The prestigious Tokyo International Photo Awards (TIFA) recognizes amateur and professional photographers from all around the world with winners in nine major categories, and the winners in this year’s “Nature” category are truly exceptional. With awards given for the best aerial, floral, landscape, panoramic, and underwater photos, as well as for the standout photos of pets, seasons, sunsets, trees, and wildlife, the top photographs make for a stunning collection of images celebrating nature’s beauty and diversity and highlighting the extraordinary talent of those who seek it out.
From a gorgeous dreamlike dawn scene in Tuscany to a breathtaking vista of Mount Fuji framed by the leaves of a maple tree in Autumn to a mother giraffe kissing her newborn in Masai Mara, Kenya, to a family of white horses galloping through the waters of the Rhone, each of these photos provides a vibrant, joyful view of the wonders of our natural world. You can find more powerful photos in this and other categories at TIFA’s website.
“Mother’s Love,” by Sujon Adhikary
It is dinner time. A mother black-naped monarch feeds the nestlings. They like to feed on butterflies, spiders and flying insects like grasshoppers.Between March and August–the breeding season, monarchs build cup-shaped nests with straws and decorate them with spider-egg cases. Fork of a sapling is their safest nesting place. The canopy above provides protection from predatory birds hovering in the sky.
“Window to the Past,” by Roksolyana Hilevych
It was one of the days in which I did not expect beautiful light or clouds, in short, the forecast brought completely good weather all day(without clouds)and all night…