judges

Meet The Judges
Nature’s Best Photography Asia 2016

The competition opens on January 1st, 2016 and all image entries are judged by a panel of experts in the fields of photography, science, and conservation. Photographers whose images move into the final round of judging will be emailed and requested to send high-resolution images or RAW files, and detailed captions. Representatives from Nature!s Best Photography Asia will email all entrants to announce the finalists. Each photograph is judged on technical quality, originality, and artistic merit. Get yourbest ready!

Steve Freligh

Steve Freligh

With more than 30 years of experience in photography, Stephen Freligh is Co-Publisher of Nature’s Best Photography magazine. In addition, Freligh is Executive Director of the annual Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards run in exhibition alliance with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. 

Tin Man Lee

Tin Man Lee

Tin Man Lee has a deep love for wildlife and photography. Through wildlifephotography, he strives to awaken empathy within humankind. He won the 2013 GrandPrize of Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International with the winningphoto currently displaying at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History,Washington DC. He has also won the NANPA (North America Nature PhotographerAssociation) Top 10 and his photo made the cover of NANPA Expression magazine. Hecurrently has an invitation only solo exhibit at the Ping Yuan and Kinmay W. TangGallery at HKUST, Hong Kong.  Tin Man has a full time job in medical

Charles Veatch

Charles Veatch

Director and Past Chairman of the Board, Shenandoah University, Charles Veatch is also Chairman of Nature’s Best Photography and a leader in Reston, Virginia community support. Published photographer and commercial real estate developer, Veatch is also a judge for the Nature’s Best Photography Awards program.

Deborah Freligh

Deborah Freligh

Award-winning Art Director and Co-Publisher of Nature’s Best Photography magazine, Deborah Freligh has led design projects for National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Eastman Kodak, National Wildlife Federation, and the Smithsonian Institution.