The Finalists Of The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2018 Have Been Announced, And They’re Hilarious

The Finalists Of The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2018 Have Been Announced, And They’re Hilarious

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have announced the finalists for 2018, narrowed down to just 41 from over 2000 quality entries. “The standard of imagery, in terms of quality of the photography, goes up and up every year”, Tom Sullum, one of the founders of the awards, told Bored Panda. “The humour remains as brilliant each year, with new animals that we havent seen represented before being featured.” Show Full Text Anyone can enter the competition, and Tom says that the photographers are a mix of around 30% professional and 70% amateur, which…continue reading →
Photographer Puts Dogs And Their Owners Side By Side, And The Resemblance Is Uncanny

Photographer Puts Dogs And Their Owners Side By Side, And The Resemblance Is Uncanny

Like owner, like dog... This saying has never been so true. Why? Just take a look at this fun series created by British photographer Gerrard Gethings who is known for his animal portraits that are always full of character. Show Full Text This time Gethings brought the best appearance traits of both people and their beloved pets to the public eye by pairing them together. Talent, creativity and, of course, hard work lead to these hilarious portraits of owners posing in the same manner as their furry friends, and the more you look…continue reading →
Modern Day Feminism Has Gone To The Dogs

Modern Day Feminism Has Gone To The Dogs

More than 400 of the country’s best professional photographers gathered in Melbourne Tuesday night for the Australian Institutes Professional Photography Awards – known as APPA – presented at a gala dinner at The Plaza Ballroom on Collins Street. Show Full Text Melbourne photographer Belinda Richards was awarded the prestigious title of Australian Emerging Photographer of the year for her humorous and quirky images of dogs. Ms. Richards, a full time pet photographer spends her time extracting human like expressions from our canine companions. Ms. Richards image ‘Catastrophe’ was a favourite among the judges…continue reading →
Koala Cub Makes Public Debut Accompanied By Parents

Koala Cub Makes Public Debut Accompanied By Parents

A newly born koala cub met the public for the first time accompanied by its parents at Hongshan Forest Zoo in Nanjing city, east China’s Jiangsu Province last month. Show Full Text Anyone can write on Bored Panda.Start writing! Bored Panda works best if you switch to our Android app Bored Panda works better on our iPhone app!continue reading →
Photographer Makes Dogs Fly To Create Fun Portraits (20 Pics)

Photographer Makes Dogs Fly To Create Fun Portraits (20 Pics)

Julia Christe is a German photographer specializing in photographing pets. One of her most recent works is a funny series in which the dogs are "flying". Show Full Text The project began when the photographer decided she would like to capture pictures of her favorite animals from a new perspective.  "Not every dog was born to fly, but some have a great talent and they are practically shooting stars. A few dogs had fun so much that we were able to repeat the jumps. The expressions on their faces mainly reflect the surprise of the…continue reading →
I Take Portraits Of Street Dogs And Here Is The Result

I Take Portraits Of Street Dogs And Here Is The Result

Hey here is everydaystray! Show Full Text Here you can have a look at my new project. These pictures are from the first week. The plan is to photograph street dogs for a spawn of over one year in East Europe, to publish a book and donate 50% of the profit. So stay tuned and follow my adventure on instagram! More info: Instagramcontinue reading →
I Spent Months Photographing White And Siamese Kittens Available For Adoption

I Spent Months Photographing White And Siamese Kittens Available For Adoption

Kitten season is out of control in Los Angeles this year and all the shelters and rescues are beyond full. There has been an unusual amount of white and Siamese kittens so I focused on them. Show Full Text I feel like shelter cats can be overlooked or dismissed as lesser than purebreds so I wanted to show there are a ton of gorgeous cats and kittens available for adoption. By photographing the kittens against a black background, I hoped to draw attention to their facial expressions and their beauty and to showcase…continue reading →
My Cats Are My Favorite Models

My Cats Are My Favorite Models

I am cats' photographer and I have two totally amazing cats. When they hear a sound of a camera being turned on, they run to me meowing and purring. Show Full Text My cats are magical, they can cook, read, sew, foretell from a glass ball and even take the pictures! :D Take a look yourselves! More info: Facebookcontinue reading →
Cats Are The Best Subjects To Photograph And I Will Show You Why

Cats Are The Best Subjects To Photograph And I Will Show You Why

Hello everyone. My name is Felicity Berkleef. A few of you may know me and most of you don’t. I have written a few articles about… cats. And here I am again with another… “cat” article. Original right? Show Full Text This time I am writing about why cats are the best subjects for me to photograph. Just take a look at these photos below. If you want to know their names.. Nero, Tommie, Mr. Jansen, JoJo, Bruce, Taco, Spook (not in these series) and uhm I don’t know. If you are interested…continue reading →
Fairytale-Like Pictures Of Horses Living In Extreme Iceland Conditions

