Showcase Images


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

Martin Pomphrey – “Dall Porpoise, Off the coast of Southeastern Alaska”

Mike Walker – “Morning at Reflection Lake, Mount Rainier National Park, WA”

Geoffrey Schmid – “From Eternal Seas, Olympic National Park Washington State”

Michael Stern – “Porpoise feeding on mullet, Flamingo South Florida”

Paul Marcellini – “Pine Rocklands at sunset, Everglades National Park, Florida”

Peter Hartlove – “Columbine Grandeur, Uncompahgre National Forest, Colorado”

Ernesto Sanchez-Proal – “Thousands of bats gather inside cave in Mexico, Topolobampo, Mexico”

  • Pink Peony abstract., Indianapolis, IN, USA (Category: Altered Reality)
    © Wendy Kaveney
  • Icicles hanging from ice ledge over river's edge., Eagle River, Alaska (Category: Macro/Micro/All Other)
    © Ray Bulson
  • A young giraffe stands tall beside his family members. , Olerai Conservancy, Kenya (Category: Mammals)
    © Sophia Balunek
  • The Dangerous Toy - Everything in a California sea lion pup’s environment is a potential toy. Sadly, sometimes their toys are pieces of garbage that are entering the ocean and arriving at their remote, uninhabited homes on ocean currents. On this day, in the span of two dives, I was able to collect six pieces of garbage they were playing with including the one pictured., Coronado Islands, Baja California, Mexico (Category: Conservation)
    © Celia Kujala
  • Sparring Bulls - a pair of sparring Tule Elk from the Tomales Point herd at Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes National Seashore (Category: Mammals)
    © Edgar Molina
  • Raptor rehabilitation in Maryland isn't just about the birds but of the amazing women who get them back to health. Evelyn Lewis, a perennial volunteer at the Owl Moon Raptor Rehab Center, flies Michael, a red-shouldered hawk recovering from rodenticide poisoning. Michael's poisoning left her on the cusp of death, with the help of dedicated volunteers like Evelyn, not only has Michael recovered from her poisoning, but she is beginning the process of flight training for her upcoming release., Owl Moon Raptor Center (Category: Conservation)
    © Julian Jacobs
  • Bison silhouetted against geyser steam vent, Yellowstone (Category: Mammals)
    © Ashfaq Marghoob