A six shot panorama image of the Himalayas won this year’s EPSON International Pano Awards.
The stunning photo, titled “The Ice Prison,” was taken by Max Rive of the Netherlands.
Now in its sixth year, the competition celebrates beautiful achievements in panoramic photography. More than a thousand professional and amateur photographers from 60 countries sent in 4345 entries combined.
It’s like a big and beautiful hug for your eyes. (Click pics for larger image)
Mateusz Piesiak of Poland won the amateur competition with his long exposure panorama of egrets in a pond titled “Phantoms of the Morning.”