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These are the funniest wildlife photos of 2021
The winning photos from this year's Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are both relatable and hilarious.
Environmental Photographer of the Year – winners and finalists announced
The 2021 Environmental Photographer of the Year Awards showcase human resilience, call to attention our collective impact, and celebrate sustainability.
Winners & favorites from the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize contest
The top images from this prestigious competition are traditionally exhibited in the National Portrait Gallery in London.
The Royal Photographic Society announces 2021 award recipients
Now in its 143rd year, the Royal Photographic Society Awards celebrate individuals working to create outstanding still and moving images.
The best close-up photos of 2021
A colorful collage of insects take the top prize in this year's Close-up Photographer of the Year competition.
The best wildlife photography of 2021
The 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards have been announced. And our favorite winning shots include an aquatic elephant, dueling reindeer, a brood of spiders, and hungry grizzlies.
The funniest pet photos of 2021
Smirking horses, delighted dogs, mischievous cats and more! The Comedy Pet Photography Awards are back and the finalists are sure to make you smile.
From humorous to heart-breaking, these are the best nature photos of 2021
The winners (and runners-up) of the Nature Conservancy’s 2021 Global Photo Contest range from human-like animal portraits to scenes of environmental destruction.
The best (and strangest) drone photos of 2021
From epic surf shots to nightmarish landscapes, these are our favorite winners and runners-up from the 2021 Drone Photo Awards.
Dive into this gallery of the year’s best ocean photography
Winning images from the 2021 Ocean Photography Awards include shots of diving gannets, timid turtle hatchlings and spooky underwater caves.