Andy Rouse / Maasai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) silhouetted by beams of light from setting sun, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa. Winner of the African section of the Nature? Best Windland Smith Rice...
Guy Edwardes / View from Colmer's Hill over countryside with low lying mist, Bridport, Dorset, England, UK. April 2016.
Mark Bowler / Aerial view of Yavari-Mirin River and oxbow lake and Amazon Rainforest, Peru, July.
Andy Rouse / Fish eye aerial view of autumnal forest, Finland, September.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Karo boys with decorative skin painting. Karo tribe, Omo river, Ethiopia, November 2014
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Karo boys with decorative skin painting.Territory of the Karo tribe. Omo river. Ethiopia, November 2014
Espen Bergersen / Fluke of diving Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) with full moon low on the horizon during polar night time, with blow from second whale in the background, Kvaloya, Troms, Northern Norway. Novem...
Denis-Huot / Group of male African lions (Panthera leo) resting with storm clouds overhead, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. September.
Denis-Huot / Aerial view of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) and African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) at a water hole during the dry season, Tsavo East National Park, Kenya. October.
Denis-Huot / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) herd walking in the plains during the dry season, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. October.
David Noton / Hot air balloon over the Temples of Bagan at dawn, Myanmar, November 2012.
Denis-Huot / Coalition of male Lions (Panthera leo) in grassland before storm, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) herd below stormy sky during migration, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Lioness (Panthera leo) and Thomson's gazelles (Eudorcas thomsonii) silhouetted at sunset, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) female standing below dark storm clouds, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Olga Kamenskaya / Car on thick Lake Baikal ice, Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia, March. Property released.
Alex Hyde / Drystone walls near Litton, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK, May.
Ernie Janes / Field of Winter barley (Hordeum vulgare), Norfolk, England, UK, November 2013.
Anup Shah / Spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) approaching with curiosity. Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Taken with remote wide angle camera.
Tim Laman / Aerial view of morning mist above the Tiputini River in Yasuni National Park, Francisco de Orellana Province, Ecuador, July.
Juergen Freund / Stars facing north towards constellation Perseus with Perseid meteor shower, above farming fields in the Atherton Tablelands, Far North Queensland. August 14, 2013 4am, composite image.
Ernie Janes / Field Poppies Pavaver rhoea and Sugar beet crop in Norfolk Field UK July
Ernie Janes / Hands holding ripe Barley ears (Hordeum vulgare) ready for harvest at Salthouse, Norfolk, England, UK, August.
Nick Upton / Pollen and nectar flower mix strip with Mustard (Brassicaceae), Common sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia) and Red clover (Trifolium pratense) bordering a Barley crop (Hordeum vulgare), Marlborough Downs...
Juan Carlos Munoz / Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) silhouetted at dawn, Kalahari Desert, Botswana.
Jean E. Roche / Herd of Camargue bulls, Camargue, France, May.
Kirkendall-Spring / View over the Campbell Lakes with stormy clouds at dusk, viewed from Walker Valley Overlook in Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Oregon, USA, May 2013.
Andy Rouse,Andy Rouse / Waterfall from ice cliffs and polar ice cap. Austfonna Polar Ice Cap, Svalbard, Arctic. August 2011. Highly commended in the GDT competition 2013
Andy Rouse / Maasai Giraffe
(Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi)
under setting sun
Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa
Andy Rouse / African Lion (Panthera leo) male sleeping in shade of tree on plains, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa
Staffan Widstrand,Staffan Widstrand / Fishermen in boats, Pulicat Lake, Tamil Nadu, India, January 2013.
Cheryl-Samantha Owen / West coast rock lobster (Jasus lalandii) commercial fishing boat (James Archer) leaves the Saldhana Bay harbour before the break of dawn. The lights of the town and the lighthouse flash on the horizon...
Graham Eaton / Limestone pavement above Malham Cove, Yorkshire
Pascal Tordeux,Pascal Tordeux / Lime tree in a field of carrots, Sissone, Picardy, France, June
Eric Baccega / Scientists from the French Wildlife Department (ONCFS) placing traps to capture the common hamster (Cricetus cricetus) in a wheat field, Alsace, France, April 2013 Model released.
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Grant's zebra (Equus burchelli boehmi) herd with large cloud above, Amboseli National Park, Kenya
Sven Zacek / Sunrise over mineral islands in the Muraka bog in Eastern Estonia. August 2011.
Sven Zacek,Sven Zacek / Dawn over frozen Lake Peipsi, with sheet ice formations caused by strong wind. Eastern Estonia, December 2012.
Juergen Freund / Aerial of Simpson Desert Regional Reserve where lakes amongst the sand dunes. Normally dry, the lakes only have water during a very wet season, South Australia, June 2011
Ernie Janes,Ernie Janes / Arable fields in snow, near Southrepps village, North Norfolk, January
Roger Powell / Stone curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus) approaching nest of two eggs, Guerreiro, Castro Verde, Alentejo, Portugal, April
Anup Shah / Common or Plains zebra (Equus quagga burchellii) lying dead on the savanna grassland, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, March
Richard Du Toit / Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) silhouetted on the horizon. Namaqualand, South Africa, December.
Andy Rouse / Polar ice cap at sunset. Austfonna Polar Ice Cap, Svalbard, Norway, August 2011.
Andy Rouse / Waterfall from ice cliffs with ice-cap stretching into the distance. Austfonna Polar Ice Cap, Svalbard, Norway, August 2011.
Brent Stephenson / A rough and windy day in the Drake Passage with Force 9+ beaufort scale conditions. Drake Passage, South Atlantic, January.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Thunderstorm and bushfire at night. Kalahari, Botswana, November.
Sven Zacek / Lagoons and small harbour on the island of Hiiumaa. Estonia, Europe, April 2011.