2.110 people from 39 countries participated in the first edition of the Show Off Your Forest photo contest. Contestants had to submit photos and videos based on the three pillars of Sustainable Forest Management which promotes FOREST EUROPE. Therefore, we organized a photo contest and video that contained three categories or themes, trying to reflect each of the three pillars of sustainable forest management: economic, socio-cultural and environmental.
Category: photography – environmental dimension of SFM:
Category: photography – socio-cultural dimension of SFM:
Category: photography – economic dimension of SFM:
"If you wait, people will forget your camera and the soul will drift up into view"
- Steve McCurry, photographer
"A lot of photographers think that if they buy a better camera they'll be able to take better photographs. A better camera won't do a thing for you if you don't have anything in your head or in your heart."
- Arnold Newman, photographer
"If your pictures aren't good enough, you aren't close enough."
- Robert Capa, photographer
"Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness."
- Yousuf Karsh, photographer
"Nothing happens when you sit at home. I always make it a point to carry a camera with me at all times... I just shoot at what interest me at that moment."
- Elliot Erwitt, photographer