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.
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...
Doug Perrine / Bioluminescence from glowing plankton in sea tide line on beach, with stars above and ship lights on horizon, Vaadhoo Island, Raa Atoll, Maldives, Indian Ocean, October 2010
Milan Radisics / Female Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) waiting to be fed at the back entrance of a house, Hungary. January.
Eduardo Blanco / Pale burrower mayfly (Ephoron virgo), swarming in the millions on street at night, appearing like snow. Mayflies recently hatched. Tudela, La Ribera de Navarra, Navarre, Spain, August.
Inaki Relanzon / Aurora borealis, Jokulsarlon glacier lake, Iceland
Milan Radisics / Female Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking along tree trunk in heavy fog at night. Light source behind the subject creates dramatic volumetric lighting. Vertes Mountains, Hungary.
Theo Bosboom / Long line of walking people with headlights, heading back at night from visiting Fagradalsfjall volcano on Iceland, photographed around half an hour after sunset. The eruption draws large numbers of v...
Theo Bosboom / Long line of people, mainly local, walking with headlights, heading back from a visit to the Fagradalsfjall volcano, Iceland. Long exposure showing direction of movement. 2 April 2021
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguins (Aptenodytes fosteri) colony at night with Aurora Australis, Antarctica.
Guy Edwardes / Aurora Borealis over Reykjanes Lighthouse, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland
Guy Edwardes / Aurora Borealis over Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland, September.
Andres M. Dominguez / Riisitunturi in winter with Aurora Borealis, Kuusamo, Lapland, Finland. February
Eduardo Blanco / Pale burrower mayfly (Ephoron virgo), swarming in the millions on street at night, appearing like snow. Mayflies recently hatched. Tudela, La Ribera de Navarra, Navarre, Spain. August 2019. Finalist i...
Eduardo Blanco / Pale burrower mayfly (Ephoron virgo) swarming around streetlights at night, with gecko (Tarentola mauritanica) inside lamp. Mayflies recently hatched. Tudela, La Ribera de Navarra, Navarre, Spain. Aug...
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) colony huddled together under the Southern Lights, Aurora australis, Atka Bay, Antarctica. September.
Nayan Khanolkar / Leopard (Panthera pardus) at night with city lights behind, Mumbai, India. November 2018. Camera trap image.
Doug Gimesy / Little blue penguin (Eudyptula minor), two standing on rocks at night, silhouetted against Melbourne city lights. St Kilda breakwater, Victoria, Australia. December 2016. COP26 Countdown Photo Competi...
Guy Edwardes / Northern Lights over Vestrahorn, Hofn, Iceland. September 2017
Guy Edwardes / Aurora Borealis over Sycamore Gap, Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland, England. February 2014
Jack Dykinga / Aurora Borealis reflected in Polar Lake, conifers silhouetted at edge. Near Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada. September 2018.
Jack Dykinga / Aurora Borealis display above conifers and Polar Lake. Near Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada. September 2018.
Jack Dykinga / Aurora Borealis reflected in Polar Lake, wetland and conifers silhouetted along shore. Near Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada. September 2018.
Gavin Hellier / Timelapse of the Aurora Borealis over a fjord, Troms, Norway, March 2016. Hellier
Luke Massey / Spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) in urban setting at night, Harar, Ethiopia
Jack Dykinga / Twisted Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) with the Milky Way and distant glow of Phoenix lights, Sonoran Desert National Monument, South Maricopa Mountains Wilderness, Arizona, USA. September 2017.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) with Northern lights / Aurora borealis lighting up the night sky in background, Monadhliath Mountains, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, October 2015.
Markus Varesvuo / Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female, with lights behind, Canada, February.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) with sunrays, Cape Point, South Africa, March.
Pete Oxford / Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) with scuba diver, Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua, Indonesia.
Terry Whittaker / Timelapse of the Aurora Borealis, Hornstrandir, West Fjords, Iceland. April 2016
Klein & Hubert / Herd of Rove goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) walking to feeding grounds, Provence, France.
Dietmar Nill / European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) in road at night, with approaching car headlights, Mossingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, October.
Alex Mustard / Lion's mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) with feeding tentacles spread swimming in the sun in shallow water. Gulen, Norway. North East Atlantic Ocean.
Floris van Breugel / The first rays of sunshine above the Sierra Crest, illuminating granite, Mitre Basin, Sierra Nevada, Sequoia National Park, California, USA, August
Floris van Breugel / Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens) in morning sun, Anza-Borrego State Park, California, USA February
Bence Mate / Leaf cutter ants (Atta sp) carrying colourful plant matter, reflected in water, Laguna del Lagarto, Santa Rita, Costa Rica
Bence Mate / Grey heron (Ardea cinerea) in rain with another heron behind, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.
Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) in moonlight, Nauroth, Germany, February.
Wim van den Heever / Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) two walking across sand dunes, aerial view. Namibia.
Wim van den Heever / Plains zebra (Equus quagga) at sunset, Savuti Marsh, Botswana.
Orsolya Haarberg / View of a rainbow in the spray of Bjornefossen Waterfall, Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park, Norway, August 2015.
Orsolya Haarberg / Snow covered Norway spruce (Picea abies) forest on Mount Harghita Madaras, Carpathian Mountains, Transylvania, Romania, January 2015.
Orsolya Haarberg / Norway spruce (Picea abies) trees covered in snow, Ciuc Mountains, Transylvania, Romania, January 2015.
Espen Bergersen / Northern lights / Aurora borealis over the Otertind peaks, Troms, Norway, October 2014.
Laurent Geslin / Wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) at night with city lights and sky glow behind, Switzerland. December. Taken with remote camera trap. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Brent Stephenson / Three King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) in light drizzle with a faint rainbow in the background, St Andrew's Bay, South Georgia, South Atlantic, January.