Fairytale-Like Pictures Of Horses Living In Extreme Iceland Conditions

There is a mystical quality about snow and ice, which is perhaps is what makes Iceland such a captivating location. New York City based photographer and filmmaker Drew Doggett, managed to capture a sliver of this magic in his new photo series ‘In the Realm of Legends,’ documenting the wild horses that rove the island. Show Full Text Doggett was constantly surrounded by artistic muses, lodged on a farm with hundreds of horses. However, he found inspiration not only from his environment but from a more unlikely source – folklore tales. It doesn’t…continue reading →
The Winners Of The 2018 Dog Photographer Of The Year Have Been Announced

The Winners Of The 2018 Dog Photographer Of The Year Have Been Announced

Every year National Geographic sweeps us off our feet with stunning nature shots, showcasing the beauty and the sublime of the animal kingdom. The Kennel Club Dog Photographer of the Year embraced the same concept, but chose a subject that's closer to home – dogs.  Show Full Text Dog Photographer of the Year 2018 winners were announced on July 16th. The contest included 10 categories, e.g. "Assistance Dogs and Dog Charities", "Dogs at Play", "Dog Portrait", etc. While most categories had to do with the content of the photograph, there was also a category called…continue reading →
Explore The Amazing World Of Dog Breeds Through Our Series Of Expressive Portraits (16 Pics)

Explore The Amazing World Of Dog Breeds Through Our Series Of Expressive Portraits (16 Pics)

Hello! We are Alexander Khokhlov and Veronica Ershova, the family photographers duo from Moscow, Russia. You could hear about our illusionary artworks based on make-up transformations. But instead of art, we have another passion - dog photography. In our big project called "The Dog Show", we try to show both the beauty of the breed and personality of a dog to explore the wonderful world of our four-legged friends. Show Full Text The project was started in 2017, and since then dozens of dogs have taken part in it. Each of them is…continue reading →
Molly Chan, The Bengal With The Shining Eyes

Molly Chan, The Bengal With The Shining Eyes

“Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes.” said french poet Theophile Gautier of cats. It is hard to believe there has ever been any doubt. Show Full Text Meet Molly chan, the extraordinary little Bengal and Instagram supermeowdel with the most beautiful eyes. They have been described as both sad and mesmerizing. The selected photos have no filters and very little editing. These pawtraits, however, were not always easy to take as Molly can be very active during shoots. Getting a clear, focused shot is very exciting! Here…continue reading →
Corgy Pup Supports His Human During Her Entire Home Water Birth And The Pictures Are Heartwarming

Corgy Pup Supports His Human During Her Entire Home Water Birth And The Pictures Are Heartwarming

As a birth photographer, each chance I get to document a home birth is special, but this family holds a special place in my heart. I’ve had the honor of capturing the births of two of Brooke’s three children. In each case, she had a very special family member there to help her through the experience. Show Full Text I remember with the first, the birth of her son Boyd, she had a sweet corgi by the name of Ryder. Ryder was so loving and caring. He would come and check on his…continue reading →
I Went To The Arctic Ocean And Documented The Vibrant Birdlife I Found There

I Went To The Arctic Ocean And Documented The Vibrant Birdlife I Found There

I've always been fond of birds, but picking up photography gave this passion a complete new dimension. Now I'm planning my trips for bird photography, trying to find places where I can not only see the birds but also create spectacular images. I come from France but I fell in love with Finland while studying here; I've lived in Helsinki for 1.5 years now, and I've enjoyed several trips to the far North, to Lapland and beyond it, Norway and the Arctic Ocean. In winter, these cold regions host a surprising variety of…continue reading →
I Caught A Monarch Caterpillar Hatching From Its Egg

I Caught A Monarch Caterpillar Hatching From Its Egg

Monarch eggs are only about 1.3 cm tall so the baby caterpillar is very tiny. Almost too small to see with the naked eye. I found a pair of eggs on the milkweed in my garden and noticed one had just hatched and the other looked close. I was able to catch the 2nd egg just before the caterpillar emerged from the shell. It will chew an opening near the top of the shell big enough to exit through. When fully out of the shell it will eat what remains for its first…continue reading →
I Take Photos Of Cats High On Catnip (19 Pics)

I Take Photos Of Cats High On Catnip (19 Pics)

