Chris Oosthuizen wins British Ecological Society 2018 photo competition!

 “ Stand out from the crowd ” by Chris Oosthuizen. Overall winner of the 2018 BES photographic competition.

Stand out from the crowd” by Chris Oosthuizen. Overall winner of the 2018 BES photographic competition.

MIMMP postdoc, Dr. Chris Oosthuizen, has been announced as the overall winner of the British Ecological Society Annual Photography Competition 2018, for his image “Stand out from the crowd”!!

 “ Stinkpot special: Penguin a la King ” by Chris Oosthuizen, winner of the Dynamic Ecosystems category within the BES 2018 photographic competition.

Stinkpot special: Penguin a la King” by Chris Oosthuizen, winner of the Dynamic Ecosystems category within the BES 2018 photographic competition.

As if that is not wonderful enough, he also topped the “Dynamic Ecosystems” category with a winning shot entitled “Stinkpot special: Penguin a la King”, showing a Giant petrel preying on a king penguin chick at Marion Island.

For further interesting details behind these remarkable photos read this article.

To view all winning images visit the British Ecological Society website.