Mountain, Nature and Adventure
Photo and Video Contest
Lastest News: The 32th edition of the Maria Luisa Photo Memorial will begin on 1st September.
 01/01/2020.- Awards of the 31th Maria Luisa Memorial of Photography and Video
The awards for the 2021 edition of the María Luisa Memorial, due to the special health circumstances happening at that time, were announced at the gala held online. A main prize was awarded, plus the corresponding honourable mentions, in each of the fifteen thematic categories of which the contest was composed. These were the winners:

Mountain Landscape, Paolo Giudici, Italia
Alpinism, Luis Manuel Vilariño López, España
Climbing, Marcin Ciepielewski , Polonia
Adventure and extreme sports, Noah Wetzel , USA
Man in the Mountain and/or Nature, Rolf Gemperle, Suiza
Animal World, Amit Eshel, Israel
The world of birds, Thomas Vijayan, Canadá
Vegetal world, Marco Gaiotti , Italia
Submerged World, Fabrice Guerin, Francia
Biodiversity, Andrew Peacock , Australia
Nature landscapes, Gheorghe Popa, Rumania
Creative photo, Grand Prize Liberbank, Daisy Gilardini, Canadá
Macro picture, Jaime Culebras, España
Topic of the year:Black and white photography, Gabriela Staebler, Alemania
Young Photographers Prize, Lasse Kurkela, Finlandia.

Regarding the category of videos, films and documentaries, the absolute winning film, the Photo Ruano Grand Prize, has been “Water no enemy”, by the French production companies Almo film & Hand Studio. In this category, the jury also awarded another seven thematic awards and eight honourable mentions.
All the awarded photos can be seen on the web

With all the award-winning photos, a portfolio-book of the 31st edition was published. It is already on sale at

Congratulations to all the winners.

List of awarded photos at the 31st María Luisa Memorial

Films and videos awarded at the 31st María Luisa Memorial

Photogallery and Billboard

Buy the 31st María Luisa Memorial book
 07/05/2021.- Awards Creremony 31 Memorial Maria Luisa

The countdown for the most waited moment of this XXXI Edition has started.

Tomorrow, Saturday 8th at 19:00 pm CET, the Awards Ceremony of the XXXI Edition will take place. This year will be a virtual event due to Covid-19

You can join the event live from:

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 06/05/2021.- Ordum nuevo patrocinador del Memorial Maria Luisa
Estamos encantados de comunicar la incorporación de Ordum como nuevo patrocinador del Certamen.

Y no es por casualidad.

Para los que aún no lo saben, el agua utilizada en la elaboración artesanal de esta cerveza es la propia del centenario Balneario de Borines, lo que le proporciona unas cualidades exclusivas, a la vez que la impregna de la historia apasionante del lugar donde se fabrica. Todo ello la convie...
 30/04/2021.- Awards Ceremony XXXI edition Memorial Maria Luisa
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, we are not going to be able to celebrate our traditional Awards Ceremony for this XXXI Edition in Oviedo.

In order to maintain the magic of this great experience, an online ceremony is going to be streamed next May 8th, at 19:00. pm

The livestream will be available from our website and from our YouTube and Vimeo channels.

The awarded pictures and ...
 01/01/2021.- 31 Memorial Maria Luisa
16,000 photographs and 121 videos, films and documentaries, submitted by the 1,511 registered contestants, from 89 countries, compete in the 31st Memorial Maria Luisa.

The restrictions and limitations on mobility derived from COVID-19 prevent the awards gala scheduled for next May 8 from being held in person.

The 152 photos that have been distinguished by the Jury will be announced on that date....
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