This competition is beautiful and funny, but when you think of how those cute photos were taken and how adventurous the lives of photographers are, it becomes simply unbelievable! The founder of this award, Paul Joynson-Hicks, is a photographer himself. Born in the UK he moved to Africa and established a number of fundraising initiatives and funded his path in managing photo safaris for tourists. By the way, a photo trip to African wild lands in his company is, among other prizes, granted to the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Winner. Everyone can be one by the end of the year!
1 / 10
Angela Bohlke, the OVERALL Winner of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards of 2016, loves mountains and trails. And on her way, she likes picturing the wild ones. The funny fox of hers became famous worldwide. So did she.
2 / 10
“The three phases of election season. Time to go vote!”, said Angela Bohlke to the American citizens with the photos of this Colorado squirrel on her page on Instagram. “Time to travel!”, we say now, looking at the beautiful landscapes she pictured.
3 / 10
Nicolas de Vaulx from the South of France not only pictures animals, but captures the tiniest gazes, postures, and emotions of his models. We simply can feel the frustration of this pelican, screaming “Damn!” Actually, this is exactly the name of this shot that has received a special award from Kenya Airways.
4 / 10
Caroline Tout grew up on a farm on the edge of Exmoor National Park in Somerset, UK, so the animals were always a part of her life. By now, she has traveled to over 35 countries on all seven continents to make awesome shots of wildlife around the world. Her photo “Evolution” was named HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by the contest jury.
5 / 10
Vivid and colorful photography of Anup Deodhar is full of energy and life. Maybe, it’s because Anup is from India, lively and colorful itself. This photo is called “Warrior of the Grassland”; it was not only HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by the Comedy Wildlife Photography Award, but also nominated for BBC Wildlife Photographer of the year 2015.
6 / 10
The previous year’s winners were funny too. Julian Rad took a shot his “Rush Hour” in the hamster’s world. Usually, Julian pictures smiling and happy animals, and he loves capturing their high jumps!
7 / 10
One more shot of Julian Rad taken from his Facebook page is just super cute. We will ask this Austrian photographer where does he find those absolutely romantic little things.
8 / 10
Oli Dreike lives in Africa. Oliver managed safaris in Botswana, worked in the gorilla parks of Rwanda and took a number of stunning African photos. Like this sweet one.
9 / 10
Yuzuru Masuda was also among the finalists of 2015. Both wildlife and underwater photographer, Yuzuru was born in Japan and is currently based in the UK. Also, in his profile one may find beautiful shots from Israel, France, and Africa.
10 / 10