Wildlife - Professional

Life on the Line Annie Katz
USA

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Life on the Line"
A Snowy Owl, with riveted eyes and wings flared, about to make a catch



Piece of Earth Michael Fell
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Piece of Earth"
An elephant bull kicks debris at the camera in indignation (Kitirua Conservancy, Kenya).



Almost Human Roie Galitz
Israel

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Almost Human"
Bears show an amazing character and each one has its own personality. In this image of the wet standing bear, with its backlight and black & white processing, you can really see the 'human' side of...



Belly of a giant Scott Portelli
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Belly of a giant"
A close encounter with a 40 tonne humpback whale as she glides by.presenting her stomach.



Chasing Light Drew Doggett
USA

Honorable Mention

"Chasing Light"
The all-white horses of Camargue are most identifiable by their signature color and prominent features; they are believed to be descended from prehistoric horses around 17,000 years ago.



Connected Pamela Pauline
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Connected"
A family of elephants, Southern Africa December 2015



Competition of Chaos Suk Eun Kim
Korea (South)

Honorable Mention

"Competition of Chaos"
White tail repair's prey fight in Hokkaido. Who is eating? Who lives? The labyrinth in chaos.



Fighting Horses Bartlomiej Jurecki
Poland

Honorable Mention

"Fighting Horses"
Wild horses fighting during the Rapa das Bestas festival in Sabucedo, Spain.



Brown Bear Jari Peltomaki
Finland

Honorable Mention

"Brown Bear"
Brown Bear early in the morning in open frozen marsh surrounded by Ravens.



Flamingo Wendi Schneider
USA

Honorable Mention

"Flamingo"
States of Grace: Fauna - pigment ink on vellum over white gold leaf - balancing the real and the imagined to illuminate the grace of nature's organic forms.



City of King Penguin chicks Tom Schandy
Norway

Honorable Mention

"City of King Penguin chicks"
King Penguin chicks at South Georgia, last light of the day.



Whale Trail Beau Pilgrim
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Whale Trail"
This male Humpback Whale spent over an hour playing in the water and interacting around me, putting



Cubby Hole Debra Garside
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Cubby Hole"
Cubby Hole (a safe place for kids to hide). Spring cubs in -50C temps.



Rural Road Lynn Clayton
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Rural Road"
Sheep being moved on a gravel road in back country New Zealand



King Penguin Gathering Thomas Kokta
USA

Honorable Mention

"King Penguin Gathering"
Thousands of king penguins gather on South Georgia Island



Fountain pens blotting paper and quill Joseph Anthony
Hong Kong

Honorable Mention

"Fountain pens blotting paper and quill"
Swallows nest with six hungry chicks in Hong Kong. Open mouths resemble fountain pens



HANDSOME - Cathartes Aura Janice Tieken
USA

Honorable Mention

"HANDSOME - Cathartes Aura"
HANDSOME is his name. He is one of the Cathartes Aura also known as the turkey vulture, a vital part of our eco-system, one of the many who serve in the role of Nature's housekeeper.



Gotcha! Ellen Reus
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Gotcha!"
The dog, named Prada, loves his ball and want to play catch all day.



"Angry Cow" Seth Joel
USA

Honorable Mention

""Angry Cow""
Angry cow is a force to be reckoned with on the open range in Hillside, Arizona.



American Crow Marc Cramer
Canada

Honorable Mention

"American Crow"
Today it is still snowing in Quebec, I have an outdoor studio for shooting the birds in my garden, O



FurSealAndKIngPenguinFaceOff Thomas Kokta
USA

Honorable Mention

"FurSealAndKIngPenguinFaceOff"
Fur Seal Watches King Penguins South Georgia Islands



The Sect Pedro Jarque
Spain

Honorable Mention

"The Sect"
A group of flying foxes hanging on a tree.



Elephant Seal Thomas Kokta
USA

Honorable Mention

"Elephant Seal"



not human Wolf Ademeit
Germany

Honorable Mention

"not human"
female gorilla



Winter Gang Tomas Hulik
Slovak Republic

Honorable Mention

"Winter Gang"
Rare picture of Red Deers winter gang on floodplains of Morava River, Slovakia



Froggy David Skernick
USA

Honorable Mention

"Froggy"
This guy played hide and seek with me for 45 minutes.



Chomp Michael Fell
USA

Honorable Mention

"Chomp"
A powerful pod of hippopotamuses engage in the mating game on the Simuyu River, Tanzania.



Baby Gorilla Rolf Walther
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Baby Gorilla"



Watchful eye Scott Portelli
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Watchful eye"
A female Humpback keeps a watchful eye over an adventurous new born calf.



Let me out! Bernard Sim
Singapore

Honorable Mention

"Let me out!"
They look so sad but don't be fooled, they are very aggressive. This was taken at a mini zoo in Batam, Indonesia. The monkeys were very aggressive and will snatch anything that is close to them.



Rhino Reflection Susan Greeff
South Africa

Honorable Mention

"Rhino Reflection"
Rhino Reflection is not only the literal description of the image, but also the sad reality that rhino numbers are decreasing due to the murderous acts of killing them off for greedy poaching of...



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