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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