This post showcases beautiful photographs that have won photo contests such as National Geographic Contest, Nikon Technology, Energizer, Sony, Smithsonian Mag, Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Refuge Association, etc. Photography is always been a fun activity and as a profession it is the job of creative people. You can express your feeling, your observations, and your imagination in very creative and appealing ways by using your camera. We hope that this showcase will inspire you to get out and shoot more. [everypictures.blogspot.com]
This mountain lion’s favorite spot is a large rock formation where he rests in the late afternoon. I waited patiently until he stared directly at me.
This photo was taken three miles west off the coast of Dominica. The whale is a member of a pod of about 50 sperm whales that live there. His name is Scar. Andrew Armour has befriended the whale and is pictured with him.
The use of artificial light was well executed, as is evident by the specular highlights of the paint on the face to give it that extra shiny look. This photo has lovely composition, great ideation and beautiful colours.
The image was captured in Romania. The shepherd was asleep with his sheep.
I took this photo at my sister’s apartment on the balcony, while I was testing my new lens (Sigma 105mm Macro) which I had gotten a few days earlier. I was looking for something interesting to shoot, and suddenly I spotted a little turtle in the aquarium.
I’m sure this military drill was a wonder to see in its rapid fire execution. But it is another wonder to see when held still in this photograph. Preparation, precision, and timing all coming together so wonderfully. (All which can also be said of the photographer.)
Six days after Betka Tudu’s birth, female relatives and neighbors in the West Bengal village of Purulia gathered to bless him and “to protect him from harm’s way,” says Dey. Born into the Santhal tribe, Betka “unknowingly drew his distant kin closer than ever.” — Abigail Tucker
Minneriya National Park, Sri Lanka.
Licancabur volcano is located on the border between Chile and Bolivia.
The photograph was shot at the Kolkata zoo.
An aerial view near Madrid
Kobe the polar bear out for a swim at the Reid Park Zoo in Tucson, Arizona. At first I thought the glaring sun on the water was going to ruin the picture. What a surprise!
Endangered Florida manatee at the Three Sisters Spring wintering site, Crystal River, Florida.
Tough lighting situations at times produce the greatest shots. This photo is one that falls into that category. The painting of light and the illumination of the faces capture the moment beautifully.
for photo of Northern Harriers, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, UT
Boys are running towards a waterhole in a hot & humid day
Canyonlands National Park on the White Rim Trail, looking south along the Green River near the Potato Bottom campsite.
The Grand Canyon’s Redwall Cavern
Pairs of gannets were building nests atop a viewing shelter. It was a great opportunity to capture artistic images with high-key sky backgrounds as I did in this photo of a male passing nesting material to his mate.
At the Indian village pond
Where is freedom?
Fireworm moving in star coral