Jury 13th edition

“I thank the editor of magazine Oasis for having nominated Chairman of the 13th edition of the international nature photography Oasis Photocontest Prize. For the second year I was given the task of organizing the composition and the work of the jury, which this year will be made up of members of the highest level.”

Sergio Pitamitz

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    SERGIO PITAMITZ

    Affirmed photographer about travel and nature and regular contributor of Oasis Magazine. He is “National Geographic Creative Photographer” and his images are distributed by Getty Images. In his career he has traveled the world in over 70 countries in 7 continents to carry out its extensive geographical coverage and nature.


    www.pitamitz.com

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    JOEL SARTORE

    Joel is a photographer, speaker, author, teacher, conservationist, National Geographic Fellow, and a regular contributor to National Geographic Magazine. Joel specializes in documenting endangered species and landscapes in order to show a world worth saving. He is the founder of  The Photo Ark, a multi-year documentary project to save species and habitat. He lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.


    www.joelsartore.com

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    SANDRA BARTOCHA

    German freelance photographer and author specialising in natural landscapes and plants. She has received prizes in major international competitions and is vice president of the Society of German Nature Photographers (GDT) and chief editor of their magazine GDT Forum Naturfotografie. She was one of the photographic team on the pan-European Wild Wonders of Europe initiative. Currently she is working on a long-term project about the north of Europe – LYS.


    www.bartocha-photography.com

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    PĂ…L HERMANSEN

    His pictures have been published and exhibited worldwide. He has been awarded in major competitions as World Press Photo, Wildlife Photographer of the Year and  GDT, and he is published in magazines as National Geographic Magazine, GEO and BBC Wildlife. Major points of interests are the Polar regions and Africa, climate change and the interaction between man and nature.


    www.palhermansen.com

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    FELIPE FONQUEVA

    Spanish nature photographer, his work has been published in many magazines and more than 50 His images have won awards in international photography competitions. It ‘was the overall winner of Oasis Photocontest 2016.


    www.felipefoncueva.com

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    STÉPHANE GRANZOTTO

    Director and professional photographer, he has directed more than forty documentaries for French and foreign television channels. Awarded at many prestigious festivals, his subjects deal with themes related to nature. He recently directed two documentaries for France 2. Stéphane regularly dives into the sea, but also in fresh water, an environment he particularly likes.


    www.stephanegranzotto.com

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    LELLO PIAZZA

    He has been for more than 20 years Photography Director of the magazine “Airone”. Since the ’90s he devoted himself to important photographic exhibitions including, “A timeless world”, by Frans Lanting; “One hundred and fifty years” by Associated Press; “Water, light, time” by David Doubilet. He writes about nature photography for the magazine “Gardenia”, naturalistic tourism for “Bell’Europa”, photojournalism for “FOTOgraphia”. Member of several photographic juries, including the Wildlife Photographer of the Year.