The Most Beautiful Country competition for the best photographs of Russia has been running under the auspices of the Russian Geographical Society since Every year, thousands of photographers send in pictures they have taken, sometimes with expensive cameras and sometimes with ordinary smartphones. A jury assesses the works in 10 nominations that range from beautiful landscapes to funny moments involving wildlife. Take a look at the first submissions sent in
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Photos: dpa. In a vast, empty room, a funeral bier stands empty. But the dust attests to the fact that it has been decades since a body was prepared for burial in this remote mortuary in Brandenburg, Germany. The only people around are photographers who scurry along the corridors. Jeannette Fiedler, 49, has travelled several hundred kilometres from southern Germany to be at this somewhat spooky site. As a fan of lost places — what she calls abandoned, often derelict sites — Fiedler is no stranger to long trips.
'The most beautiful country' as seen by amateur photographers (PHOTOS)
Congratulations to all IPA Winners! The International Photography Awards is delighted to announce the category winners and finalists of A stellar international jury of renowned photography experts judged a total of 13, entries from countries around the world to finally select the Photographer of the Year and Discovery of the Year. View all winners HERE.
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