Gr8at: National Geographic: 50 Greatest Wildlife Photographs

Regular readers will know how big a fan of photography I am. Especially of The National Geographic, with previous posts including National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year 2017National Geographic Animal Photographs and Spectacular National Geographic Images. So when I saw a Guardian article highlighting the celebration taking place I just had to share my favourites with you too. As always feel free to share any of your favourites or any experiences of the places or animals involved.

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This gorgeous array of colour and sharpness was taken in Wood River, Nebraska by Randy Olsen.

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This playful-looking image of sea lions in Hopkins Island, Australia was by David Doubilet.

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It’s a long way down! This brave but very worthwhile shot of an orangutan in Indonesia’s Gunung Palung national park by Tim Laman.

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This remarkable photograph of a Leopard seal in Anvers Island, Antarctica was captured by Paul Nicklen.

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This painting-like visual delight of an Albatross colony in Steeple Jason Island on the Falkland Islands was taken by Paul Nicklen

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Kenya believe how cute this is? Michael Nichols shot this in Tsavo East national park.

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Photographer Michael Nichols can take much pride in this heart-warming photo of five adult females and nine cubs in the Serengetti.

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This lonely giraffe in the Ndumu Game Reserve in South Africa was well spotted and well taken by Chris Johns.

19 thoughts on “Gr8at: National Geographic: 50 Greatest Wildlife Photographs

  1. Stunning. Thanks for sharing these Alex. I really don’t know which is my favorite. Maybe of the leopard seal and/or the Nebraska lightning. The lighting in the latter is especially magical.

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