WPY 2010

Photograph Details

Winner 2010

Eric Hosking Portfolio Award

Bence Máté, Hungary

Technical specification

Nikon D300 + Sigma 300-800mm f5.6 lens; 1/4000 sec at f8; ISO 800; Gitzo tripod.


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Bence Máté, Hungary

Bence was brought up in Pusztaszer, Hungary – one of the most significant migratory and nesting areas in Europe. After winning the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award, he went on to win the Eric Hosking Award three times and has twice been named Hungarian Nature Photographer of the Year.

  • Lunge feeding
  • Ant rider
  • The great gape
  • Pelican perspective
  • Flight of the hoopoe
  • Brilliant show
  • Great catch
  • The lost supper
  • Workers' reflections
  • Fire on the Pantanal
  • Leg-work
  • Attention time
  • A marvel of ants
  • Caiman's little mouthful
  • Herons in time and space