20+ Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2018 Finalists That Will Brighten Your Day https://ift.tt/2xoitgz

septiembre 17, 2018

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is an annual event in which photographers from all over the world submit their best pictures featuring animals in various funny situations. This year, over 2000 entries were submitted and 41 finalists were selected.

Anyone can enter the competition and about 70% of photographers are amateurs. In an interview with Bored Panda, Tom Sullum, one of the founders of the awards, said that the standard of imagery, in terms of quality of the photography, goes up and up every year but the humor remains brilliant with new, never before represented animals being featured.

The organizers say that the idea behind the awards is wildlife conservation. Tom says even the smallest thing can help it: “By following Born Free on social media you have made one positive step. By supporting them financially you make another big step. By sharing our posts, by buying the book, by keeping the conversation going… all these things help raise the issues of conservation.”

The winners of the competition will be announced on the 15th of November at the awards night at Foyles, in Charing Cross, London. The expert panel judge the pictures by their technical excellence, amusing content, and caption. You can even submit your own vote for the People’s Choice Award!

Check out the finalists in the gallery below!

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#1 Caught In The Act

Image source: MARY MCGOWAN

#2 Wildlife Photograbear

Image source: Roie Galitz

#3 Rhinopeocock 4

Image source: Kallol Mukherjee

#4 Split

Image source: Geert Weggen

#5 Happy

Image source: Muriel Vekemans

#6 Mother Returned From Her Parents Meeting From School

Image source: Valtteri Mulkahainen

#7 Have A Headache

Image source: Maureen Toft

#8 The Black Skimmer Gang

Image source: Ke Qiang Ruan

#9 Hot Kiss

Image source: Sergey Savvi

#10 Drive Safe

Image source: Jonathan Irish

#11 Peek A Boo

Image source: Shane Keena

#12 Yoga Bear

Image source: Roie Galitz

#13 Crouching Tiger Peeking Moose

Image source: Jamie Bussey

#14 Bullies

Image source: Amy Kennedy

#15 Cheeky

Image source: Robert Adamson

#16 The People Are Back

Image source: Patty Bauchman

#17 This Is Sparta

Image source: Sergey Savvi

#18 Astonished Lemur

Image source: Jakob Strecker

#19 Tango

Image source: Michael Watts

#20 Flying Hyena

Image source: Kevin Rooney

#21 Ashamed

Image source: Antonio Medina

#22 Smiling Ele

Image source: Anup Deodhar

#23 Dancing Deer

Image source: Bartek Olszewski

#24 The Yawn

Image source: Danielle D’Ermo

#25 The Singing Moose

Image source: Mary Hone

#26 Spy

Image source: Muntazeri Abdi

#27 Coastal Brown Bear Cub With Headach

Image source: Danielle D’Ermo

#28 A Farewell

Image source: Qiusheng Hu

#29 Perfect Pillow

Image source: Denise Dupras

#30 Martian Tango

Image source: Sergey Savvi

#31 Dances With Bears

Image source: Luca Venturi

#32 Should Have Gone To Specsavers

Image source: Michael Lane

#33 I Guess The Honeymoon Is Over

Image source: Christopher Schlaf

#34 Least Tern Chick

Image source: Sarah E Devlin

#35 So There

Image source: Barney Koszalka

#36 Rabbit Hiding Face In Embarrassment

Image source: Daniel Friend

#37 Smiling Blue Shark

Image source: Tanya Houppermans

#38 Walrus Breath

Image source: Jackie Downey

#39 Guffaw

Image source: Amy Kennedy

#40 Yoga Bear

Image source: Roie Galitz

#41 Order

Image source: Achim Sterna



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