Tag: wildlife photography

Here are the finalists of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Award.

Oooh, the time has come again. The award season is well under way and the finalists of one of my favorite contests have already been announced. Last year I told you about my fascination for the Comedy Wildlife Photography Award and I’m starting to realize that this year’s selection of the winning and finalists’ photos ...

Comedy Wildlife Photography Award 2017

Finally it’s here! My absolutely favorite photography ranking of the year. The finalists of the third Comedy Wildlife Photography Award were announced a couple of days ago and I also wasn’t disappointed this year. Paul Joynson-Hicks (founder) and Tom Sullam (jury member and director of the award), who call this award the best and funniest ...

Brent Stirton wins the Wildlife Photographer of the year Award 2017

This year’s winning image of the Wildlife Photographer Award is not any image you would enjoy watching. With his photo Brent Stirton – a big name among wildlife photographers – wanted to draw our attention to something which, unfortunately, is still a reality: hunting and the extinction of animal species caused by it. Currently rhinos ...

My “photographic dream” of Africa

Red soil, endless wilderness, breathtaking sunsets, amazing animals, freedom and adventures. All this and much more I can relate to my dream of Africa. As far as I remember I’ve always dreamed of exploring Africa. Of seeing the animals you usually watch in a zoo or – even more tragically – in a circus show ...

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Michel d’Oultremont – The perfect wildlife photo

As I already mentioned wildlife photography in my opinion counts among the key disciplines in photography. Animals hardly ever stand still, they don’t care about how you’d like them to pose, they’re unpredictable and mostly don’t want to cooperate. That’s particularly true with wild animals as, besides the above mentioned facts, they also tend to ...

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Laurent Baheux – Black and white wildlife photography

“To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul.” – Andri Cauldwell I’m a huge fan of black and white photography. I think that sometimes, when it comes to photographs, colors simply distract from the subject or motif. Black and white ...

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“Wildlife Photographer of the Year”

The winner of the renowned photo competition “Wildlife Photographer of the Year”, which will be organized for the 52nd time this year by London’s Natural History Museum, won’t be announced before October – however, we can enjoy some pictures that have already been published! The famous award was already founded in 1965 by the BBC ...

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Snowy owl snapped by traffic camera

Several days ago, a snowy owl was snapped in an impressive video by a traffic camera in the Canadian province of Quebec. Fascinated by that wonderful animal, Quebec’s Minister of Transport, Robert Poëti, uploaded several screenshots on Twitter and on Facebook, where they were liked and shared by hundreds of users within a couple of ...

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Wildlife photography: Jonny Armstrong turns the wilderness into his studio

Jonny Armstrong works as an ecologist, but he’s better known as a wildlife photographer who has an unusual approach to this genre. His pictures are breathtakingly beautiful and look as if they’d been shot from up close in the studio. A hardcore wildlife photographer, Armstrong takes his photos in the wild of course. Instead of ...

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Back Garden Safari: Wildlife pictures from Richard Peters’ own garden

Even if you’re not familiar with the name Richard Peters, you’ve certainly seen a few of his photos already, as the British photographer has been on everyone’s lips this year after winning two of the most important and prestigious photo contests focusing on wildlife photography. With his photo “Shadow Walker”, which you can see below, ...