Wildlife - Amateur

Death Porus Khareghat
India

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Death "
Death is mourned silently in the wild.Baby Langur passing away in mothers arms



Portrait of a giraffe Giovanni Sonsini
Italy

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Portrait of a giraffe"
Photo taken in "Ndutu National Park" - Tanzania



Imbedded Marshall Gould
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Imbedded"



Hourglass Tree Frog Robert Vogt
USA

Honorable Mention

"Hourglass Tree Frog"
A mesmerizing and otherworldly hourglass tree frog near Corcovado NP in Costa Rica



3 Cubs Drinking Paul Hetzel
USA

Honorable Mention

"3 Cubs Drinking"



A Really Intense Moment with an Owl Amy Siqveland
USA

Honorable Mention

"A Really Intense Moment with an Owl"
This owl came close and, when I moved my head to the side, it did the same. Then it mimicked me in the other direction before flying away.



A very serious looking owl heading my way! Sandy Scott
USA

Honorable Mention

"A very serious looking owl heading my way!"
I got this shot of a Eurasian Eagle owl heading directly towards me and making serious eye contact!



THE BUCK STOPS HERE Shajin Nambiar
India

Honorable Mention

"THE BUCK STOPS HERE"
BLACK BUCK STARING



Zebras Bill Klipp
USA

Honorable Mention

"Zebras"
Zebras in the Dust



After Dinner Kerry Maxwell
USA

Honorable Mention

"After Dinner"
A Botswana Moment



Young Male Lion Christian Meermann
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Young Male Lion"
This is a part of an extensive series of animal portraits on a black background.



Bonobo mother and infant Richard Field
UK

Honorable Mention

"Bonobo mother and infant"



Early morning on the veld Edie Swift
USA

Honorable Mention

"Early morning on the veld"
Watching with the wildebeest for the morning to clear.



Flamingo Steven Shaw
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Flamingo"



Solitary flamingo Robert Vogt
USA

Honorable Mention

"Solitary flamingo"
A solitary flamingo in Lake Ndutu near Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania



Mr Frederick van Heerden
South Africa

Honorable Mention

"Mr"
The Windmill was barely turning & it was very dry in the Kalahari South Africa



The White backed vulture spreading its wings Stephan Grixti
Malta

Honorable Mention

"The White backed vulture spreading its wings"
This was shot in a wildlife park, at sunset.



I AM Leon Groshek
USA

Honorable Mention

"I AM"



Untitled Pedro Diaz Molins
Spain

Honorable Mention

"Untitled"



Four Up Marshall Gould
USA

Honorable Mention

"Four Up"



Don't Leave Louisa Paez Michelin
USA

Honorable Mention

"Don't Leave"
That moment and time when he turns and walks away. Do't leave.....just a few more minutes in your presence. Polar Bear Svalbard



Gorilla Christian Meermann
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Gorilla"
This is a part of an extensive series of animal portraits on a black background.



The Lion King Stephan Grixti
Malta

Honorable Mention

"The Lion King"
This was shot while the lion seemed angry at me while I was approaching it, and was taken in a wildlife park.



Dragon Fly Peter Ingrasselino
USA

Honorable Mention

"Dragon Fly"



Elephant Seal Playfight Brian Jones
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Elephant Seal Playfight"



Black Rhinos Bill Klipp
USA

Honorable Mention

"Black Rhinos"
Black Rhinos in Ngorongoro Crater



Ferocious eagle Alfonso de Cruz Barrios
Spain

Nominee

"Ferocious eagle"



fresh mountain air Andreas Camenisch
Switzerland

Nominee

"fresh mountain air"
A cow is located in the afternoon sun in the Swiss alps.



Rising Tide Annabelle Averty
France

Nominee

"Rising Tide"
Rising Tide during Christmas time on the Atlantic coast.



Im home Anne Poremskis
Australia

Nominee

"Im home"
The antics of two Royal Spoonbill (Platalea regia) birds roosting at Newcastle Uni Australia



parting as friends Beatrice Yoder-Leyba
USA

Nominee

"parting as friends"
after the fight



Close Call Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Close Call"
Killer Whale coming in on the beach to try and catch a Sea Lion Pup but this one got away.



Wild Horses Duel Brian Clopp
USA

Nominee

"Wild Horses Duel"
Wild horses battle in the desert for rights to a nearby watering hole.



Ibis Charles Daviet
USA

Nominee

"Ibis"
Ibis



Lunchtime Charles Daviet
USA

Nominee

"Lunchtime"



Eurasian Griffon Christian Meermann
Germany

Nominee

"Eurasian Griffon"
This is a part of an extensive series of animal portraits on a black background.



Watusi Christian Meermann
Germany

Nominee

"Watusi"
This shot is a part of my series of animal portraits on black background.



Hummingbird and Hostas Deb Tatonetti
USA

Nominee

"Hummingbird and Hostas"



Moose Drink Earl Hirtz
Canada

Nominee

"Moose Drink"
This cow moose was seen drinking from a lake at sunrise in Alberta, Canada.



crashed landing Ed Sancious
USA

Nominee

"crashed landing"



Herd grazing Emilio Campanile
Italy

Nominee

"Herd grazing"
Gran Sasso d'Italia, autumn 2017.



