Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2008

First Encounter (Brian Skerry). Winner of Underwater Category of Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2008

First Encounter (Brian Skerry).

That Natural History Museum’s website has the winners and commended entries from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2008 competition, and there are some great photos there. You can see the various categories here. If you’re only interested in underwater photos, then the winners for that category are here.

The photograph above was the winner in the Underwater Category is entitled First Encounter, and was taken of a southern right whale by Brian Skerry off the Auckland Islands in New Zealand.

About Neil Hambleton

I am a British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) Advanced Diver and an Open Water Instructor. I have been diving since 1992, after joining South China Diving Club (SCDC), which is a Hong Kong-based branch of the BSAC. Having moved to New Zealand, I am now a member of BSAC New Zealand.
This entry was posted in Wildlife and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>