2021 Showcase Top 24 Portfolios

Get to know the prize-winning photographers of the 2021 NANPA Showcase! Click on a name or image below to launch the photographer’s portfolio, then visit their websites or social media profiles for even more inspiration.

You can also watch for a Top 24 profile and “How I Got the Shot” story each Monday on the NANPA blog.

BIRDS

Best in Category
Tom Ingram

Great Kiskadee Eating Wild Pyracantha Berries, image by Tom Ingram

First Runner-up
Diana Rebman

Judges’ Choice
Marie Read

Black Skimmer Carrying a Fish, image by Marie Read

Judges’ Choice
Anita Ross

Burrowing Owls, One Levitating, image by Anita Ross

MAMMALS

Best in Category
Alex Rose

Sea Lion Swimming, Surrounded by Fish, Image by Alex Rose

First Runner-up
Lea Lee-Inoue

Adult prairie dog surrounded by young ones emerging from ground, image by Lea Lee-Inoue

Judges’ Choice
Hector Astorga

Silverback Mountain Gorilla Portrait, image by Hector D. Astorga

Judges’ Choice
Savannah Burgess

Mountain Lion Leaps down a Cliff Chasing Magpies off Her Kill, image by Savannah Rose Wildlife

SCAPES

Best in Category
Scott Reither

First Runner-up
Ian S. Frazier

Bio-Luminescence along the Southern California Coast, image by Ian S. Frazier

Judges’ Choice
Naona Wallin

Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancements, image by Naona Wallin

Judges’ Choice
Scott Wilson

Chasing the Dragon, landscape image by Scott Wilson

ALTERED REALITY

Best in Category
Ron Day

Eastern Bluebird Male Posed on Teasel, styled as a Pencil Sketch, image by Ron Day

First Runner-up
Jan Lightfoot

Guardian of the City, Dubai and Death Valley, Altered Reality image by Jan Lightfoot

Judges’ Choice
Melissa Fraser

Palm Trees Morphed into a Nature Mandala, altered reality image by Melissa Fraser

Judges’ Choice
Karen Gordon Schulman

Morning Grasses, altered reality image by Karen Gordon Schulman

CONSERVATION

Best in Category
Alice Cahill

California Thrasher in the Mouth of a Domestic Cat, image by Alice Cahill

First Runner-up
Dawn Wilson

Processed Legs of a Bison Sit in a Cart after Being Slaughtered, image by Dawn Wilson Photography

Judges’ Choice
Jeremy Burnham

Pelican swimming with beer can, image by Jeremy Burnham

Judges’ Choice
Kyle Moon

Black-Capped Chickadee Stuck in Burdock, image by Kyle Moon

MACRO/MICRO/ALL OTHER WILDLIFE

Best in Category
Samantha Stephens

Carnivorous Northern Pitcher Plant with Captured Juvenile Spotted Salamanders, image by Samantha Stephens

First Runner-up
Steven Long

Zebra Longwing Caterpillar on Passionflower Vine with Empty Egg Case, image by Steven Long

Judges’ Choice
Lea Foster

Ant Feasting on a Nectar Bubble, image by Lea Foster

Judges’ Choice
Mary Louise Ravese

Lotus Blossom Seed Pod Resembles an Alien Landscape, image by Mary Louise Ravese