Each year, the California Academy of Sciences asks photographers to submit their best photos to showcase the Earth's biodiversity. The winners and finalists of the 2021 BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition highlight the beauty of nature, as well as its struggles. Originally appearing in bioGraphic, the winning photographs are a sight to behold. Photographer Jo-Anne McArthur won the grand prize for her photo Hope Amidst the Ashes.
For a little over five years, Jocelyn Anderson has been photographing birds as a way to connect with and learn...
Documentary camera and drone operator Josh Forwood specializes in capturing wildlife, science, and adventure footage.
The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are back to show the lighter side of the animal kingdom. This annual competition, now in its seventh year, is once again on the hunt for 2021's funniest animal images. While entries are being accepted until June 30, the organizers have released some of the images from this year that have already tickled their funny bones.
Wildlife photographers take some of the most adventurous and exciting shots.
Birds are fascinating creatures to observe—it's no wonder why people find it an absolute pleasure to spend hours birdwatching.
British photographer Will Burrard-Lucas specializes in snapping gorgeous pictures of wildlife at night. The conditions in which to do this, however, make photographing a challenge, and it inspired him to create innovations in camera traps. Thanks to his ingenuity, he now captures these creatures in ways we rarely see. One of his most exciting pictures came in 2019 when he confirmed the existence of the elusive African black panther in Kenya.
Who knew that snails were so photogenic?
The idea of “love” is universal. It spans cultures and time.
Photographer Chris Fallows captures awe-inspiring images of wildlife in their natural habitats. He first became known, decades ago, for his portraits of great white sharks. The popularity of these pictures launched him from a hobbyist photographer into the field as a full-time professional. Since then, Fallows has not let a moment of the incredible privilege he has to travel and be among the Earth's animals go to waste.
Let's face it: animals don’t care whether you’re trying to take a picture or you’re on a video call.
Los Angeles-based wildlife photographer Simon Needham takes stunning portraits of different animals to raise awareness of endangered species and encourage...