Honorable Mention / 2021 / Nature / Wildlife


  • Photographer
    Koki Shinoda
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Gentoo penguins travel from the beach to the sea in the morning and return to the beach in the evening.
I photographed a Gentoo penguin walking toward the sea on the beach where a sandstorm blows in the morning glow.

Born in Tokyo in 1990. Graduated from the Faculty of Law at Keio University. After working for a US accounting consulting firm, embarked on a path of wildlife photography. Has been active as a professional photographer since 2017. Spends about half of the year abroad. Focuses on capturing the expression of the wild animals and their habitats in Africa, Asia, Subantarctic and other locations.

Awards 2018:Nature's Best Photography Award, Smithsonian Institute, USA
2020:Honorable Mention, Prix de la Photographie, Paris (Px3)