Mountain, Nature and Adventure
Photo and Video Contest
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 22/12/2016.- The jury’s deliberations have already started

Having recorded all the material we have received, the photograph are handed over to the jury in charge of declaring the prizes for the 27 competition. Experience from former editions makes us know that many long sessions will be necessary before the jury can arrive at a final compromise. Please watch for your email, and by that means he will practice all notices and requirements.
On March 1th 2017 the verdict will be published. By now we have to wait and wish the best of luck to all contestants, also a very Happy Christmas and a good year 2017.
Kindest regards,

 02/12/2016.- Closing of the period to send photographs to the competition.

The deadline for registration and sending photos to the 27 MML PHOTO has just finished.
We thank all photographers for their participation and enormous enthusiasm shown during these three months to be part of this photographic event.


 22/11/2016.- Last hours. Time is up!
If you have not uploaded any photos to 27 MML-PHOTO you are still on time to do it. But don’t neglect it. The term is coming to an end, as it ends 1st of December.

Enter the contest Web , upload your photos and finish up your participation. We recommend you not to leave it to the last minute and avoid system saturation problems.

Thanks for everything, we hope you decide to participate.

 14/11/2016.- 27 MML-Photo. Registration opened. You can upload photos to the contest
The period within upload photos to the contest has been opened on the first day of September and remains open..The 2015 competition consists of 13 different subject categories. These are the categories in which it is possible to participate:

A/ Mountain Landscape.
B/ Alpinism and winter mountain
C/ Mountain climbing.
D/ Adventure and extreme sports
E/ Man in the Mountain.
F/ Animal World.
G/The world of birds.
H/ Vegetal World.
I/ Submerged World
J/ Biodiversity.
K/ Nature landscapes.
L/ Creative and abstract photography.
M/ Macro picture.
N/ Topic of the year: the cold

Upload your photos for the contest and do not wait until the last moment..

Good luck and good lights.


 01/09/2016.- The 27th MML-Photo Begins
After more than two decades promoting the artistic work of photographers and at the same time spreading the natural environment and its necessary protection, the Memorial Maria Luisa of Photography announces what will be the twenty-seventh edition of its photo contest.

Mountain, nature, wildlife, mountaineering, climbing, landscape, underwater world, biodiversity, flora, extreme and adventure sports, etc. will be the photographic reference of the edition one more year. In addition, in this occasion a special category has also been created, it is dedicated exclusively to the Arctic, Antarctic and all other cold regions of the planet.

Year after year photographers from all over the world take part in this contest, having done it already from 80 different countries. With the passing of the years has become a meeting place not only for widely recognized international photographers, but also for undiscovered talent and new photographers.

With the rules, instructions and advice provided you will easily be able to prepare your photographs to compete in a photo contest that lacks any commercial purpose, and in which, as usual, only you and your photos will be the true protagonists.

One more year, good luck to everyone and good light.


RULES 2016

 01/08/2016.- 27 MML-Photo Topic of the year

Topic of the year: The Arctic, Antarctic and all other cold regions of the planet. Its fauna, flora and ecosystems as well as life forms that peculiar to them and also any of the sports practiced in them.

 23/05/2016.- Libro porfolio 26 Memorial María Luisa de fotografía
Montaña, Naturaleza y Aventura: ya está disponible el libro porfolio del 26 Memorial María Luisa de Fotografía. Tamaño 24 x 29,7 cm, 144 páginas, 143 fotografías a color con sus comentarios (todas las premiadas en la última edición). Papel estucado brillo 150 g en interior, con acabado en barniz. Encuadernación tapa dura de cartón forrado al cromo, con forro impreso plastificado. Edición muy cuidada.

Si todavía no tienes tu ejemplar aún estás a tiempo de poderlo adquirir, pero recuerda que la edición es limitada. ¡¡¡No te quedes sin esta publicación única!!!

Adquiérelo desde aquí

 09/05/2016.- The end 26 MML-Photo
Once again the lounges of the “Hotel de La Reconquista” of Oviedo hosted the solemn awards ceremony of 26th edition of the Maria Luisa Photograph Memorial.
Authorities, award-winners, public and supporters gathered there to honor the winners who, coming from different parts of Europe and America especially for this event, took one after another the stage to explain the details of their photographs and express gratitude for the recognition of their work

Everyone enjoyed a wonderful evening full of emotions with the winners who wanted to share with the audience the best of his work and also the best of themselves: creativity, perseverance, sacrifice and generosity. It was one of those magical moments that will stay lit forever in the memory of those who were lucky to attend

The ceremony concluded with the screening of a video, collecting the best images of this Edition that now concludes and a dinner in the incomparable setting of the “Hotel de La Reconquista”, the headquarters of the most important social and cultural events of this region

Thank you very much to all those who in one or another way contribute one year after other to make ourselves bigger. We expect to count on the presence of you in the edition XXVII of the” Memorial María Luisa International Mountain and Nature Photo Contest” that starts again!

