2009: Creative Visions
This category is for conceptual pictures – original and surprising views of nature, whether figurative, abstract or ambiguous – which are judged purely on their artistic merits.
Winner Fantail Esa MälkönenView
Runner-up Illumination Xavier CoulmierView
Specially Commended A settling of bramblings Ewald NeffeView
Highly Commended The filter-feeding forest Lawrence Alex WuView
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