2005: Animal Portraits
This category, one of the most popular in the competition, invites portraits that capture the character or spirit of the subject they focus on.
Winner Snapper shoal Alexander MustardView
Runner-up Fox washing Bence MátéView
Specially Commended Glare of the great owl Scott W SharkeyView
Highly Commended Print Gorilla in the rain Joe McDonaldView
Highly Commended Print Red deer headgear Danny GreenView
Highly Commended Print Waiting for mother Thomas SbampatoView
Highly Commended Print Great grey owl pounce Jari PeltomäkiView
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