New Delhi: Vidyun R Hebbar from Bengaluru has received the Younger Wildlife Photographer of the 12 months 2021 award for his image of a tent spider in its net. This picture by 10-year-old Hebbar captures the intricate net of a tent spider and is known as Dome House.
“It’s such an imaginative way of photographing a spider. The picture is perfectly framed, the focus is spot on,” stated Roz Kidman Cox, Chair of the Jury.
“But the really clever bit is the addition of a creative backdrop – the bright colours of a motorised rickshaw,” she added.
“You can actually see the little fangs if you blow up the picture. I love the way it’s been framed and the way you can see all the texture of the web, its lattice structure,” Cox informed BBC Information.
Hebbar on his half recalled that “it was challenging to focus the tent spider because the web shook every time a vehicle passed by”.
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The competitors, organized yearly since 1965 by London’s Pure Historical past Museum, attracted over 50,000 entries from internationally this yr.
The competition, which had 19 totally different classes, additionally featured an general wildlife photographer of the yr.
Every entry was judged anonymously by a panel of specialists for its originality, narrative, technical excellence, and moral follow.
The exhibition will open on the Museum on October 15.