Muse Perusal: captivate your imagination with these 2016 Sigma D-Photo Amateur of the Year entries

The 2016 Sigma D-Photo Amateur Photographer of the Year (APOTY) competition has kicked off well with incredible talent seen in all of the galleries. Every time we check we are stunned at the number of new entries and how beautiful they are. Throughout the duration of the competition, we'll be showcasing an image from each category for you to peruse and be inspired by. Explore this week's picks here:

Aerial, sponsored by DJI Drones

Wynston Cooper

Creative, sponsored by White Studios

Abraham Mora

Junior, sponsored by the Universal College of Learning (UCOL)

Will Nelson

Landscape, sponsored by Progear

Matthew Beames

Macro, sponsored by Tamron Lenses

Gayle Ferguson

Monochrome, sponsored by Ilford

Karen Nicholson

Nature, sponsored by Vanguard

Hayden Baylis

People, sponsored by Profoto

Paul Donovan

Travel, sponsored by Nikon

Pablo San Martin

Get your photographs at the ready and head to the 2016 Sigma D-Photo Amateur Photographer of the Year page and start entering!