Photo Contest
Black-headed Gulls

Nature lovers from around the world entered more than 29,000 images in our 2014 National Wildlife Photo Contest. Each of these images reflects the photographer’s individual style, captures a special moment in time and displays myriad levels of photographic technique.

See the Honorable Mention photos >>

PhotoZone Features

Photo of the Week

Polar Bear Sow and Cub

See Our Favorite Photos

Each week, our editors choose a favorite nature photo to share with our readers.Check out our Photo of the Week, selected from the 2014 Photo Contest entries.

Caption Contest

Barn Swallows

Got Captions?

Check out some of our favorite photos of animals with attitude. Enter our monthly contest and see our latest winner and runners-up.

Photo Tips

Ice Crystals

10 Tips for Winter Photography

It's getting colder and colder! Keep these tips in mind when photographing wildlife this winter.

Photo Gallery

Elephant Seal Pups

15 Photos to Help You Hate Winter a Little Less

We've pulled a few Photo Contest favorite photos to help you feel a little happier about the cold. Check them out!

Final Frame

Short-Eared Owl


A photographer captures an image of a short-eared owl preening, earning a 2014 National Wildlife Photo Contest Honorable Mention!

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