50 Award-Winning Wildlife Photography

Photography is a very fun and interesting hobby, but it can sometimes get too wild – literally. One of the most tough and challenging types of photography is wildlife photography. It requires proper equipment, talent, technical skills and specializations in the field of photography. You have to know exposing the right way and also have good field craft skills. For instance, some animals are too wild to be approached and they can even harm you. So this type of photography needs you to study the animal’s behavior, so that you would know how the animal is expected to behave in certain moments. Capturing photos of certain animals requires hiding and stalking skills.

Although you can photograph some animals using your basic equipment, but for taking photos of some animals proper specialist equipment is needed, for instance, macro lenses for tiny insects, long focal length lenses for flying birds and underwater cameras for underwater photography. But nowadays, thanks to all the digital cameras available out there, some really awesome wildlife photographs can be just a result of capturing the photo at the right place at the right time.

If you are interested in wildlife photography and want to become a wildlife photographer, then the best way to start is by seeing some work by professionals. If you want to find some really amazing wildlife photographs, then you are definitely at the right place as we are going to showcase a collection of some really beautiful photographs of wild animals. You can click on the photos to go to the source to see an enlarged and more detailed version of the image. Some authors have also shared some useful tips for all the amateur photographers out there. These photos are definitely worth a look so check them out!

Eagle Flying

1-eagle-flying

Lion

2-lion

Monkey

3-monkey

Kenya Wildlife

4-kenya-wildlife

On Patrol

5-on-patrol

Natural Bridge Wildlife

6-natural-bridge-wildlife

Snow Tiger

7-snow-tiger

Wild Turkey

8-wild-turkey

Atlantic Seal

9-atlantic-seal

Sizing Up

10-Klaus Tamm's photo, Sizing Up

Fly-By Drinking

11-Treading Water

The Duel

12-The Duel

Fly-By Drinking

13-Fly-By Drinking

Evening Rays

14-Evening Rays

The Glance

15-The Glance

The Tourist Tiger Trail

16-The Tourist Tiger Trail

Turtle Gem

17-Turtle Gem
Red-eyed Tree Frog

19-Red-eyed Tree Frog

Eyelash Pit Viper

20-Eyelash Pit Viper

King Penguins

21-King Penguins

Wildebeest Crossing

22-Wildebeest Crossing

Sunbathing Lemur

23-Sunbathing Lemur

Pygmy Leaf Chameleon

24-Pygmy Leaf Chameleon

Golden-brown Mouse Lemur

25-Golden-brown Mouse Lemur

Kangaroo Hopping

26-Kangaroo Hopping

Flap-necked Chameleon

27-Flap-necked Chameleon

Kalahari Meerkat

28-Kalahari Meerkat

Baby Orangutan

29-Baby Orangutan

Playful Elephant Seal

30-Playful Elephant Seal

Giant Anteater

31-Giant Anteater

Caiman Eating a Fish

32-Caiman Eating a Fish

Galapagos Flycatcher

33-Galapagos Flycatcher

Cape Buffalo

34-Cape Buffalo

Green Iguana

35-Green Iguana

Bear by Lake

36-Bear by Lake

Snoozing Monkey

37-Snoozing Monkey

Wombat Mouth

38-Wombat Mouth

Arctic Fox Cub

39-Arctic Fox Cub

Walrus Face

40-Walrus Face

Sally Lightfoot Crab

41-Sally Lightfoot Crab

Tree Frog

42-Tree Frog

Albatross Courtship Ritual

43-Albatross Courtship Ritual

Bat Curve

44-Bat Curve

Llama, Machu Picchu

45-Llama, Machu Picchu

Japanese Macaques

46-Japanese Macaques

Caiman

47-Caiman

Playful Hyena

48-Playful Hyena

Strawberry Poison-dart Frog

49-Strawberry Poison-dart Frog

Rusty-spotted Genet

50-Rusty-spotted Genet

Leopard Cub

18-Leopard Cub


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3 Comments

  1. sayed mohammad ehsan says:

    Awesome, Amazing.
    Specially that “The Tourist Tiger Trail” was just stunning.

    Thanks.

  2. Photography is truely art. Great work by photographer. I really like The Duel.

  3. Those are stunning wildlife photos. Running snow tiger photo is my favourite.