The Biodiversity Photography Contest has as main objective to promote the theme of biological natural heritage, namely the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of photographs related to this theme. It also intends to promote nature photography and promote its growth and development, in addition to launching the debate and reflection of society on the need of knowing, promoting and conserving biodiversity.

2019 Winners


category “Birds”

1st place – Mario Cea Sanchez, (Spain)


2st place – Ricardo Lourenço, (Spain)


3st placer – João Coutinho, (Portugal)


category “Another Fauna”

1st place – Mario Cea Sanchez, (Spain)

2st place – Maurício Soares, (Portugal)

3st place – Tiago Magalhães, (Portugal)


category “Flora and Fungi”

1st placer – Rafael Ruiz Fuente, (Spain)

2st place – António Coelho, (Portugal)

3st place – Javier Lafuente Perez, (Spain)


category “Landscape and Natural Habitats”

1st place – Cristiana Damiano, (Italy)

2st place – Rui Cortes, (Portugal)

3st place – Marco Moura, (Portugal)


Carvalho Araújo Award

Ricardo Lourenço, (Portugal)