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#SWPA showcase: 12 glorious wildlife shots to start your December

2 months ago

Wildlife photography is a popular subject in the Sony World Photography Awards, with grand and glorious portraits of the planet's most captivating species frequently appearing in the winning and shortlisted selections. Be it close-up shots or wide-angle views incorporating the subject's environment, images of animals endure. Here's a selection of our favourite images from last three editions of the Sony World Photography Awards to inspire you. 

© Guofei Li, China Mainland, Winner, Open competition, Natural World & Wildlife, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

© Julia Wimmerlin, Ukraine, Shortlist, Open competition, Natural World & Wildlife, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

© Rachel Brooks, United Kingdom, Shortlist, Open competition, Natural World & Wildlife, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

© Jan Simon, National Award, Winner, Czech Republic, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

© Mati Puum, Estonia, Shortlist, Open competition, Natural World & Wildlife, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards

© Alex Pansier, Netherlands, Shortlist, Open competition, Natural World & Wildlife, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards

© Davide Giannetti, Italy, National Award Winner, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards

© Pedro Augusto Meza, Mexico, National Awards 2nd Place, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards

© Jenny Zhao, United States, National Award Winner, 2022 Sony World Photography Awards

© Cristo Pihlamäe, Estonia, Winner, Open competition, Natural World & Wildlife, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards

© Brice Tribollet, Switzerland, Shortlist, Open competition, Natural World & Wildlife, 2022 Sony World Photography Awards

© Memo Gómez, Colombia, Shortlist, Open competition, Natural World & Wildlife, 2022 Sony World Photography Awards

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