1. ‘Cub Scouts Honor’.
“While watching her mother dive for salmon in the frigid glacier water of the Crescent River this young brown bear cub couldn’t contain her excitement and stood up on her rear legs and politely made a waving direction towards me. In a matter of one hour this young cub ate several salmon that were provided by her intelligent and fearless mother. Deep in the Alaskan wilderness this brown bear family provided my favorite image of the year.”
Location: Alaska-Chigmit Mountains
2. ‘Floating car’.
“Salar de Uyuni is miracle. I was so moved of this landscape. I walked away from the car and took this photo with complete silence.”
Location: Uyuni, Bolivia
3. ‘Living on the Tundra’.
“Young Nenet boy in Siberia Yamal plays in -30 degrees.”
Location: Siberia, Russia
4. ‘One eye on you’.
“Short-eared owl in stretching and relaxing mode in Kuwait natural reserve.”
5. ‘Morning Swim’.
“These ladies are past 80 years old and swim together everyday in the morning at Cottesloe beach in Perth, Australia.”
Location: Cottesloe Beach, Perth, Australia.
6. ‘Living in a Box’.
“Living in a Box is living in Hong Kong.”
Location: Hong Kong
7. ‘Above The Clouds’.
“Dubai’s tallest buildings piercing through a dense blanket of fog that covered the city shortly before sunrise.”
Location: Dubai, UAE
“The high cliffs of Svalbard drop steeply into the sea, the eroded green cliffs, remnant snow and aquamarine sea creating an abstract visual impression.”
“Travelling with Stockholm’s Underground is also a art sightseeing tour!”
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
- Greece voted "no" on sweeping new austerity measures tied to further bailout funds. Its future in the eurozone is uncertain, and its creditors are unimpressed.
- The U.S. defeated Japan 5-2 in Vancouver in the final match of the FIFA Women's World Cup. It was the highest scoring final in the history of the tournament ⚽️
- Captured New York prison escapee David Sweat has been released from hospital and is back in jail.