WPY 2011

Photograph Details

Winner 2011

Eric Hosking Portfolio Award

Bence Máté, Hungary

Technical specification

Nikon D700 + 28-300mm lens;1/4 sec at f9; ND filter; ISO 100; two SB-800 flashes; 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
  • 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