The Competition is being held in collaboration of the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education with the Cyprus Photographic Society (Limassol Branch)
Regarding the topic:
The fauna and flora of Cyprus compose a beautiful natural mosaic in our country and are a source of inspiration and creation. The term fauna refers to all animal organisms of a particular region including vertebrates (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals) and invertebrate animals (worms, insects, snails etc.) and excludes livestock, domestic animals, pets and foreign Species of fauna. Native flora refers to all plants that grow (on their own) and grow in an area (usually natural) without any human intervention excluding ornamental and cultivated plants of gardens and parks. Invasive flora species (eg acacia) are also excluded. In the framework of this photographic competition, we are seeking for representative photos of the fauna and wild flora of Cyprus.
Terms and Conditions and Participation Form
Invitation for the Photographic exhibition
Dissemination of event:
Pancyprian Photographic Competition: Fauna and Indigenous Flora of Cyprus:
Awarded Photographs of the Pancyprian Photographic Competition ‘Fauna and Indigenous Flora of Cyprus’
On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, evaluation of the photographs submitted to the great photographic contest entitled “Fauna and Indigenous Flora of Cyprus” took place.
The competition was organized with the collaboration of the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education (CYCERE) with the Photographic Society of Cyprus, Limassol Branch, two organizations collaborating for the second year in an effort to record and highlight the beautiful natural environment of our island.
Judges were: mr. Rozinos Demetriades (photography artist with many years of experience on the topic) Kristis Michaelides AFIAP (Teacher in Technical Education and photography artist also with many years of experience on the topic), Gregoris Panayiotou EFIAP, PSA 3*, RISF-2, FISF (analyst – programmer and photography artist). On behalf of CYCERE the judges were Dr. Andreas Hadjihambis (Scientific Director of the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education – CYCERE) and Dr. Demetra Hadjihambi (Scientific Associate of the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education – CYCERE)
On behalf of the Photographic Society of Cyprus, Limassol Branch as invigilator Argyro Christodoulou AFIAP was present.
At this competition 32 photographers submitted 182 photographs.
The results are:
Chelonia mydas, © ARISTIDOU Costas
Curculio glandium, © ZOUMIDES Christos
Salticidae, © ZOUMIDES Christos
Like a star, © PANAYI Aliki AFIAP
Alcyone, © Gregoriou Rikkos
Sympetrum fonscolombi, © ZOUMIDES Christos
Loneliness, © PANAYI Aliki AFIAP
Crocus cyprius, © Paraskeva Charalambos
Moisture Ghetto, © PAPANTONIOU Alexandros