Mountain, Nature and Adventure
Photo and Video Contest
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 22/12/2017.- The jury’s deliberations have already started

Having recorded all the material we have received, the photograph and videos are handed over to the jury in charge of declaring the prizes for the 28 competition. Please watch for your email, and by that means he will practice all notices and requirements.
On March 1th 2018 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 2018.
Kindest regards,

 04/12/2017.- Closing of the period to send photographs to the competition.

The deadline for registration and sending photos and videos to the 28 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.


 25/11/2017.- Last days. Time is up!
If you have not uploaded any photos to 28 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.

 07/10/2017.- 28 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 28 competition consists of 14 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.


 01/09/2017.- Presentation 28 MML-Photo
The Maria Luisa Memorial is calling the twenty-eighth edition of its photo and video contest, with the purpose of continuing with the promotion of the artistic work of photographers and filmmakers, and at the same time, continue with the diffusion of the natural environment and with its necessary protection.

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, the category already created which was dedicated exclusively to the Arctic, Antarctic and all other cold regions of the planet is kept and a new section is created dedicated to videos, films and documentaries whose content is also related to the previous topics.
With the rules, instructions and advice provided you will easily be able to prepare your photographs and/or videos to compete in a contest that lacks any commercial purpose, and in which, as usual, only you and your work will be the true protagonists.
One more year, good luck to everyone and good light.

RULES 2017
 29/08/2017.- 28 MMl-Photo

The 28 María Luisa Memorial of Photography will begin next September 1st. Prepare your best photos and videos of mountain, nature and adventure.

 19/08/2017.- Libro porfolio 27 Memorial María Luisa de fotografía
Montaña, Naturaleza y Aventura: está disponible el libro porfolio del 27 Memorial María Luisa de Fotografía. Tamaño 24 x 29,7 cm, 144 páginas, 135 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 esta Web

 13/05/2017.- Finished 27 MML-Photo
Yesterday , as it has become traditional, the Hotel de La Reconquista, in Oviedo , headquarters of the main social and cultural events that are celebrated in Asturias, hosted the engagement that was the highlight of 27th Maria Luisa Photo- Memorial

The Reconquista hall housed the solemn gala awards ceremony. There gathered prizewinners, sponsors and authorities with a large number of spectators eager to listen to the words of the winners who, from Brazil, USA, France, Italy, China, Germany, Australia and several places of Spain, shared with the audience their experience and achievements in the world of photography. As every year, the most craved event was the projection of the audiovisual, overview of the most striking images that this year took part in the contest. The day of coexistence ended with a dinner in the Lounge Covadonga.

On this occasion, as a novelty, the Courtyard of the Queen of the Hotel de la Reconquista itself became an ephemeral exhibition hall for the 27th MML-Photo, with a selection of large-format and backlit photos, sample of which these days are exhibited in the streets of the town of Infiesto.

Thank you very much for joining us on such a special day and, once again, congratulations to those who form the Memorial family. We hope to have you all back in the XXVIII that is already beginning...

Thank you and see you all the way!

 11/05/2017.- Everything ready for the awards ceremony

Next Saturday, May 13, 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!

 12/04/2017.- The awards ceremony for the 27th Maria Luisa Photo-Memorial

Eurostars Hotel de La Reconquista, in Oviedo will host the events of the awards ceremony for the 27th Maria Luisa Photo- Memorial, which will take place on May13th, at 7:00 pm.
The entry will be, as always, free. You are invited & we hope to see you there!

 01/01/2017.- Book 27 MML-Photo
The portfolio book of the 27th edition of the Maria Luisa Photograph Memorial is about to leave print.
Paper Size 24 x 29,7 cm 144 pages, 135 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 27 MML

 01/01/2017.- 27 Memorial Maria Luisa of Photography Awards - Grand Prize Liberbank
The jury, after evaluating the 16,000 photographs which were submitted to the contest by 1401 registered photographers from 81 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.

Fifteen major awards and eight honorable mentions for each of the fifteen categories that have made the contest. Among them all, the photograph entitled Un viaje único en la vida by José Luis Roldán Sosa. Such photo, besides winning in the creative photo section, has been awarded the absolute prize edition, Grand Prize Liberbank. Among young photographers, under twenty years of age, the prize went to Carlos Pérez Naval.

The remaining winners are: in the category Mountain Landscape, Cheyne Walls (USA); Alpinism and sports winter mountainin Mountain, Christoh Jorda (DE); Climbing, Eric Courcier (FR); in Adventure and Extreme Sports, Sebastian Wahlhuetter (AT); in the Mountain-Nature Man category, Werner van Steen (Bélgica); in Animal World, Arnfinn Johansen (NO); in The world of birds, Bence Máté (HU); in Vegetal World, Roberto Marchegiani (IT); in Submerged World, Greg Lecoeur (FR); in Biodiversity, Juan Carlos Muñoz (ES) in Nature Landscapes, Luis Vilariño (ES); in the World of the tinniest. Macro Photo, Cristóbal Serrano (ES). The theme of the year has been dedicated to cold regions of the planet the winner turned out to be Andre Gilden (NL)

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 May13, 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 27th edition and you can buy it from this Web.

Congratulations to all the winners. See you in Asturias on 13 May.


Winners and highly commended mentions 27 MML-PHOTO

Photo Gallery


You can book now the 27 MML portfolio photo book
 14/02/2017.- 27 MML-Photo. The jury completed its work
The jury completed its work. Its verdict will be made public on 1th 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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