Monday, April 10, 2017

Photographer Of The Year Contest

The Winners Of The 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer Of The Year Contest

 

National Geographic has just announced the results of the prestigious 2016 Nature Photographer of the Year contest. As you can see from the pictures below, the judges had a hard time choosing the very best image!

 

 

Honorable Mention, Environmental Issues: No Snow, No Ice? Barter Islands

 

 


 

Third Place Winner, Landscape: Pacific Storm, Pacific Ocean

 


 

 

First Place Winner, Landscape: Struggle Of Life, Netherlands

 


 

 

Honorable Mention, Landscape: Serendipitous Green Meteor, India

 


 

 

 

First Place Winner, Animal Portraits: Dragging You Deep Into The Woods!

 


 

 

 

Honorable Mention, Animal Portraits: Puffin Studio, United Kingdom

 


 

 

 

Grand Prize Winner: Sardine Run, South Africa

 


 

 

 

 

Third Place Winner, Action: Changing Fortunes Of The Great Egret, Hungary

 


 

 

 

Second Place Winner, Action: Approach, Wray, Colorado

 


 

 

 

Honorable Mention, Action: Jellyfish Feast, New South Wales, Australia

 


 

 

Honorable Mention, Animal Portraits: Crow Chasing Puffy Owl

 


 

 

 

First Place Winner, Environmental Issues: Life And Death, Svalbard And Jan Mayen

 


 

 

 

Honorable Mention, Environmental Issues: Wildfire At The Beach, Spain

 


 

 

 

Second Place Winner, Landscape: Wild Rink, Italy

 


 

 

Third Place Winner, Animal Portraits: Friendship Knows No Color, Spain

 


 

 

 

Honorable Mention, Environmental Issues: American Flowers #1, Greenland

 


 

 

Second Place Winner, Animal Portraits: Proud Momma, Florida

 


 

 

 

Third Place Winner, Environmental Issues: Toxic Vanity, United Kingdom

 


 

 

 

Second Place Winner, Environmental Issues: The View Outside Facebook Hq, California