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Ron Leach  |  Nov 23, 2016  |  0 comments

The BBC has just released an extended trailer for the sequel to their wildly popular Planet Earth Series. Directed by Sir David Attenborough, Planet Earth II picks up where the original 2006 series left off, and is scheduled for release in the U.S. on January 28, 2017 and will be broadcast every Saturday on BBC America.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 14, 2016  |  0 comments

Photographer Sergey Polyushko is a rare breed of photographer who is a jack-of-all-trades and a master of everything. When we stumbled upon his Instagram page were impressed by both the breadth and quality of his work, but what really caught our eye was his incredible wildlife and animal images.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 03, 2016  |  0 comments

David Yarrow is an internationally acclaimed fine art/wildlife photographer known for his intimate work in remote regions of the world. We thought we’d share some of his breathtaking b/w imagery that appears in his new book, “Wild Encounters.”

Ron Leach  |  Oct 26, 2016  |  0 comments

Rita Kluge is a German-born freelance photographer with a passion for the sea. In this amazing series she swims with whales to capture some captivating shots of adult leviathans and their babies.

Staff  |  Oct 21, 2016  |  0 comments

Ulf Amundsen captured this epic image of a herd of elephants in Etosha National Park in Namibia, Africa. “It was a straightforward shoot during midday in dry and dusty conditions,” Amundsen explains.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 19, 2016  |  0 comments

Last month we previewed the finalists in the prestigious 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, and now we can show you the breathtaking winners. This 52nd edition of the UK-based international event received some 50,000 entries from both amateurs and pros from 95 countries across the globe.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 14, 2016  |  0 comments

California-based photographer/diver Alex Suh is someone you could conservatively describe as “fearless.” He has a passion for the ocean, and as you might suspect from his amazing images, he says he has always been fascinated with sharks—particularly the Great White. 

Ron Leach  |  Oct 13, 2016  |  0 comments

Vadim Trunov is a self-taught, 30-year-old Russian wildlife photographer who makes some amazing images. In this fanciful series he captures red squirrels as they seemingly take pictures while frolicking in the snow.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 14, 2016  |  0 comments

On Monday we shared the finalists in this year’s international Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition, and now we can show you the stunning winners of another contest: The 2016 British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA).

Ron Leach  |  Sep 12, 2016  |  0 comments

The prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition draws entries from all over the world, and these finalists for the 2016 contest are simply breathtaking. The UK-based event attracted some 50,000 entries this year from both amateur and pro photographers in 95 countries, and the winners will be announced on October 18.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 08, 2016  |  0 comments

Konsta Punkka, aka “The Squirrel Whisperer,” is a 21-year-old Finnish photographer known for his amazing close-up portraits of animals reacting to his presence in their natural habitat. His unique approach to wildlife photography has earned him over 800,000 Instagram followers.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Jul 29, 2016  |  0 comments

Right off, Charles Glatzer tells me that when wildlife is the subject, there are two kinds of photographers: those who photograph wildlife and those who are wildlife photographers.

 

Staff  |  Jul 19, 2016  |  0 comments

Shutterbug reader Bill Tiepelman captured this profile of a beautiful red-bellied woodpecker in his backyard in Wentzville, Missouri. An avid bird watcher, Tiepelman has on old swing set in his backyard that he repurposed into a bird sanctuary in an effort to “attract as many species as possible.”

Josh Miller  |  Jul 12, 2016  |  0 comments

When it comes to bird photography, no species is more majestic and more sought after than the bald eagle. Its status as America’s national bird wasn’t always a sure bet (Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey). Bald eagles also nearly went extinct during the 20th century from their eggshells thinning due to the proliferation of DDT. But today as a result of aggressive protections under the Endangered Species Act, as well as the banning of DDT, these beautiful birds have made a dramatic recovery.

Staff  |  Jul 12, 2016  |  0 comments

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Ok, maybe not tigers this month but the other two made the cut in some of the winning photos for this assignment. Wildlife and nature are favorite subjects for Shutterbug readers and, as expected, we reviewed a ton of amazing images from readers in these categories. The tough part was narrowing it down to just six favorites but we think we’ve picked some fabulous images to spotlight here.

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