The South Australian Museum recently announced the winners of the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2021.
A captivating photograph of a Leafy Seadragon camouflaged in the shallow reefs of the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia has won the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition in 2021. “Leafy Night” by Scott Portelli captures the wonder of this mysterious dragon of the ocean.
The 2021 competition judges were:
Narelle Autio – international award-winning outback and coastal photographer.
Trent Parke – internationally acclaimed photographer and the first Australian member of the prestigious Magnum photographic agency.
Stavros Pippos – celebrated South Australian landscape photographer.
The South Australian Museum produces a public exhibition featuring all finalists from Friday 27 August until Sunday 31 October. The Australian Museum in Sydney will also host the exhibition from October 2021 until January 2022.