It’s incredible that they get 50,000 entrants and the judges have to winnow that down to a few. Sometimes I dream of entering.
This year there were some brutal images I couldn’t unsee, so I’ll link my favs here and you can go view nature’s harshness at your own risk. I understand no animals were harmed with this amazing shot:
A Dr. Seuss design?
With all due respect, feels like I could have shot this:
The photographer spent untold hours hoping the mom raccoon would point her head out like this one day:
No idea why the judges thought this was worthy:
Link to the other (some tragic) images:
I love this: