Wildlife - Professional

Hiding Arctic Fox Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Hiding Arctic Fox"
Svalbard, Norway



Jellyfish #1 Stone Peng
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Jellyfish #1"
Jellyfish



As One Drew Doggett
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"As One"
The pattern of these two zebras together created an entirely new design.



Blackhead Sheep Sacha Ineichen
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Blackhead Sheep"



Dolphin Lee Gordon
USA

Honorable Mention

"Dolphin"
Dolphin swimming past fast



Pangolin Andrey Gudkov
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Pangolin "
Tanzania. Serengeti National Park.



Mother love Tomoki Yamaya
Japan

Honorable Mention

"Mother love"
Surrounded by the love of her mother, the baby monkey becomes an adult.



Leopard Tree Paula Durbin
USA

Honorable Mention

"Leopard Tree"



The Silent Approach Graham Eaton
UK

Honorable Mention

"The Silent Approach"
A Barn Owl hunting along a driveway at night



Arctic Fox in the stream Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Honorable Mention

"Arctic Fox in the stream"
Dovrefjell, Norway



Comtemplation Saki Jennifere Thompson
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Comtemplation Saki"
The Saki monkey is a rain forest primate from South America



Sneaky Ruth Yates
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Sneaky"
Sneaky Croc



Small anxiety Tomoki Yamaya
Japan

Honorable Mention

"Small anxiety"
The mother monkey left the place. The little monkey makes an anxious cry and stands on the spot.



At Arms Drew Doggett
USA

Honorable Mention

"At Arms"
Rhinos are one of the handful of animals left on this Earth that feel as if time forgot about them.



Family Affair Drew Doggett
USA

Honorable Mention

"Family Affair"
This image features members of the Ilkisisusiu pride, one of the biggest in the Maasai Mara.



In the zoo Uwe Ditz
Germany

Honorable Mention

"In the zoo"
Snapshot in the gorilla house (Wilhelma Stuttgart)



Face to face Serge Melesan
France

Honorable Mention

"Face to face"
A face to face with a great hammerhead shark



Wild hares fighting Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Honorable Mention

"Wild hares fighting"
Røros, Norway



A little squirrel Claude Ka Kit Tsang
Hong Kong

Honorable Mention

"A little squirrel"
A squirrel asks for food while encountering a big foot.



Giant fight Alain Ernoult
France

Honorable Mention

"Giant fight "
POLAR BEARS (URSUS MARITIMUS). WRESTLING AND FIGHTING ALONG THE SHORES, MANITOBA, C



Dynamic Duo Jennifere Thompson
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Dynamic Duo"
The Dynamic Duo are Siamangs, (Symphalangus syndactylus.) They are arboreal black furred lesser apes that are native to the forests of Indonesia..



Borneo Orangutan Dave Monk
USA

Honorable Mention

"Borneo Orangutan"
A wild male orangutan daydreams in his threatened Borneo habitat



A Class Photo Magnus Laupa
Sweden

Honorable Mention

"A Class Photo"
There is always a student in class that makes a funny face, blinks or looksout of the blue.



hunting ant Wei Fu
Thailand

Honorable Mention

"hunting ant"
two ants hunting a wasp in sun



Sleepy Leopard Adri Berger
Laos

Honorable Mention

"Sleepy Leopard"



Alone Harry Donenfeld
USA

Honorable Mention

"Alone"
Fur seals playing about as a lone SCUBA diver walks back to basecamp



Matriarch Pedro Jarque
Spain

Honorable Mention

"Matriarch"



In the Mind's Eye Eleszabeth McNeel
USA

Honorable Mention

"In the Mind's Eye"



The Missing Trees Sreekumar Krishnan
India

Honorable Mention

"The Missing Trees"
The Missing Trees



Bow down Sreeroop KT
India

Honorable Mention

"Bow down"
Caterpillars playing on tree leaf



Guineafowls along the Mountain Road Chieko Tanemura
USA

Honorable Mention

"Guineafowls along the Mountain Road"



Freedom Abhisar Gupta
USA

Nominee

"Freedom"
Snow Geese in flight at Bosque Del Apache national wildlife refuge



Building in the Mist Adam Regan
UK

Nominee

"Building in the Mist"
A building of rooks disturbed, early morning on Romney Marsh



Paradise Valley Adam Crews
Australia

Nominee

"Paradise Valley"
Braidwood ~ AUSTRALIA



Look Alain Ernoult
France

Nominee

"Look "
LION , KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH AFRICA. VULNERABLE (IUCN)



Svalbard reindeer Aleksander Myklebust
Norway

Nominee

"Svalbard reindeer"
This picture was taken on Svalbard, Norway, and shows a wild svalbard reindeer in backlight.



