Winners of Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2022
Revel in the extraordinary captures of wildlife from this impressive nature photo contest
In its third edition, the Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2022 has announced its winning images and they are breathtaking. Over 8,000 entries were submitted for this year’s photography award. The overall prize was won by the US photographer Dennis Stogsdill, for his marvelous shot of a cat with a flamingo in its mouth.
The photographs for the contest are submitted through eight different categories that celebrate the beauty of the natural world. The categories include animal behavior, camera traps, landscapes, small world, the night sky, underwater, urban wildlife, and wild portraits.
Here are the winning images from Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2022 along with a few of the runner-ups. Revel in the beauty!
The Predator and Prize: This caracal, a medium-sized wild cat, nabbed a flamingo in its mouth and stopped for a moment to pose.
Image: Dennis Stogsdill
Caught a Rabbit: Spotting wildlife in an urban setting is always a big moment for enthusiasts.
Image: Jan Piecha
A spat of Lovebirds: These two parrots seem to be fighting over something. Looks like he forgot to bring food.
Image: Achintya Murthy
Life Finds a Way: Amid anthropogenic waste, a blooming sunflower against a stormy background shows how life always finds a way to survive and thrive.
Image: Bertus Hanekom
Finding Manta: This winner of the underwater category is depicting the beauty of rich marine life.
Image: Andy Schmid
A Galaxy Far Far Away: There is so much we don’t know about space. But one thing that we know for sure, is that it is absolutely mesmerizing.
Image: Josselin Cornou
A fluttering moth against the night sky made for a wonderful photograph and won the first prize in the small world category.
Image: Tibor Litauszki
Very Bear: A brown bear walking through snow-covered grounds was captured in a camera trap.
Image: Geoffrey Reynaud
The Death Stare: When you meet the King of the Jungle, you bow in front of him.
Image: Tomasz Szpila
Scanning for Prey: This snow leopard is scouring the area for food in the Ladakh mountain range, India.
Image: Sascha Fonseca
Dry Mud Bath: This African elephant is playing in the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania.
Image: Michael Snedic