Staff, 2022-11-01 17:37:17,
The Galápagos Islands is a bucket list destination for almost any photographer, thanks to the remote archipelago’s diverse wildlife and stunning scenery. After winning the grand prize of the PetaPixel Wild Personalities Photo Contest, sponsored by OM SYSTEM and Lindblad Expeditions, one photographer and their chosen guest will be able to experience the “living museum and showcase of evolution” onboard Lindblad Expeditions’ newest ship, the National Geographic Islander II, as well as an OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera kit.
The PetaPixel Wild Personalities Photo Contest ran from August 23rd to October 14th, 2023. In that time, the four judges received a staggering amount of submissions, which were carefully analyzed and voted on through multiple rounds. The real challenge began when we settled on the final 20 photos, as each was as captivating as the previous. After a final round of anonymous voting, the grand prize winner and four finalists were selected.
The grand prize winner will receive an adventure for two aboard Lindblad Expeditions’ newest ship, the National Geographic Islander II (a $19,580 value). In addition, the Grand Prize winner will be able to photograph Galápagos’ captivating wildlife with their powerful OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera body ($2,199.99), M.Zuiko 12-40mm F2.8 PRO II lens ($999.99), and M.Zuiko 40-150mm F4.0 PRO lens ($899.99). The total value of the grand prize is $23,679.97
The four finalist will receive a Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III camera body…
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