Walking penguins Aleksander Myklebust
Norway

Nominee

"Walking penguins"
This picture was taken in Antarctica, and shows a group of gentoo penguins walking to their nests.



La rencontre Annabelle Art Gallery
France

Nominee

"La rencontre"
Encounter with a herd of elephants crossing a dry river in Ruaha National Park (Tanzania)



Enchanted world Annabelle Art Gallery
France

Nominee

"Enchanted world"
A Masaï giraffe in Ruaha National Park (Tanzania)



Namibian Feral Horses Antti Viitala
Finland

Nominee

"Namibian Feral Horses"
Namibian feral horses. Shot on Ilford HP-5 film. Lithium print on Oriental Seagull paper. The Namib Desert horse is a feral horse found in the Namib Desert of Namibia.



Male lion in the night Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Male lion in the night"
Oltepesi, Maasai Mara, Kenya



Half-grown Long-Eared Owl Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Half-grown Long-Eared Owl"
Østerdalen, Norway



Arctic Fox in the winter fur Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Arctic Fox in the winter fur"
Svalbard, Norway



Stalking Arctic Fox Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Stalking Arctic Fox"
Dovrefjell, Norway



Wild hare in the night #2 Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Wild hare in the night #2"
Røros, Norway



Great Grey Owl in the night Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Great Grey Owl in the night"
Innlandet, Norway



Pelicans Axel Breutigam
Canada

Nominee

"Pelicans"



Elephant drinking at early morning fogy light. Baroness Danute Federas
USA

Nominee

"Elephant drinking at early morning fogy light."
Elephant comes early morning to the river to drink all family. This morning was very fogy but we were on the boat so we got clode to den to take pictures



Arctic Fox Bjorn H Stuedal
Norway

Nominee

"Arctic Fox"
Arctic fox, Dovre, Norway



Fox fight Bjorn H Stuedal
Norway

Nominee

"Fox fight"
Arctic fox cubs playing, Dovre, Norway



Nesting time Carol Taylor
UK

Nominee

"Nesting time"
Imperial Cormorant bringing home nesting materials



Zebra Herd Caroline Guinan
Ireland

Nominee

"Zebra Herd"
Photograph taken in the Serengeti National after a stampede of Zebra



Angel Charlotte Gibb
USA

Nominee

"Angel"
A hawk spooked a dove, who hit our window hard then became a fast meal.



Black Bear, Minnesota David Skernick
USA

Nominee

"Black Bear, Minnesota"
Sometimes you get to spend a special moment with an animal.



Mysteries Debby Thomas
USA

Nominee

"Mysteries"
Full moon beach horse



Have a banana Deborah Welsh
USA

Nominee

"Have a banana"
Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai, Thailand



Portrait of Arabian stallion YanourHayati Deborah Roffel
Netherlands

Nominee

"Portrait of Arabian stallion YanourHayati"



Wild Ones Debra Marshall
Canada

Nominee

"Wild Ones"
Tender moment between wild horses in the Pryor Mountains.



Mandrillus Sphinx Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee

"Mandrillus Sphinx"



Unyielding Giant Drew Doggett
USA

Nominee

"Unyielding Giant"
A silverback in the Sabyinyo group of mountain gorillas in Rwanda waits for the rain to pass.



Bison Rush Emmanuel Panagiotakis
USA

Nominee

"Bison Rush "
The relocation of the herd



Hitchcock vibe Fabrizia Costa
UK

Nominee

"Hitchcock vibe"
Ominous birds biding their time



Night Flight - London - UK Fabs
UK

Nominee

"Night Flight - London - UK"
Flight In The Night - Inverted Realities



Oblivious Ghaneshwaran Balachandran
Malaysia

Nominee

"Oblivious"
This is Tony the milky stork and how he bends time. Oblivious yet self aware. Composed yet chaotic. Time stands still, when we share the same space.



