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Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

WINNING awe-inspiring pictures from an international panoramic photography competition have been showcased online.

The Epson International Pano Awards received more than 5,300 entries from professional and amateur photographers, who sent in their best landscape snaps from 2017.

More than 1,300 photographers from across the globe entered the Epson International Pano Awards.

The winning photographer was Jesus M Garcia from Spain.

His stunning shot of the sun creeping over the jagged Damian Shan mountains in China wowed the 13 judges and earned him the top cash prize of $3,000.

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Engulfed. Top Ten, Open Built Environment / Architecture, Downtown Dubai. © Sebastian Tontsch / The Epson International Pano Awards

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)



Incoming. Amateur Award Winner. Nature / Landscape, photographed on Lake Windamere in New South Wales, Australia. © Ray Jennings / The Epson International Pano Awards

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Toledo City Foggy Night. Top Ten, Open Built Environment / Architecture, Toledo City, Spain. © Jesus M. Garcia / The Epson International Pano Awards

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

The winning shot, taken by Spanish photographer Jesus M Garcia. It shows a sun rise over Damian Shan in China

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Pavel Oskin’s shot – Dream of Tuscany – that he snapped while on a trip to Italy, which was highly rated in the Pano Awards

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Photographer Amanda’s Hughes’ shot of the sun rising over the top of the trees that she has called Manadalay in Myanmar

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Mr Garcia also impressed judges with this shot of Whuzi Hill, which is also in China

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Ancient buildings are lit by the sun in a shot by Pavel Oskin. He took this shot in Tuscany

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Australian photographer Ivan Turukhano shot this image in Moscow, which he called The Glass Castle

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

This shot of the Northern Lights over Iceland by Wojciech Kruczynski won the Caroline Mitchum award for storytelling

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

The best shot captured by an amateur photographer was this image of a row of beach huts on the Essex coastline by British snapper Darren Moore

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Flysch. Second Place, Epson Digital Art Prize, Top Ten, Open Nature / Landscapes, Zumaia, Spain. © Juan Pablo de Miguel / The Epson International Pano Awards

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Karst Layers. Top Ten, Open Nature / Landscapes, China. © Cedar Kraus / The Epson International Pano Awards

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

The curator’s award was given to Nate Merz from the USA for his shot of trees in South Korea, which he called Stranger Things

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Vancouver Island in British Columbia in Canada was the setting for Adam Gibbs’ snap of a lone tree

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Poseidon Awakens. Top Ten, Open Nature / Landscapes, Tellaro, La Spezia, Italy. by Paolo Lazzarotti / The Epson International Pano Awards

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Flying Shanghai. Open Award Winner, Built Environment / Architecture, Highest Scoring Aerial Image; and Top Ten, Open Built Environment / Architecture, Shanghai, China. © Javier de la Torre

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Peter Coskun came third in the digital photography prize for his shot of Death Valley in the US

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Abyss. Top Ten, Amateur Built Environment / Architecture, Shoalstone, Brixham, Devon, England. © Neil Burnell / The Epson International Pano Awards

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Downtown San Francisco. Top Ten, Open Built Environment / Architecture, San Francisco, USA. © Matteo Colombo / The Epson International Pano Awards

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Water and Ash. Top Ten, Amateur Nature / Landscapes, Dettifoss, Iceland. © Dustin Lefevre

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Mystic Mountain. Top Ten, Amateur Nature / Landscapes, Utah, USA. © Dustin Lefevre

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Mystical Eltz Castle in Morning Fog.  Wierschem, Germany. © Moritz Esser / The Epson International Pano Awards

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

A rainbow circles the sky across the Arizona landscape in a shot taken by photographer Frederic Huber

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

The Battle. Top Ten, Open Nature / Landscapes, Lagazuoi Mount, Northern Italy. Isabella Tabacchi

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Lightning flashes inside the volcanic plume of the erupting Calbuco Volcano in Chile. © Francisco Negroni / The Epson International Pano Awards

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Across The Universe. Highest Scoring Stitched Image and Top Ten, Open Nature / Landscapes, California. © Luca Benini / The Epson International Pano Awards

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Autumn View. Top Ten, Open Nature / Landscapes. Bled Island stands in the middle of Lake Bled in northwestern Slovenia. © Daniel Fleischhacker / The Epson International Pano Awards

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Amateur snapper Nicholas Roemmelt took this stunning picture of the coastline at Vesteralen in Norway

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

The award for best film capture went to Akira Matsui for her shot of the dramatic sky over the mountains of Patagonia in Argentina

 

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

The dry land and sparse trees across Deadvlei in Namibia have been captured by Stuart Bellamy

Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2017 Panoramic Photography Awards (32 Photos)

Shane Williams captured this dramatic image of a sunrise storm at Sunrise Merewether Baths in New South Wales, Australia