The image appears on our website from Thursday, November 14, until Thursday, November 21, 2013. No use without permission of photographer © Michael Poliza.
Click on the “Picture of the Week” button on the NBP website to view this image sent in by Sergi Garcia of Argentona, Barcelona, Spain.
Title: Turtle at Sunset
Subject: Green Sea Turtle
Location: Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
Story: “A group of turtles are installed on a small beach in Tenerife. The shot is less than 10 meters deep.”
Camera: Nikon D7000; Tokina AT-X 107 DX Fisheye (AF 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5) at 14mm; 1/200 sec at ƒ/11; ISO 100.
The image appears on our website from Thursday, October 24, until Thursday, October 31, 2013. No use without permission of photographer © Sergi Garcia.
Click on the “Picture of the Week” button on the NBP website to view this image sent in by Jerry Allen of San Diego, California, USA.
Subject: Blue Whale feeding on krill
Location: 10 miles offshore of San Diego, California, USA.
Story: “Right place right time.”
Camera: Nikon D700; AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED lens at 17mm; 1/100 sec at ƒ/8; ISO 400; Sealux UW housing.
The image appears on our website from Wednesday, October 9, until Wednesday, October 16, 2013. No use without permission of photographer © Jerry Allen.
Click on the “Picture of the Week” button on the NBP website to view this image sent in by Kevin Nugent of Ontario, Canada.
Subject: Eastern Cottentail
Location: London, Ontario, Canada.
Story: “At a local city park these common wild rabbitts are often spotted. This one let me get within several feet for about 20 minutes.”
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i.
The image appears on our website from Tuesday, September 24, until Monday, September 30, 2013. No use without permission of photographer © Kevin Nugent.
Start an entry page now! Finish uploads by 11:59 pm EST on Sept. 26, 2013
You’ve been working on your yard all summer and have great photos to show.
There’s still time to enter them in the Best Backyards photo contest!
This is your chance to be published in our Spring/Summer edition.
If you already started an entry, thank you!
THE ENTRY FEE: $25 for up to 20 images total per submission.
NOTE: You may start as many entry pages of 20 images as you like, at $25 each.
SUGGESTED TOPICS: Small World, Plant Life, Wildlife, Gardens, Water Life.
To see the Best Backyards Photo Contest Guidelines, click here.
NEXT CALL FOR ENTRIES: Ocean Views photo contest opens October 1.
Windland Awards opens January 1, 2014.
Visit our home page at www.NaturesBestPhotography.com to find info on competitions and exhibitions.
Be a part of the Smithsonian 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act Exhibition.
Click HERE to enter the Wilderness Forever Photo Contest.
THE FINAL DEADLINE: 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, September 17, 2013.
Start an entry before the deadline and you have the rest of the week to upload images.
THE ENTRY FEE: $20 for up to 20 images total per submission.
NOTE: You may enter more than one submission at $20 fee each.
THE CATEGORIES: Scenic Landscape, Wildlife, People in Wilderness, and Most Inspirational Moment.
IMPORTANT: All photos must be taken at a designated U. S. Wilderness Area.
ANNOUNCING: WILDERNESS FOREVER PHOTO CONTEST
DEADLINE EXTENDED to 11:59 pm EST on SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
Due to the new declaration from The White House that September is “Wilderness Month” and because many people are just returning from travels, the deadline to enter your best shots from U.S. wilderness areas has been extended to September 17th. The Wilderness50 coalition, distinguished panel of judges, and the team at Nature’s Best Photography invite photographers at all levels of experience to enter the “Wilderness Forever” photo contest to help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
Winners will be displayed in the 2014 print exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, one of the most widely respected and highly visited museums in the world. Also, all winning images will be published in a special publication produced to commemorate this golden anniversary event and promoted nationwide through electronic, print, and event promotions.
If you have already started a submission, thank you! If you have not entered yet, start an entry page now and you will have up until 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time on September 17, 2013 to complete your photo uploads.
©Bob Wick / BLM / Eagletail Mountains Wilderness, AZ