WPY 2018

Photograph Details

Winner 2018

Wildlife Photographer Portfolio Award

Javier Aznar González de Rueda, Spain

Technical specification

Image 1: Nikon D810 + 60mm f2.8 lens; 1/5 sec at f32; ISO 500; Quadralite Reporter flash; Sirui tripod + Uniqball head
Image 2: Canon EOS 70D + 65mm f2.8 lens; 1/200 sec at f7.1; ISO 100; Yongnuo + Quadralite Reporter flashes; Sirui tripod + Uniqball head
Image 3: Canon EOS 5D Mark II + 65mm f2.8 lens; 1/160 sec at f13; ISO 800; Yongnuo + Nikon flashes; Sirui tripod + Uniqball head
Image 4: Nikon D810 + Tokina 10–17mm f3.5–4.5 lens at 16mm; 1/15 sec at f32; ISO 800; Yongnuo flash; Sirui tripod + Uniqball head
Image 5: Canon EOS 5D Mark II + 65mm f2.8 lens; 1/160 sec at f14; ISO 640; Yongnuo + Nikon flashes; Sirui tripod + Uniqball head
Image 6: Canon EOS 5D Mark II + 65mm f2.8 lens; 1/100 sec at f10; ISO 640; Yongnuo + Nikon flashes; Sirui tripod + Uniqball head


La Maná, Ecuador: latitude -0.939971, longitude -79.23156 La Maná, Ecuador: latitude -0.939971, longitude -79.23156

La Maná, Ecuador

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Javier Aznar González de Rueda

Javier Aznar González de Rueda, Spain

Javier is a Spanish biologist and wildlife and conservation photographer who focuses on the natural history, science and conservation of the smaller animals of the world. He is an Emerging League Photographer at the International League of Conservation Photographers and believes that the power of photography can be used to help to conserve the planet and the animals and plants that live on it.

  • The gladiator versus the beetle
  • Night Watch
  • Beetle beauty and the spiral of love
  • Mother Defender
  • Little Big Head
  • Bee on Guard
  • Sugar on Tap
  • The Odd Couple