Swedish Nature Photographer
of the Year, Terje Hellesö, on a radio debate accusing him of doctoring a number of his images, particularly the one featured above:
“No no no, of course not. Not under any circumstances,” he said.
Four days later:
Not all the pictures are manipulated, just a few of the lynx pictures.”
The jury believes that there are likely to have been images manipulated even before 2011, meaning that he can not retain the title,” the agency explained in a statement on Monday.