Wildlife - Amateur

Rhino Bill Allen
UK

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Rhino"
Black & White study of the endangered black rhino.



Japanese Macaque Evan McBride
New Zealand

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Japanese Macaque"



Catometry Nikolai Endegor
France

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Catometry"
At the roof of Galerie Vivienne, Paris



Feeding Time Lynn Tait
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Feeding Time"
Our King Snake sometimes ate is food butt first.



Touché Jan van der Greef
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Touché"
Sword-billed hummingbird fighting with a colored Inca in Equador



Serenade Daniel Kencke
USA

Honorable Mention

"Serenade"
Stellar sea lions rest in the sun on the coast of Oregon



Egretta Garzetta Walter Caterina
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Egretta Garzetta"



ALLIGATOR Jefflin Ling
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"ALLIGATOR"
I was capture the couple of alligators in the cage. The photo intention to show how small of life space of alligator stay when they catch by the human.



Piglets Lynn Tait
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Piglets"



Reflection Coltelli Stefano
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Reflection"



Beauty Is Relative Marcel Krueger
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Beauty Is Relative"



Catch of the day Madhavi Swarup
India

Honorable Mention

"Catch of the day"



White deer Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Nominee

"White deer"
This deer is sacred at the Nenets people



Bald Eagle Arja Redel
Switzerland

Nominee

"Bald Eagle"



Peacock Arja Redel
Switzerland

Nominee

"Peacock"



Medusen Arja Redel
Switzerland

Nominee

"Medusen"



Poetry in Motion Arlene Stanger
USA

Nominee

"Poetry in Motion"



Kalahari Springbok BASIL STATHOULIS
South Africa

Nominee

"Kalahari Springbok"
I took this group as they were running down the Nossob River Bank in the Kalagadi Transfrontier National Park,Botswana



love Bencai Gong
USA

Nominee

"love"
taken in Kenya in year 2013



crossing Bencai Gong
USA

Nominee

"crossing"
taken in Kenya in year 2013



chasing Bencai Gong
USA

Nominee

"chasing"
taken in Kenya in year 2013



alarm Bencai Gong
USA

Nominee

"alarm"
taken in Kenya in year 2013



hunting back Bencai Gong
USA

Nominee

"hunting back"
taken in Kenya in year 2013



hurry Bencai Gong
USA

Nominee

"hurry"
taken in Kenya in year 2013



notes Bencai Gong
USA

Nominee

"notes"
taken in Kenya in year 2013



drinking babies Bencai Gong
USA

Nominee

"drinking babies"
taken in Kenya in year 2013



The Longest Cat Bernard Sim
Singapore

Nominee

"The Longest Cat"
Cat playing hide and seek. This perspective makes the cat seems to be a very long cat



Giraffe Flower Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Giraffe Flower"
Curious Masai Mara Giraffes



On the Run Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"On the Run"
Areial of an Elephant running in the Okavango Delta Botswana



Twisted Trunk Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Twisted Trunk"
Elephant taking mud bath in Botswana



Wave Action Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Wave Action"
Hippo charging thru the water



Wildebeest Stampede Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Wildebeest Stampede"
Herd of Widlebeest got spoked near and watering hole and stampeded to escape



Black Rhino Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Black Rhino"
Black Rhino and Zebras in the Masai Mara Kenya



Bald Eagle Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Bald Eagle"
Stretching



Got an itch. Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Got an itch. "
Mountain Gorilla in Rwanda Virunga Volcanos National Park



Frozen lunch Borja Bouza
Spain

Nominee

"Frozen lunch"
a brown bear during the firsts spring days in Finland



Riflebird Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee

"Riflebird"
Riflebird at Lake Barrine, Queensland



Black-shouldered Kite Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee

"Black-shouldered Kite"
Black-shouldered Kite, Broome, Western Australia



Lurking Evil Charles Daviet
USA

Nominee

"Lurking Evil"



Blackbirds singin' in a tall oak tree Charles Daviet
USA

Nominee

"Blackbirds singin' in a tall oak tree"



Crooked Tusker Charlotte Rush Bailey
USA

Nominee

"Crooked Tusker"
Male lions napping, Maasai Mara, Kenya 2013



Nap Time Charlotte Rush Bailey
USA

Nominee

"Nap Time"
Western Lowland Gorilla, Republic of Congo, 2013



Thinking Charlotte Rush Bailey
USA

Nominee

"Thinking"
Western Lowland Gorilla, Republic of Congo, 2013



Scolding Christine Spring
New Zealand

Nominee

"Scolding"
Manners discussion mother and child



Intelligence within christopher mcleod
UK

Nominee

"Intelligence within"
Image of a chimpanzee taken at a zoo in Rome.