The Boss 01 Erich Studhalter
Switzerland

Nominee

"The Boss 01"
Silverback in the Bush of Uganda



Down to the Bone Fiona Carter
Australia

Nominee

"Down to the Bone"
This lioness stripped all the meat off the bone when devouring its prey.



frogfish Francesco Biagini
Italy

Nominee

"frogfish"
portrait of an hairy frogfish



finding nemo Francesco Biagini
Italy

Nominee

"finding nemo"



Mother And Child Gerry Ligon
Australia

Nominee

"Mother And Child"



Angry lion Giovanni Sonsini
Italy

Nominee

"Angry lion"
Photo taken in Etosha National Park - Namibia



The Gathering Hartmut Rieg
Germany

Nominee

"The Gathering"



Finding your true self Ivan Chen
Taiwan

Nominee

"Finding your true self"
Many times in life, we lost our way.



Pigeons Jeff Olson
USA

Nominee

"Pigeons"



Building Crane - Sandhill Crane. Jeff Faulkner
Canada

Nominee

"Building Crane - Sandhill Crane."
Crane was making a nest while we were out for hike with Grandma and Gramps in Florida.



On The Edge Jill Snyder
USA

Nominee

"On The Edge"
Heron's Perspective at Dusk



Weary Mom Jill Snyder
USA

Nominee

"Weary Mom"



Guardians Jill Snyder
USA

Nominee

"Guardians"



Curious calf Jodi Frediani
USA

Nominee

"Curious calf"
South Pacific humpback calf makes eye contact. Magic!



Luminous Bell Jodi Frediani
USA

Nominee

"Luminous Bell"
Sea nettle jelly all aglow



Full House. Karl Zeller
Australia

Nominee

"Full House."
Pelicans .



Arabian beauty Katherine Young
UK

Nominee

"Arabian beauty"
The Arabian Mares of Michalow State Stud in Poland



White Heron, Milford Sound Keith Wilson
Germany

Nominee

"White Heron, Milford Sound"
This heron was fishing in Milford Sound when we arrived on a gray cloudy day



Affection Kirill Dorofeev
Russia

Nominee

"Affection"
Africa, Tanzania, Serengeti national park



Flamingo silhouette Kirill Dorofeev
Russia

Nominee

"Flamingo silhouette"
Africa, Tanzania, Serengeti national park



Face to face Kirill Dorofeev
Russia

Nominee

"Face to face"
Africa, Tanzania, Serengeti national park



Fondness Kirill Dorofeev
Russia

Nominee

"Fondness"
Africa, Tanzania, Serengeti national park



Racing Kirill Dorofeev
Russia

Nominee

"Racing"
Africa, Tanzania, Ndutu lake aria



Skewered! Les Bentley
USA

Nominee

"Skewered!"
A Great Blue Heron stabs a fish for lunch at Viera Wetlands, Florida.



Wet & Wild Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Wet & Wild"



Horse Avedon Frontal Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Horse Avedon Frontal"



Bullish Birds Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Bullish Birds"



Bow Drying Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Bow Drying"



Bottoms Up Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Bottoms Up"



Getting Acquainted Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Getting Acquainted"



Love Bite Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Love Bite"



Apache Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Apache"



MoonJelly Mary Anne Chilton
USA

Nominee

"MoonJelly"
Moon Jelly Fish



encounter Mary Beth Jarrosak
USA

Nominee

"encounter"



Manta Ray & Sunburst Mok Hoe
Singapore

Nominee

"Manta Ray & Sunburst"
Oceanic manta ray gliding under the noon sun at Socorro, Mexico



Caribbean Reef Shark Portrait Mok Hoe
Singapore

Nominee

"Caribbean Reef Shark Portrait"
Caribbean reef shark portrait at Jardines de la Reina, Cuba



Sea Eagle V Olav-Inge Alfheim
Norway

Nominee

"Sea Eagle V"



Screams Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Nominee

"Screams"



Watching Me Paul Denbow
USA

Nominee

"Watching Me"
This Eastern Gray Squirrel peeks out of a tree cavity before coming out.



Monkey understand about bowing to the Buddha Pei Chun Shih
Taiwan

Nominee

"Monkey understand about bowing to the Buddha"
Monkey understand about bowing to the Buddha



Death 02 Porus Khareghat
India

Nominee

"Death 02 "
Death is mourned silently in the wild, no tears , no screaming , no wailing .



Gastropod Richard Field
UK

Nominee

"Gastropod"



Great White Egret Robert Davis
USA

Nominee

"Great White Egret"
Image captured at High Island Texas



Yoga Sabine Peters
Germany

Nominee

"Yoga"



The Other Side Sajeesh R
India

Nominee

"The Other Side"
In the midst of Amboli rain forest, a bush frog patiently awaits for the prey from the other side.



In Sync Sandra Hotrum
Canada

Nominee

"In Sync"
Shot in Pond Inlet, Baffin Island



Frontline Sebastian Hicks
USA

Nominee

"Frontline"
Sumba, Indonesia.



Together Serge Melesan
France

Nominee

"Together"



Direction Serge Melesan
France

Nominee

"Direction"
Sharks can live together but sometimes they need to take different direction to avoid to be the prey



Going up Seta Karabadjian
Canada

Nominee

"Going up"



Whale Tail Sheila P Morrison
Canada

Nominee

"Whale Tail"
Whale watching near La Perouse Bay on the west shore of Maui.



Cormorant Slobodan Blagojevic
USA

Nominee

"Cormorant"
There is something prehistoric from this angle



The Masai Mara Canvas Sonal Shah
UK

Nominee

"The Masai Mara Canvas"
Wildebeest during the Migration in Masai Mara, Kenya



Bengal Tiger Sue Ratcliffe
Canada

Nominee

"Bengal Tiger"
Early morning in Ranthambhore National Park, Rajasthan, India



Swan Dance Tim Mulcahy
USA

Nominee

"Swan Dance"



Under the rain Xavier Mas Ferra
Spain

Nominee

"Under the rain"
Crocodile under the rain



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