animalphotography

Conjoined Cats Win Comedy Pet Photo Awards

The Comedy Pet Photo Awards has announced the winners of the 2022 competition with top honors going to Kenichi Morinaga with his photo of two cats sitting on a fence that makes them appear as if they are headlessly conjoined.

Photo of a Curious Hare Wins Nature Photographer of the Year 2020

The German Society for Nature Photography (GDT) has revealed the winners of this year's GDT Nature Photographer of the Year: a stunning set of images of the natural world that range from wildlife photos, to landscapes, to "water," which got a special category all its own this year.

Photo of Gutsy Urban Fox Wins 2020 Mammal Photographer of the Year

The Mammal Society has announced the winners of the (oddly-specific) Mammal Photographer of the Year competition, awarding the top prize to an amateur photographer from East London who captured a local fox staring him down through a car's windscreen, looking for food.

This May Be the Oldest Known Photo of a Living Animal

There are plenty of well-known firsts in the history of photography, but the question of what the oldest animal photo is has thus far been an unsettled one. But a newly-surfaced photo of cows may possibly be the oldest animal photograph discovered thus far.

Playful Portraits of Kittens Mid-Pounce

Photographer Seth Casteel made his viral name by photographing dogs and puppies, dogs and puppies underwater to be exact. But for his latest project, Pounce, he's ventured over to the dark side ... where they are kittens.

Adorable Portraits of Rescued Baby Sloths

Photographer and conservationist Sam Trull originally moved to Costa Rica to study primates... then she met her first sloth. It was Slothlove at first sight, which is, incidentally, also the title of her first photo book dedicated to adorable portraits of rescued sloths.

Heartwarming Portraits of Senior Dogs Pay Tribute to Aging Pets

The artist statement Nancy LeVine sent us for her series Senior Dogs Across America begins with a paragraph that left this writer in tears—a tribute to the two dogs she had to let go of. "I loved them passionately," she writes. "To the quiet, exquisite presence of each aged dog, I honor them with this work."