Muse Perusal: be inspired by the 2016 Sigma D-Photo Amateur Photographer of the Year competition 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

Craig Latimer

Creative, sponsored by White Studios

Barbara Dunn

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

Ethan Kidd

Landscape, sponsored by Progear

Remco Vis

Macro, sponsored by Tamron Lenses

Stephanie Martelli

Monochrome, sponsored by Ilford

Andrew Chong

Nature, sponsored by Vanguard

Douglas McKnight

People, sponsored by Profoto

Astrid Conjaerts Schepel

Travel, sponsored by Nikon

Peter Naik

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