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CompanyFederal University of Minas Gerais
PhotographerAugusto Milagres e Gomes
Prize2nd Place in Special / Panoramic
Entry Description

Old harbour at Cumuruxatiba village, state of Bahia, northeastern Brazil.

About Photographer

Augusto Gomes is a Brazilian biologist, graduated by the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil), and master in Ecology, Conservation and Management of Wildlife by the same institution. Since 2010, he is engaged with research about ecology and conservation of tropical ecosystems, focused on bats and cave environments. During his academic journey, Augusto has also been dedicating to nature photography, as a tool to promote science spreading and nature conservation. Nowadays, the biologist/photographer is member of the Brazilian Joint of Nature Photographers (AFNATURA), and has a web page dedicated to photography, science spreading and environmental awareness: Andira Imagens (www.facebook.com/andiraimagens).