The stunning nature images that won the 2024 NANPA Expo

2023-11-22 2023-11-22T21:42:45Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
صانع مُحتوى

ArabiaWeather - The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) has announced the winners of the 2024 edition of its landmark exhibition, “NANPA Showcase.” The exhibition consists of 24 stunning winning images representing six different categories, showcasing some of the most beautiful nature images of the year.

The competition jury selected first place winners in each category, as well as first runner-up, and a pair of images were selected as a “Judges’ Choice” in each of the exhibition’s six categories: Birds, Mammals, Landscape, Changing Reality, Conservation, and Creatures. Wildlife, including marine creatures and other land creatures. The top winning images in each category are displayed below. Some photographers also provided additional information about the backgrounds and details of the moments in which the winning images were taken, and this information is included in the captions accompanying the images.

 

the birds

 

Winning photo

Photographer: Tim W. Oliver

Gilbert, Arizona / Anna's hummingbird tries to drink water on a hot summer afternoon in Arizona.

 

First runner-up

Photographer: William Halladay / Provincia de Alajuela

Costa Rica / This scarlet macaw was flying on his way somewhere when he looked up to see me pointing the camera at him and luckily I was taking the picture at the exact moment he saw me

 

 

Mammals

 

winner

Photographer: Kevin Dooley

Botswana/herd protection.

 

 

First runner-up

Photographer: Jennifer Smith

Katmai National Park / Searching for the off switch!

 

 

natural views

winner

Photographer: Chris Bartell

Lavender Field in Hood River, Oregon / Lavender Dreamscape - Milky Way in the lavender field during the summer

 

 

First runner-up

Photographer: Carl Johnson

Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska / A flock of Sandhill cranes heads south as a thick lenticular cloud hovers over the summit of Denali. This is one of the favorite aspects of visiting the park in the fall. Going out hiking in the tundra and hearing the calls of the Sandhill cranes as they pass overhead On its way south it is a calm and pleasant affair.

 

 

Changing reality

 

winner

Photographer: Stephanie Baker

Moraga, California, USA

The photographer says about this photo:

For a year and a half I took pictures of the moon during the pandemic and created this collection. In the midst of a period of isolation and uncertainty, the moon has become a comforting companion, reminding humanity that even in the darkest nights, there is a heavenly light guiding us toward brighter days.

 

 

First runner-up

Photographer: Joyce Harman

Near Hanksville, Utah

He says to a photographer about the photo:

Flying my drone over this landscape was one of the most amazing things I've done photographically. The soft early morning light added texture to the landscape. I played with the composition until I got a nice background.

 

 

 

 

Also know:

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Sources:

petapixel

 

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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