Funny Photos and My Winning Shots in the Comedy Wildlife Awards

A series of four photos of an elephant rolling around in and getting up from a bath in the mud. “Joy of a Mudbath,” Matusadona National Park, Zimbabwe. 2021 Comedy Wildlife – Portfolio Award, © Vicki Jauron
“Joy of a Mudbath,” Matusadona National Park, Zimbabwe. 2021 Comedy Wildlife – Portfolio Award, © Vicki Jauron

By Vicki Jauron

Back in 2019 a friend sent me a link to the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.  “You have some pretty funny stuff,” she said, “You should really enter this contest.”  At that point I had only started submitting images in a few competitions with no success, and was still trying to get over my intrinsic fear of the whole process.   What I liked about the Comedy Wildlife Photography competition is that it seemed a little less daunting and scary, and it was also a little more obvious what they wanted – an image that makes you laugh, right? 

Continue reading