Nature Picture Library offers the best nature photographs and footage from the world's finest photographers, to license for commercial and creative use. More than 700,000 images and video clips online, from tigers to turtles and elephants to sharks.
Jack Dykinga / Lightning storm with rainbow over Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) near Redrock, Arizona State Trust, Sonoran Desert, Arizona. September 2015. Long exposure with lightning trigger.
Klaus Echle / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking along a fallen trunk, silhouetted in misty forest. Black Forest, Germany, November.
Martin Dohrn / Herd of giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) resting at night, Masai Mara, Kenya. Image taken at night using thermal camera technology, with no artificial light.
Martin Dohrn / Group of lions (Panthera leo) at night, Masai Mara, Kenya.
Photographed using 'Starlight Camera' technology without artificial lighting.
Ann & Steve Toon / Female leopard (Panthera pardus) drinking at night, Zimanga private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Matthew Maran / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking through Highgate Cemetery Mausoleum at night, London, UK. August. GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2022 - Rewilding Europe Award - third place
Solvin Zankl / Vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis) swimming quickly away from camera into the darkness, Benguela Current, Atlantic Ocean, close to Namibia. Found at depths over 500 metres. Controlled Condition...
Solvin Zankl / Cock-eyed squid (Histioteuthis bonnellii) swimming in the darkness, Benguela Current, Atlantic Ocean, close to Namibia. Found at depths of over 1,000 meters. Controlled Conditions.
Joel Sartore / Photo Ark / Chinese blind cave fish (Sinocyclocheilus furcordorsalis) swimming in the darkness, then out of frame, Berlin Aquarium. Captive.
Loic Poidevin / Waves breaking against port wall with lighthouse during storm, Vendee, France. December.
Mateusz Piesiak / Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) flock in flight at dawn, Barycz Valley Landscape Park, Poland. Emotion'Ailes Photography Competition 2021 Category Winner - Artistic.
Graham Eaton / Barn owl (Tyto alba) flying at night over track between trees, Pwllheli, Wales, UK. April. Runner-up in Nature and Wildlife category of Monivisions Photography Awards 2021.