The Stalk Chuck Powell
USA

Nominee

"The Stalk"



Fight at McCullough Peaks Colleen Sternberger
USA

Nominee

"Fight at McCullough Peaks"
Wild horse stallions at McCullough Peaks



Winter's Chill Colleen Sternberger
USA

Nominee

"Winter's Chill"



Spider Coltelli Stefano
Italy

Nominee

"Spider"



Churchyard Crows Dag Ole Nordhaug
Norway

Nominee

"Churchyard Crows"



Impish Dana Redick
USA

Nominee

"Impish"
Image capture at Weston Beach in Point Lobos National Park



Dancing Egret David Rennie
Australia

Nominee

"Dancing Egret"



Honu Cruising Don Whitebread
USA

Nominee

"Honu Cruising"
A Green Sea Turtle making his way around the point at Honolua Bay, Maui



Sparkling Honu Don Whitebread
USA

Nominee

"Sparkling Honu"
A Green Sea Turtle (Honu) after getting a breath of air at Honolua Bay, Maui



I've Got A BIG Itch Don Holman
USA

Nominee

"I've Got A BIG Itch "
Buffalo in The Badlands National Park



Wolfie Donna Rosser
USA

Nominee

"Wolfie"



Paired for Life Evan McBride
New Zealand

Nominee

"Paired for Life"
Malbar Pied Hornbill Couple - Sri Lanka



Waiting for Mum Evan McBride
New Zealand

Nominee

"Waiting for Mum "
Sri Lankan Leopard



Water Monitor Evan McBride
New Zealand

Nominee

"Water Monitor "



Untitled Ezra Safra
Brazil

Nominee

"Untitled"



The sweet gaze of the gorilla Flor liliana Vega varela
Canada

Nominee

"The sweet gaze of the gorilla"
Canada, 2014



Glory Frederick van Heerden
South Africa

Nominee

"Glory"
The King was mating at the Masai Mara. The facial expression depicts his dominance & reign. The omnipotence of this magnificent animal while fulfilling the call of nature filled my emotions with glory



Evacuation Frederick van Heerden
South Africa

Nominee

"Evacuation"
Giraffes fleeing from Lions in the letaba riverbed Kruger Nat Park South Africa



Election Day Across the Universe Geoffrey Agrons
USA

Nominee

"Election Day Across the Universe"



King Penguins on Island of South Georgia George Grubb
USA

Nominee

"King Penguins on Island of South Georgia"
Captured at the onset of spring, these King Penguins have just returned from the sea.



Two Faces Of A Cow George Grubb
USA

Nominee

"Two Faces Of A Cow"
Deconstructing the Concept that a Photo Should Have a Singular Focal Point



Reindeers Gunar Streu
Sweden

Nominee

"Reindeers"
Padjelanta National park, Lapland, Sweden



Curiosity Hanlin Goh
Singapore

Nominee

"Curiosity"
A sunbird peers out of the bushes



Autumn morning Ionut Cirja
Romania

Nominee

"Autumn morning"
Ciurbesti village, Iasi, Romania



Swan Ionut Cirja
Romania

Nominee

"Swan"
Hadambu, Iasi, Romania, swan on a frozen lake



Battle of the Beaks Jan van der Greef
Netherlands

Nominee

"Battle of the Beaks"
Dalmatian pelicans fighting for fish in Greece



Desperate Escape Jan van der Greef
Netherlands

Nominee

"Desperate Escape"
Wildebeest attacked by Cheetah's in Masai Mara in Kenia



Arctic Eyes Jan van der Greef
Netherlands

Nominee

"Arctic Eyes"
Polar fox in the snow in Norway



Gannet Alien Jan van der Greef
Netherlands

Nominee

"Gannet Alien"
Gannet close-up at Bonaventure island in Canada



Glimpse into the Future Jan van der Greef
Netherlands

Nominee

"Glimpse into the Future"
Leopard in a tree in Botswana



Serenity Jan van der Greef
Netherlands

Nominee

"Serenity"
Two whooper swans in Sweden



The Thinker Jan van der Greef
Netherlands

Nominee

"The Thinker"
Capibara in Argentina scratching his face.



Tieken-Janice_CrowPassing.jpg Janice Tieken
USA

Nominee

"Tieken-Janice_CrowPassing.jpg"
The Tides is a series that chronicles the daily drama and ever-changing story of the landscape at the ocean’s edge: its denizens, their life pursuits, inevitable demise, a microcosm of all life.



Courting Julie Garran
Australia

Nominee

"Courting"
A spring display.



Reaching New Heights karen michaels
USA

Nominee

"Reaching New Heights"
starfish climbing glass in aquarium



fighter Kirill Dorofeev
Russia

Nominee

"fighter"
July 2013, Kenya, Maasai Mara National Park



fisherman Kirill Dorofeev
Russia

Nominee

"fisherman"
May 2013, Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park



old king Kirill Dorofeev
Russia

Nominee

"old king"
July 2013, Kenya, Maasai Mara National Park



petite bugler Kirill Dorofeev
Russia

Nominee

"petite bugler"
January 2012, Kenya, National Park Ambosseli



Patience Lance Carter
USA

Nominee

"Patience"
Laying still and waiting in the Florida marsh waters. Sometimes several demands patience.



Calling of the Cowbird Lea Foster
USA

Nominee

"Calling of the Cowbird"
A male Cowbird



Mother and Son Leonardo Sebasti
Italy

Nominee

"Mother and Son"
Namibia, August 2011



Love and Happiness Linda Cutche
New Zealand

Nominee

"Love and Happiness"
This wonderful pair shared a very special moment with a strong show of human like emotion.



