WPY 2011

Photograph Details

Winner 2011

Eric Hosking Portfolio Award

Bence Máté, Hungary

Technical specification

Nikon D300S + Tokina 10-17mm f3.5-4.5 lens; 1/160 sec at f16; ISO 500; Subal housing; three linked SB-800 flashes; floating remote-control system.


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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
  • Flight of the hoopoe
  • Brilliant show
  • Great catch
  • The lost supper
  • Workers' reflections
  • Fire on the Pantanal
  • King of the vultures
  • Leg-work
  • Attention time
  • A marvel of ants
  • Caiman's little mouthful
  • Herons in time and space