The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016

Winning images from national and international wildlife photography competitions of the year

 

The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Entwined Lives, by Tim Laman, US winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
The Pangolin Pit, by Paul Hilton, single image winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
The moon and the crow, Gideon Knight, UK winner, Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
A Swinging Time, by Thomas Vijayan, people’s choice award winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Hitchhikers (lion’s mane jellyfish), by George Stoyle, overall winner in the British Wildlife Photography Awards
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Common weasel in spring, North Yorkshire, England, taken by Robert E Fuller, British seasons winner, British Wildlife Photography Awards
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Sardine Run, by Greg Lecoeur, overall grand prize and action category winner, National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Proud Momma, by Michael O’Neill, second place winner, animal portraits, National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Vadim Balakin, environmental issues winner, National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
A Bornean orangutan by Tim Laman, from a series that won first prize stories in the nature category, World Press Photo awards
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Illegal ivory by Brent Stirton, winner of second prize stories, nature, World Press Photo awards
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Chameleon by Christian Ziegler, Nature, third prize stories winner, World Press Photo awards
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Underwater Photographer of the Year, overall title winner, by Davide Lopresti
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Catshark Supernova, by Dan Bolt, title winner, British Underwater Photographer of the Year
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Piercing Headache, by Matthew McIntosh, overall winner, AG Nature Photographer of the Year
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Arctic Underwater Dance, by Audun Rikardsen, winner of the Fritz Pölking Prize, GDT Nature Photographer of the Year
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Long exposure of an attacking white-spotted cat snake, Boiga drapiezii, by Quentin Martinez, Borneo winner, GDT Nature Photographer of the Year.
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Goosander Family, by Andreas Geh, German Photographer of the Year, GDT Nature Photographer of the Year.
The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016
Rhino, from the series, Land of Nothingness by Maroesjka Lavigne, professional landscape category winner, Sony World Photography Awards

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The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016