Still Moment Linda Cutche
New Zealand

Nominee

"Still Moment"
Powerful animals but in their still moments have a very tranquil presence.



The Eyes Have It Linda Cutche
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Eyes Have It"
It never ceases to amaze me how true the saying "the eyes are the windows to the soul" is.



Melting Real Estate Lloyd Bayer
United Arab Emirates

Nominee

"Melting Real Estate"
A seal tries to find land amongst disintegrating icebergs at Glacier Bay National Park, Alsaka.



Fallow Stag Mark Darlington
UK

Nominee

"Fallow Stag"
A solitary Fallow stag views the Derwent valley on a misty September morning.



The Guardian Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"The Guardian"



Easter's Newborn Gift Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Easter's Newborn Gift"



The Love Dance Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"The Love Dance"



The Circle Of Life Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"The Circle Of Life"



Territorial Dispute Martin Alpert
USA

Nominee

"Territorial Dispute"



Water Buffalo Martin Alpert
USA

Nominee

"Water Buffalo"



Foster Mary Jane Percy Peacock. Mary Jane Foster
Australia

Nominee

"Foster Mary Jane Percy Peacock."
Percy a (white) Peacock roosting in a tree a daybreak.



Facing the wind Maryellen Aoibhell Stewart
Australia

Nominee

"Facing the wind"



Reindeer Merete Wiken Dees
Norway

Nominee

"Reindeer"
Reindeer in Norway



Running Baboons Michele Taras
Canada

Nominee

"Running Baboons"
Running baboons



Zebra family Michele Taras
Canada

Nominee

"Zebra family"
Zebra family



Jelly Fish portrait Michele Taras
Canada

Nominee

"Jelly Fish portrait"
Portrait of a jelly fish at the Toronto aquarium



Lnding Nicola Roberto
Italy

Nominee

"Lnding"



In the sea Patricia Vazquez
Bahamas

Nominee

"In the sea"
Max & Dylan cooling off in the ocean in the Bahamas



Troop Leader, an Official Portrait Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee

"Troop Leader, an Official Portrait"
A dominant baboon had taken an unscheduled break during a busy mating season to patiently pose for the stunned photographer. The resulting image shows a leader with wisdom and determination.



Another Day in Paradise Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee

"Another Day in Paradise"



honey bee in early spring Petra Theilemann
Germany

Nominee

"honey bee in early spring"
honey bee in early and warm spring in Germany



Mola Mola Pongsatorn Sukhum
Thailand

Nominee

"Mola Mola"



Ying & Yang Porus Khareghat
India

Nominee

"Ying & Yang "
A ghost in the shadows , the tiger is the Ying and the shadow is the Yang



Roar Porus Khareghat
India

Nominee

"Roar "
A Tigress lets out a roar in the jungles of Tadoba India .



Night Diving Radu Popescu
Romania

Nominee

"Night Diving"
Birds racing each other near to the ground



Bird in Paradise Robert Ferd Frank
USA

Nominee

"Bird in Paradise"
Blue Heron in flight on the Beach



Pelicans ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Pelicans"
South Carolina, USA



Birds. ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Birds."
UP, India



The King Rodger Overholser
USA

Nominee

"The King"



Galloping Through the Water Sarah Corbin
USA

Nominee

"Galloping Through the Water"
"Galloping Through the Water" is part of an ongoing project called "Crin Blanc" (White Mane). This series of photos focuses on the indigenous white horses of the Camargue in Southern France. This photo depicts these beautiful white horses running through the marsh where they live.



Sparring Stallions Sarah Corbin
USA

Nominee

"Sparring Stallions"
"Sparring Stallions" is part of an ongoing project called "Crin Blanc" (White Mane). This photo depicts two of these beautiful horses playfully sparring in the shallow waters of a marsh.



Dove Siegfried Hansen
Germany

Nominee

"Dove"
seen in Hamburg / Germany



Ballerina Stephan Brauchli
Switzerland

Nominee

"Ballerina"
A northern Gannet in motion at Ile de Bonaventure, Quebec



Hippocampus & Decapod Stephan Brauchli
Switzerland

Nominee

"Hippocampus & Decapod"
A seahorse and its buddy, a tiny shrimp



Shunned, Santa Fe, NM Steve Burkett
USA

Nominee

"Shunned, Santa Fe, NM"
A bird which obviously violated certain bird codes



Swirl Timofey Tararin
Russia

Nominee

"Swirl"
Dubai, UAE



Raven of Death Valley Tomasz Dziubinski
Poland

Nominee

"Raven of Death Valley"



Alaska Eagle Virgil Lambert
USA

Nominee

"Alaska Eagle"
Mother feeding her young



Diving Grizzly Virgil Lambert
USA

Nominee

"Diving Grizzly"
Alaska Grizzly Diving for Salmon



Cheetah Stretching Virgil Lambert
USA

Nominee

"Cheetah Stretching"
Cheetah Stretching before the Hunt



Leopard Virgil Lambert
USA

Nominee

"Leopard"
Portrait of Leopard in So Africa



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