Spectacular wildlife photography: the winners and runners-up from the 2016 Audubon Photography Awards competition.
Nearly one decade ago, an adolescent zebra frolicked amongst the 8 thousand square kilometers that make up the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania’s Crater Highlands. Staying close to the grown zebras, the energetic youngster moved wildly about, until at the very moment French photographer Laurent Baheux approached, he took the air, leaping clear over his mother’s back. The photographer tripped in the process of capturing the moment, which according to his driver Morris, was a once-in-a-lifetime kind of scenario.
From the naked mole rate to Malayan tigers, Joe Sartore has set out to capture 12,000 species of animals around the world, and he's almost halfway there.
Online gallery2015: View the grand title winners and all award-winning images from animal portraits to underwater photography.
Winners and runners-up from the 2015 Audubon Photography Awards competition.
Photographer Thomas Lohr is known mostly for his high-profile fashion shoots for clients like Vogue, Le Monde d’Hermès, and i-D, but somewhere in his grueling shooting schedule he still finds time for personal projects, the most recent of which is a collection of bird plumage photos gathered in