Thanks!. See you soon.

 04/05/2016.- Everything ready for the awards ceremony

Next Saturday, May 7, at 19 p.m. we will be giving the prizes for the XXVI edition of our competition, big prize Liberbank. Covadonga Hall at Hotel de la Reconquista is, ready to welcome the winners and the audience. Do not miss it!

 01/01/2016.- Book 26 MML-Photo

The portfolio book of the 26th edition of the Maria Luisa Photograph Memorial is about to leave print.
Paper Size 24 x 29,7 cm 144 pages, 143 color photographs. 150 grams gloss coated paper inside. Chrome covered cardboard binding hardback, with printed cover plasticized. Very careful edition.

If you have not reserved your copy yet you are still in time to be able to do so.

Book your copy: BOOK 26 MML

 15/04/2016.- The awards ceremony for the 26th Maria Luisa Photo-Memorial

El Eurostars Hotel de la Reconquista, in Oviedo will host the events of the awards ceremony for the 26th Maria Luisa Photo- Memorial, which will take place on May 7th, at 7:00 pm.
The entry will be, as always, free. You are invited & we hope to see you there!

 04/03/2016.- 26 Memorial Maria Luisa of Photography Awards - Grand Prize Liberbank
The jury, after evaluating the 16,000 photographs which were submitted to the contest by 1772 registered photographers from 79 countries, has been reviewing those photographs that proved to be the technically most valuable and the most visually striking, resulting in a set of really memorable images.
Fourteen major awards and nine honorable mentions for each of the fourteen categories that have made the contest. Among them all, the photograph entitled Blanc light ici climbing by Markus Berger from Austria has been highlighted. Such photo, besides winning in the mountaineering section, has been awarded the absolute prize edition, Grand Prize Liberbank. Among young photographers, under twenty years of age, the prize went to Lasse Kurkela from Finland. In addition, on this occasion and extraordinarily, a special prize to the trilogy of images that has best represented the interaction of man and his work in the natural environment has been granted, such extraordinary prize Piloña Land of Asturcones corresponded to Swiss photographer Samuel Bitton.
The remaining winners are: in the category Mountain Landscape, Marcio Cabral (BR); in Mountain Climbing, Paul Bride, (CA); in Adventure and Extreme Sports, Rainer Eder (CH); in the Mountain-Nature Man category, Celine Jentzsch (FR); in Animal World, Cristóbal Serrano (ES); in Vegetal World, Francisco Mingorance (ES); in Submerged World, Christian Vizl (MX); in Biodiversity, Marco Gaiotti (IT); in Nature Landscapes, Luis Vilariño (ES); in Abstract Creative Photo, Dag Rottereng (NO); in the World of the tinniest. Macro Photo, Cristóbal Serrano (ES). The theme of the year has been dedicated to color white and the winner turned out to be Alejandro Prieto (MX).
It is now possible to take a look at this highly particular collection of photographs through the Web and on Facebook. Anyway, the best time to enjoy the images will be during the outdoor exhibition and audiovisual organized within the events that will take place to commemorate this edition as well as the ceremony of presenting awards to the winners. The events will take place on Saturday May 7, 19 hours, at La Reconquista Hotel in Oviedo, free admission. All the winners are asked for organizational reasons to confirm their attendance as soon as possible to this organization.
A portfolio commemorative book has been edited, it contains all the awarded photos of the 26th edition and you can buy it from this Web.
Congratulations to all the winners. See you in Asturias on 7 May.

Winners and highly commended mentions 26 MML-PHOTO

Photo Gallery


You can book now the 26 MML portfolio photo book

 12/02/2016.- The jury completed its work.

The jury completed its work. Its verdict will be made public on 4th March.
While waiting for the distinguished photographs in this 26 edition of the Memorial Maria Luisa, we take this opportunity to thank our partners Telecable, Gam, EGM, Grandes Espacios, Alpaca, Hotel La Pontiga, Electrogama Milar, Federopticos Lavandera, Joyería Avelino, Correduría de Seguros Bango our sponsors Ayuntamiento de Piloña, Principado de Asturias, Borines and Liberbank for their contributions which year after year allow this event a reality.
Thank you very much everyone for everything.

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