Pottwalfluke und Mond Heinz Effner
Germany

Nominee

"Pottwalfluke und Mond"
A sperm whale bull in northern Norway dives towards the moon



Silberreiher Heinz Effner
Germany

Nominee

"Silberreiher"
A great egret on a foggy day in Upper Bavaria



The Sentinels Breakfast Ian E Anderson
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Sentinels Breakfast"
The New Zealand Kokako forest bird on Tiritiri Island eating breakfast and heralding his mate



Lift Off Jacqueline Da Costa
UK

Nominee

"Lift Off"
Seagull suddenly flying after something seen. You realise how long their legs are.



Team. Jan Wieczorek
Poland

Nominee

"Team."
Warmia. Poland.



Lethal Stare Jasmine Rossi
Argentina

Nominee

"Lethal Stare"
Baby alligators in muddy waters, northern Argentina



Roots Jasmine Rossi
Argentina

Nominee

"Roots"
Elephant skin and tree bark in Namibia



Waking Dream Jean-Charles Folliet
France

Nominee

"Waking Dream"



Staring Competition Jeff Eden
UK

Nominee

"Staring Competition"
Deer staring competition in Richmond Park, Greater London, United Kingdom



Silent Siamang Jennifere Thompson
Australia

Nominee

"Silent Siamang"
Siamang are large Gibbon found in the rain forest of South East Asia



No title Jonas Kroyer
Denmark

Nominee

"No title"
One of the goats living outside the town. Fredericia - Denmark



Innocent Look Jonathan Chua
Singapore

Nominee

"Innocent Look"
4 little baboons having fun at the cliff . One of them look back like telling me: I'm not the chief .



Bats, bugs and the moon Joseph Anthony
UK

Nominee

"Bats, bugs and the moon"
A 10 image in camera multiple exposure of bats hunting insects by moonlight on the River Stour U.K.



Country Monkey Karen Hirsch
USA

Nominee

"Country Monkey"



Red Tail Hawk Kerry Sharkey-Miller
USA

Nominee

"Red Tail Hawk"
Wild Things Series: Archival pigment transfer to hand polished and oxidized aluminum



Deers Ko van Leeuwen
Netherlands

Nominee

"Deers"
Deers in the dunes of IJmuiden/Netherlands wondering where the snow is gone



Herd Immunity Lance Carter
USA

Nominee

"Herd Immunity"
Infant Elphant being pretected by its family as they walk to the swamp lands for feeding.



Who's Watching Lance Carter
USA

Nominee

"Who's Watching"
Hippo pauses in mide run as it finishes it grazing in the grass lands and heads for the waters.



Hammerhead shark Lee Gordon
USA

Nominee

"Hammerhead shark"
Hammerhead shark hovering



Contemplative crows Lee Gordon
USA

Nominee

"Contemplative crows"
Contemplative crows on wires



Murder of crows Lee Gordon
USA

Nominee

"Murder of crows"
Murder of crows in motion



Cremello Dust Maria Marriott
USA

Nominee

"Cremello Dust"
A Cremello wild stallion from the Onaqui Mountains of the Great Basin Utah Desert shakes off the dust. Ruggedness and scars are a testimony of a life of survival in the desert plains.



Serene Maria Marriott
USA

Nominee

"Serene"
A lone old wild stallion makes his way down the mountainside to drink. Solitude is the salve for a lifetime of battle wounds; serenity the reward for lessons learned and wisdom gained.



Lion Cub Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Lion Cub"
Long communication at twilight in Zambia, 2019.



parental care Michael Koch
Germany

Nominee

"parental care"
taken from the series "eternal collection"



Gannets Mike Brown
Ireland

Nominee

"Gannets"
Using over exposure, I managed to isolate just the darker tones of the birds on an overcast day.



Ready for take off Oyvind Pedersen
Norway

Nominee

"Ready for take off"
A pine Marten ready to jump



Wings Pal Hermansen
Norway

Nominee

"Wings"
Nuthatch flight



Family of Stripes Patty Hosmer
USA

Nominee

"Family of Stripes"



Lion Patty Hosmer
USA

Nominee

"Lion"



Breezy Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Breezy"
Enjoying the day looking at his territory



Cheetah Lookout Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Cheetah Lookout"
Looking for some snack!



