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35 Award Winning Wildlife Animal Photography Examples Of 2017

Dorothea Lange quoted – “Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still”. It is an art and a science; it is a language that is understood by any at any part of the world. Photographs tell a story, that sometimes words fail to describe. And when we talk about the Award Winning Wildlife Animal Photography Examples of 2017, how about getting some insight into wildlife photography. It is a genre of photography that captures various forms of animals in their natural habitat, and, in fact, it is one of the most challenging forms of photography.

While we have discussed about this so much already, why not have a look at some awesome award-winning wildlife photography examples! I would suggest, keep your shock absorbers ready, because you are going to see some amazing talent down right here. Trust me, I just wanted to meet the photographers and thank them for such wonderful piece of creativity with photography.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Brent Stirton
Memorial To A Species – Brent Stirton, South Africa

Wildlife Animal Photography

Brent Stirton, South Africa

This photograph depicts a dead black rhino bull. It was assumed that they shot the animal while entering the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve at night. They then hacked the two horns of the animal and escaped. This image received the Wildlife Photographer of the Year award in 2017

The Good Life – Daniel Nelson, The Netherlands

Wildlife Animal Photography

Daniël Nelson

It was taken in Odzala National Park in the Republic of Congo and received the Young Wildlife Photographer of the year award. Namely, Caco can be seen happily and contently be feasting upon a fleshy breadfruit. The animals world is very colorful but naturally, occur blue color animals is very rare and you will hardly find such.

Contemplation – Peter Delaney, Ireland / South Africa

Wildlife Animal Photography

Peter Delaney, Ireland/South Africa

This received the best wildlife Animal photography award in the Animal Portraits category. Peter had spent a long difficult morning tracking chimpanzees at Uganda’s Kibale National Park. It was captured when the Chimpanzee lied down with the sadness of the unrequited love.

The Ancient Ritual – Brian Skerry, USA

Wildlife Animal Photography

Brian Skerry, USA

The photo won the best wildlife photography award in the Amphibians and Reptiles category. Leatherbacks are the largest, deepest – diving and widest-ranging sea turtles. However, they return to the land when they hatch eggs. This photo was taken at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge on St. Croix. Many people tend to gravitate towards wildlife animal tattoos not only due to their love of animals itself but also due to the vast significance that these tattoos have.The most popular Creative Animals Wildlife Tattoo Designs and Ideas For Inspiration

The Night Raider – Marcio Cabral, Brazil

Wildlife Animal Photography

Marcio Cabral, Brazil.

This photograph won the best award in Animal in their Environment Category. Marcio while camping out in the Cerrado Region, on the treeless savannah of Emas National Park, clicked beetle larvae living in the outer layers of the mounds.

Giant Gathering – Tony Wu, USA

Wildlife Animal Photography

Tony Wu, USA

This photograph was taken when dozens of sperm whales mingled noisily at Sri Lanka’s northeast coast.

The Jelly Fish Jockey – Anthony Berberian, France

Wildlife Animal Photography

Anthony Berberian, France.

This received the best wildlife photography award in the Underwater Category. This was taken in an open ocean located far off from Tahiti, French of Polynesia. He clicked the photography while one of his night divings instant around 1.2 miles deep.

Polar Pas De Deux – Eilo Elvinger, Luxembourg

Wildlife Animal Photography

Eilo Elvinger, Luxembourg.

This received the best wildlife photography award in the black and white category. Eilo spotted a polar bear along with her two-year-old cub in the distance from her ship which was anchored at Svalbard in Arctic Norway. Animals different color provides them security from predators its really hard to copy texture of animals naturally painted by God.

Palm Oil Survivors – Aaron “Bertie” Gekoski, Uk/USA

Wildlife Animal Photography

Aaron “Bertie” Gekoski, UK/USA.

Three generations of Bornean elephants were found to cross the terraces of an oil – palm plantation in the Malaysian state of Sabah which was being cleared for replanting. This photograph won the best wildlife photography award in the Single Image category.

Crab Surprise – Justin Gilligan, Australia

Wildlife Animal Photography

Justin Gilligan, Australia.

Justin Gilligan was documenting a University of Tasmania kelp transplant experiment and was taken aback by this giant aggregation of giant spider crabs and a maori octopus amidst all of them confused on choosing a crab for it’s feast. This got the best award in the Invertebrates category.

Wildlife Animal Photography

Wildlife Animal Photography

© Michael Fell, South Africa

Wildlife Animal Photography

© Anastasiia Usoltceva, Russia

Wildlife Animal Photography

© Jan Siwmir, Poland

Wildlife Animal Photography

© Alexandr Melnik, Russia

Wildlife Animal Photography

Andres Vejar

Wildlife Animal Photography

Richard Bowler

Wildlife Animal Photography

Jenny Hibbert

Wildlife Animal Photography

Dan Rushton

Wildlife Animal Photography

Douglas Croft

Wildlife Animal Photography

Yamamoto Tsuneo

Wildlife Animal Photography

Matthew Gould winner

Wildlife Animal Photography

Alastair Marsh

Wildlife Animal Photography

Jenny Hibbert

Wildlife Animal Photography

Daniel Trim

Wildlife Animal Photography

Daisy Gilardini

Wildlife Animal Photography

Monique Joris

Wildlife Animal Photography

Roie Galitz

Wildlife Animal Photography

Graeme Guy

Wildlife Animal Photography

Josef Friedhuber

Wildlife Animal Photography

George Cathcart

Wildlife Animal Photography

Ashleigh Scully, USA.

Wildlife Animal Photography

© Sonalini Khetrapal, India,

Wildlife Animal Photography

Toshiyasu Morita, USA,

Wildlife Animal Photography

Ekaterina Bee, Italy.

Wildlife Animal Photography

Gerry Pearce, UK/Australia.

Hope we have given you much inspiration now, so grab your camera now and go chasing some wildlife animal in their natural habitat, and who knows, maybe you become the proud owner of the next master click.

Image Source:
worldphoto.org
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