Honorable Mention / 2018 / Nature / Trees

Early spring submerged forest

  • Photographer
    Kazuaki Koseki

Submerged forest of Shirakawa Lake which appears only for one month of spring that will be
filled with snow melting water.Snow melting spring of early spring, only temporary
submerged forest. The beautiful water color and the submerged forest projected on the
surface of a quiet lake occasionally wrapped in fog showing a fantastic and spectacular
sight. yamagata,japan,2017

Kazuaki Koseki
1977 born in Yamagata, Japan
And the person shooting,
I’m shooting the landscape of Yamagata,Japan.
While feeling with the “five senses” the four seasons in Yamagata of Japan living now,
I am photographing the world weaving the mountains, the forest and the river.

Awards WPC2018Japan representative photographer
2017National geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest week10 editors’ favorite
National Geographic YourShot DailyDozen