Juergen Freund / Bioluminescent fungi (possibly Omphalotus nidiformis / Pleurotus nidiformis) glowing on tree trunk in rainforest at night, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. Highly commended in the Plants an...
Edwin Giesbers / Firefly (Lamprohiza splendidula) light trails in woodland at night, multiple exposure. The Netherlands. June.
Georgette Douwma / Upside down jellyfish (Cassiopeia andromeda) Lembeh, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Alex Mustard / Portrait of Bigfin squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) hovering in open water above a coral reef at night. Dampier Strait, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Tropical West Pacific Ocean
Alex Mustard / Backlit detail of branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis) showing the hair like polyps, filled with stinging nematocysts. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Red eye medusa (Polyorchis penicillatus) with hitchhiking amphipods (Hyperia medusarum). Browning Pass, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. North East Pacific Ocean.
Alex Hyde / Round-leaved sundew (Drosera rotundifolia) backlit at sunset. Isle of Mull, Scotland. June. Highly commended in the Botanical Britain Category of the British Widllife Photography Awards (BWPA) Competi...
Jordi Chias / Atolla jellyfish (Atolla wyvillei) with Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua) in the background near the surface. Antarctic Peninsula. Finalist in the Underwater category of the Wildlife Photographer of t...
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.
Nature Production / Luminescent Dwarf Squid (Watasenia scintillans) Osezaki, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
Jeff Rotman / Eye of a Peacock grouper (Cephalopholis argus) Red Sea, Egypt.
Charlie Summers / The Great Andromeda Galaxy (M32) and its two brightest satellite galaxies M110 to the right and close to Andromeda, and M32 (Messier 32) to the upper left. June 11, 2013 at 02.27. Taken with digital i...
Alex Mustard / A long exposure renders Bar jacks (Carangoides ruber) as ghostly trails as they swim around a sponge, on a coral reef, at night. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Overall winner of GDT competiti...
Alex Mustard,Alex Mustard / A blue light fluorescence photo of Jewel anemones (Corynactis viridis). The blue light source excites the fluorescent pigments in the anemones, which emit light of other colours. The muddy seabed and...
Alex Mustard,Alex Mustard / Nudibranch (Flabellina nobilis) photographed in the field aquarium in Gulen, Norway. North East Atlantic Ocean.
Alex Mustard,Alex Mustard / A portrait of a nudibranch ( Limacia clavigera) searching for food on algae. Gulen, Norway. North East Atlantic Ocean.
Alex Mustard,Alex Mustard / Red eye medusa (Polyorchis penicillatus) with its feeding tentacles extended to catch planktonic prey. Note that the bell of the jelly has hitchhiking amphipods (Hyperia medusarum). Browning Pass, Van...
Jan Hamrsky,Jan Hamrsky / Trumpet animalcules (Stentor polymorphus) with algal symbionts (Chlorella), Europe, controlled conditions
Michael Pitts / Mike de Gruy, underwater camerman, in Remora submersible, Mediterranean
Erlend Haarberg,Erlend Haarberg / Aerial view of river meandering in grey sand in the Landeyjarsandur, Iceland, September 2010.
Alex Mustard / The eye of a Pacific giant octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini). Browning Pass, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Alex Mustard / Peacock flounder (Bothus lunatus) resting on the seabed, East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Sea.