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BIRDS Poetry in the sky

Nature as a work of art: birds in their habitat, spectacularly presented in their natural surroundings The award-winning Winged Prism photo series in a coffee table book for the first time For bird lovers and all those looking for an illustrated book that ventures beyond photojournalism and stylised studio shots

The fascination birds evoke in us continues unabated. Australian artist and photographer Christian Spencer, living in the vicinity of the Brazilian rainforest since 2001, has surrendered to it as well.

“The camera is my brush,” is how he describes his style.

He is a professional artist, filmmaker and photographer. Since a young age Christian was always interested in nature

Since 2001 he has spent long periods in Brazil exhibiting his paintings and going on to win 19 international wards for his artistic documentaries on nature.
Recently Christian has been awarded many prizes in international photo competitions, being "Highly Commended" at the Wildlife Photographer of the year 2021, winner in the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2021 in the "Animal Habitat" category, winner in the Tokyo Photo Awards 2020. He also won the best

Awards Highly Commended "Natures Artristry" | WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR | London 2021

Winner "Animal Habitat" | Australia Geographic "Nature Photographer of the Year | Australia | 2021

Highly Commended | Bird Photographer of the Year | England | 2020

Winner | Tokyo Photo Awards | Japan | 2020

Winner | category “CEO Award”| Heritage Bank Photographic Awards | Australia | 2018

Winner | category “Exuberant Nature”| CANON college | Brazil | 2017

Highly commended | Tokyo International Photo Awards | Japan | 2017

Highly commended | Nature Photographer of the Year | Holland | 2017

Highly commended | Australian Photographer of the Year | 2017

Honorable Mention | Monochrome Awards International Black and White Photography Contest | 2017

Prize “Fundação Casa da Cultura Macedo Miranda” | 44º Art Salon | Museum of Modern Art of Resende-RJ| 2016

Honorable Mention | Monochrome Awards International Black and White Photography Contest | 2015

Best Overall Photo | Ecological Society of Australia Photo Competition | Australia 2015

Finalist | Monocrome category | Travel Photographer of the Year 2015

Finalist | Head On Awards | Sydney Australia 2015

Commended Photo | Sony World Photography Awards | 2015