Courting Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Courting"
Giraffes Courting



Her Majesty Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Her Majesty"
Surveying her territory



Their Majesties Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Their Majesties"



Zebra Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Zebra"



A single horned Rhino on City Rajesh Dhungana
Nepal

Nominee

"A single horned Rhino on City"
Jungle Rhino on walking city but he can not do anything to people. A car girl watching to Rhino.



Tyke Robert Borel
USA

Nominee

"Tyke"



Capuchin monkey family Robi Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Capuchin monkey family"
Costa Rica



Spirit of the Forest Roie Galitz
Israel

Nominee

"Spirit of the Forest"
Spirit Bear feeding on berries in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia, Canada



Polar Bear Family in a Melting World Roie Galitz
Israel

Nominee

"Polar Bear Family in a Melting World"
Mother Polar Bear and two young cubs are facing a melting world as their sea ice disappears



Elephant's Last Embrace Roie Galitz
Israel

Nominee

"Elephant's Last Embrace"
Elephant and a young lion. the elephant had died and the young lion is enjoying the opportunity



Minke Lines Scott Portelli
Australia

Nominee

"Minke Lines"
Minke Whales migrate to the warm waters of the Great Barrier reef each winter between June and July.



From the deep Serge Melesan
France

Nominee

"From the deep"
A dolphin need to take some fresh air at the surface



Alien first contact Serge Melesan
France

Nominee

"Alien first contact "
A squid looking at me like an alien at first contact



Tursiops pod Serge Melesan
France

Nominee

"Tursiops pod "
A group of tursiops dolphins in the deep of the lagoon



Into the deep Serge Melesan
France

Nominee

"Into the deep"
A green turtle swimming in the lagoon of Mayotte



1,2,3,4 Once I caught a fish alive Sreekumar Krishnan
India

Nominee

"1,2,3,4 Once I caught a fish alive"
To be part of all the action I shot with a 56mm prime to catch egrets in action in Thrissur, Kerala



Being in the Limelight Sreekumar Krishnan
India

Nominee

"Being in the Limelight"
One pigeon caught the light while the others played in th background



Desert Horse Stefan Csaky
Austria

Nominee

"Desert Horse"
A wild horse in the Namibian desert



Family Hug Steve Gosling
UK

Nominee

"Family Hug"
A family of Elephants taken on a photo trip to Botswana



Shark, Maldives Steve Sorensen
USA

Nominee

"Shark, Maldives"
A Black Tip Reef Shark cleves the school



Desert Freedom Stuart Vesty
USA

Nominee

"Desert Freedom"
Arabian Mare in the desert near Sharjah



A Mother's Love Stuart Vesty
USA

Nominee

"A Mother's Love"
A bond so peaceful, yet so strong.



Aquaverse Sudhanshu Mehta
India

Nominee

"Aquaverse"
It was a conservation mechanism to breed fishes in the open water by nomadic settlers in one of the islands of Philippines. I photographed this from above water while looking down with an aerial persp



daydream. Tim Südbröker
Germany

Nominee

"daydream."
A daydreaming merkat.



All Knowing Tina Thuell
Bermuda

Nominee

"All Knowing"
There is no hiding the truth from a horse.



Sandstorm Tom Svensson
Sweden

Nominee

"Sandstorm"
Penguin in sandstorm from Falklands



Grooming Tomoki Yamaya
Japan

Nominee

"Grooming"
Monkeys grooming each other. I spend my time luxuriously. Let's emulate humans.



Capriccio II Tori Gagne
USA

Nominee

"Capriccio II"
Mexican Ranch Horse



Les Amis Tori Gagne
USA

Nominee

"Les Amis"
Horses of the Rhone Delta in France



the boss Wolf Ademeit
Germany

Nominee

"the boss"
In memory of Massa who burnt to death in a fire on New Year's Eve 2019/2020



Ryukyu Fruit Bat Yosuke Tsuchida
Japan

Nominee

"Ryukyu Fruit Bat"
Okinawa Fruit Bat



Northern Boobook Yosuke Tsuchida
Japan

Nominee

"Northern Boobook"
Northern Boobook



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