Country Life's picture editor Lucy Ford picks out her favourite images from the Landscape Photographer of the Year 2020 awards.
All images are featured in the book Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 13 (AA Publishing, £26).
And if you’re feeling inspired by the incredible images below? Entries for next year’s competition open on January 13 — you can find more details at www.lpoty.co.uk.
Protector, South Stack Lighthouse, Anglesey, Wales, by Alyn Wallace,
Light and Land winner
West Pier Starlings, East Sussex, by Adrian Mills
A lucky meteor in Castlerigg Circle of Light, Cumbria, by Gary Waidson
Drama at the Lighthouse, Wales, by Aleks Gjika — Your View Adult Class winner
An untouched land: Moon over Quairaing, Isle of Skye, Scotland, by
Ramteid Gozreh. A stitched panorama of the early-morning moon — Highly
Beware Old Man Willow: Mirkwood, Buckinghamshire, by Will Milner
Tree in Stythwaite Meadow, Cumbria, by David Kidwell
Beech Tree Avenue by Michael Johnston — Highly Commended
Deep Winter, Perth and Kinross, by Ian Biggs
A cheeky duck and a majestic arch of the aurora borealis are among the magnificent photographs honoured by the 2019