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Nature Photography Challenge (wild creatures, plants and places only)

A regular photography contest for Nature lovers who love to learn and teach.

ENDANGERED SPECIES - Gorillas

This challenge closed over 4 years ago.

The Challenge

Our 2nd challenge in this series focusing on the Gorilla, the largest of the primates and one of the most majestic and peaceful animals alive today. Yet through disease, poaching and loss of habitat these beautiful creatures are in rapid decline.

Mountain Gorilla – Less than 720 remaining in the wild.

Eastern Lowland Gorilla – Less than 5,000 remaining in the wild.

Western Lowland Gorilla – Less than 200,000 remaining in the wild.

Cross River Gorilla – Less than 300 remaining in the wild.

For more info on Gorillas and how you can help go to Gorillas.org

For this challenge you can enter images taken in zoo’s and wildlife parks but ensure that we cannot see any fencing or human made objects.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite.

Rewards & Prizes

1st place winners will have their photo used as the group Avatar for a period of time.

Then 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have their photo’s permanently posted on the groups Feature Board, but I will also pick another 9 entries of personal choice to be featured to cover our feature board.

1st place member will be become a featured member.

Additional Information

ENTRIES MUST BE ADDED TO THE GROUP FIRST OR BE DELETED FROM THE CHALLENGE

Cover Image: Mountain Gorilla by ApeArt

Completed

The Top Ten

Mountain Gorilla by ApeArt

Mountain Gorilla by ApeArt was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 5 votes.

  • In deep thought by Aaron Siebens
  • Gorilla by margotk
  • Silverback  III by Tom Newman
  • Gorilla by Alyce Taylor
  • Silver Back Gorilla by Maureen Clark

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