29 Feb '16, 11am

Wildlife photography shines in Smithsonian's annual photo contest

Wildlife photography shines in Smithsonian's annual photo contest

Red squirrel appears to wear a yellow flower as a hat. (Photo: Geert Weggen/Smithsonian.com) It's not everyday you see an adorable red squirrel wearing a flower as a hat, but that's what makes photography so great — capturing magnificent, one-of-a-kind moments and freezing them in time for others to enjoy. That's exactly what judges for the 13th annual Smithsonian Photo Contest were hoping to highlight as they sifted through more than 46,000 submissions from photographers hailing from around the world. All the images were divided among seven categories, which include people, travel, natural world, American experience, mobile, altered images and a brand new category called sustainable travel. The judges, which are comprised of editors from Smithsonian magazine and Smithsonian.com, are expected to announce the winners later this spring. In addition to the grand prize and cat...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/wildlife-...

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