17-year-old Robert Irwin, an Australian wildlife photographer, recently won the first prize in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award Contest. Irwin won the award for the image titled ‘bushfire’, which is the picture of the devastating Australian Bushfire in the year 2020, Irwin captured using a drone, near the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve in Cape York, Queensland. The image shows a line of fire burning in between the bushes, dividing it into parts.

Robert Irwin’s image was chosen from a shortlist of 25 finalists that received a total of 55486 votes. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the largest wildlife photography competition in the world, organised by the Natural History Museum (NHM).