NANPA Weekly Wow: July 25-31

Starry Night in trees, Shenandoah NP © Joyce Harman

Starry Night in trees, Shenandoah NP © Joyce Harman

Each week highlights 7 images from the top 100 submissions of the 2016 NANPA Showcase competition. This week’s images are by:

Bill Johnson – “Sweat Bee – Agapostemon species, Minneapolis, Minnesota”

Annie Katz – “A Sea Gull lifting off in a fiord in Norway., Flatanger, Norway”

Andrew Lerman – “Walrus clan hanging out on the ice shelf, Svalbard, Norway”

Elizabeth Boehm – “Virginia Rail plucking wing primary feathers, Sublette County, Wyoming”

Ronald Bielefeld – “Snail kite midair snail switch, Central Florida”

Barbara Fleming – “Hovering Snowy Owl at Sunset, El Paso County, Colorado”

Joyce Harman – “Starry Night in trees, Shenandoah NP”


  • Universe in a Tridacna Clam , Solomon Islands (Category: Macro/Micro/All Other)
    © Jim Squires
  • Tricolored Heron on the hunt as the sun rises. , Beaufort, South Carolina (Category: Birds)
    © Kelley Luikey
  • I was trying to photograph a moose drinking with a reflection of the Tetons. About to give up, Van Gogh came through., Grand Teton National Park, WY (Category: Mammals)
    © Deena Sveinsson
  • Roseate Spoonbill coming in for a landing, Fellsmere, Florida (Category: Altered Reality)
    © Marty Purdy
  • A tiny Regal Jumping Spider feasts on a small fly. , Tampa, Florida (Category: Macro/Micro/All Other)
    © Peter Brannon
  • Mirrored Mallard - Feathers of a mallard up-close and reflected in Photoshop, Austin, TX (Category: Altered Reality)
    © David Cook
  • Prismatic Wolf, Grand Prismatic Springs, Yellowstone, WY (Category: Mammals)
    © Kevin Monahan


The NANPA 2017 Showcase Competition Opens August 1, 2016. Enter your winning image.