ would be the cover-page of National Geographic’s May version.
Other Pictures that honoured by Magazine are:
Nomadic Kazakh eagle hunter by Eric Esterle
Penguins crowd by Rhez Solano
The Austrian Alps by Alex Berger
Mount Rainier National Park, Washington by W. Kent Williamson
‘Legends of the Fog’ by Tihomir Trichkov
Arizona’s small desert owls by Bruce Taubert
Maras in Peru by An Li
These are the images.
Source web site: zeenews.india.com