Publications

Jacob Kaptein has been publishing for a wide variety of magazines, among which National Geographic and National Geographic traveler. His photos have gained attention in many national and international photo contests including a 1st prize in the National Geographic Nature Photo Contest 2016.

  • 2020: Glanzlichter – Highly commended in the category ‘beauty of plants’.
  • 2020: International Color Awards – Nominee in people and portraits.
  • 2019: Namur Photo Contest – The Audience Award.
  • 2019: Cadiz Nature Photo Contest – Highly commended in the category ‘underwater’.
  • 2019: De Groene Camera – First prize in the category ‘animals’.
  • 2019: De Groene Camera – Highly commended with the serie ‘ode to the river trees’.
  • 2018: Memorial Maria Luisa Photo Contest – Highly commended in the category ‘vegetal world’.
  • 2018: National Geographic – Internal Award on the publication ‘Millingerwaard, a floodplain in the Netherlands’.
  • 2017: ROOTS Photo Contest – Second prize in the category ‘birds’.
  • 2017: International Wildbird Competition – Finalist in the category ‘birds in landscape’.
  • 2017: Natuurpunt – First prize in the category ‘water’.
  • 2016: National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year: First Prize in the category ‘landscape’.
  • 2016: Lowland Photo Contest – Second prize in the category ‘underwater’.
  • 2016: Nederlandse fotowedstrijd 2016 – Fifth prize.
  • 2016: Marius van der Sandt Stichting – Winner 2016
  • 2015: Namur – Finalist.
  • 2015: Digifotopro – Third Prize.
  • 2015: Argus – Highly commended.
  • 2013: Memorial Maria Luisa Photo Contest – Highly commended in the category ‘youth’.
  • 2013: WNF Ranger Award – Overall winner.
  • 2012: Grasduinen – First prize in the category ‘youth’.
  • 2012: WNF Ranger Award – Finalist.
  • 2012: Wild Wonders of Europe – ‘Highly commended’.