WPY 2010

Photograph Details

Winner 2010

Eric Hosking Portfolio Award

Bence Máté, Hungary

Technical specification

Nikon D700 + 300mm f2.8 lens; 1/320 sec at f2.8; ISO 1600; Gitzo tripod; hide.


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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
  • King of the vultures
  • Leg-work
  • A marvel of ants
  • Caiman's little mouthful
  • Herons in time and space