Finalist entries for Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 contest
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 contest has received 42,000 entries from 96 countries. A penal of experienced industry professionals has selected the finalists.
The qualified pictures will be put on display from October 16 at the Natural History Museum after announcing the winner on October 13.
Before that, take a look at these marvelous finalist entries that depict the diversity of natural life from some unseen perspectives:
Komodo Judo by Andrey Gudkov (Finalist, Amphibians & Reptiles)
Gorilla care by Marcus Westberg (Finalist, Photojournalism award)
The shark surfer by Thomas P Peschak (Finalist, Photojournalism award)
Jagged peace by Floris van Breugel (Finalist, Land)
Great egret awakening by Zsolt Kudich (Finalist, Birds)
To drink or not by Carlos Perez Naval (Spain) (Finalist, 10 Years and Under 10)
Snow hare by Rosamund Macfarlane (Finalist, Mammals)
Stork art by Francisco Mingorance (Finalist, Urban Wildlife)
It came from the deep by Fabien Michenet (Finalist, Underwater)
Natural frame by Morkel Erasmus (Finalist, Black & White)