I'm Andrew and I'm an animal photographer best known for my captivating images of felines. While I used to be terribly allergic to cats, I now live with my girlfriend, our three cats, and a slew of rotating foster kittens outside of D.C.  Show Full Text Recently finished a project about cats' love for the green stuff. I have a book coming out on June 19th called CATS ON CATNIP and wanted to share a few shots from it. This book was sooo much fun to make and I hope you guys enjoy a sneak peak!…continue reading →
16+ Of The Funniest Entries For The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2018 So Far

16+ Of The Funniest Entries For The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2018 So Far

The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards are fast becoming one of our favorite annual events, combining two of the things we hold so dear here at Bored Panda, cute animals and hilarious situations. Now in its fourth year, entries for the 2018 prize are already flooding in so we decided to give you a sneak peek! Behind the laughter is a serious message from founders of the awards,  Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam. “Remember, we are all about conservation,” they write on their website. “We want you to take up our banner of wildlife conservation, bang…continue reading →
Photographer Can’t Believe His Eyes After Seeing The Way This Battle Between Fox And Eagle Over Rabbit Escalates

Photographer Can’t Believe His Eyes After Seeing The Way This Battle Between Fox And Eagle Over Rabbit Escalates

How would you feel if you were on your way home proudly clutching your hard-earned food, when all of a sudden somebody jumps you, snatches away your sandwich and does a runner? You’d be furious wouldn’t you? Spare a thought then for this poor red fox, whose rabbit was dramatically stolen by a cheeky bald eagle on San Juan Islands, WA, just recently. The bald eagle is a symbol of America, powerful, graceful and fearsome. However, quite aptly one could say, it is also known as a master thief, quite happy to steal…continue reading →
Wife Scares Husband By Telling About Gender Reveal Shoot, But Then Her Pics Take Unexpected Twist

Wife Scares Husband By Telling About Gender Reveal Shoot, But Then Her Pics Take Unexpected Twist

Coming up with an adorable way to let the everyone know you’re expecting is part one. Part two is announcing the arrival of the new family member. And it’s hard to imagine a better gender reveal photo shoot than the one Carlye Allen threw her friend Joy Stone. Show Full Text “Joy and her husband Brady had been searching for a rescue puppy for quite some time,” Allen told Bored Panda. “However, they couldn’t find the perfect fit for their little family.” “One of my Facebook friends, Gracie Gonzalez, has a heart of…continue reading →
I Documented The 10 Year Friendship Of My American Staffie And Adopted Kitten And This Is What It Looks Like

I Documented The 10 Year Friendship Of My American Staffie And Adopted Kitten And This Is What It Looks Like

As my very own first dog – american Staffordshire terrier just turned 12 years old, I have decided to show her 10 year friendship with adopted kittens. Staffies are still followed by negative shadow of the breed in social media, but what I truly understood is the tender intelligence that best describes it. This is the very fist pic of 4 weeks old kitten acceptance to the family Shared their comfort and everything else Settled the level of hierarchy. and again Guarded one another… I mean litterally… Improoved their hygienne habits. Been there…continue reading →
C-At Work: I Photograph Cats That Live In Beautiful Working Places

C-At Work: I Photograph Cats That Live In Beautiful Working Places

Spending time taking photos of cats, naturally turned out that there are many people who have a cat in their working place, so I decided to start a new project called C-AT Work. Show Full Text It is a very interesting project that allows me to see the cats entered in the most unusual environments, in beautiful locations where we are not used to seeing them. But I want to point out that all of my pictures are taken with respect for each cat, nothing is pretended or forced. Cats are very unpredictable…continue reading →

Photographer Tiptoes Through The Tulips To Shoot Harvest Mice, And The Result Will Make Your Day

Having one of those days? With so much craziness going on out there at the moment, sometimes what we all need is a break, time to switch off from it all and just look at some pretty and happy things. Like these adorable harvest mice for example. Show Full Text These super cute photos were taken by Miles Herbert, a British photographer who runs Captivelight, holding workshops and photography tuition for people who are interested in capturing “birds of prey, reptiles, frogs and other beasties.” “It’s always a pleasure watching these endearing little…continue reading →
I Photograph Dogs To Portray Their Unique Personalities

I Photograph Dogs To Portray Their Unique Personalities

My name is Elke Vogelsang aka Wieselblitz, I’m a commercial and editorial photographer from Germany. After a very stressful time in life, I decided to change my life for the better and become a professional photographer. I’m absolutely crazy about dogs. Thankfully, as a photographer specializing in dog portraiture, I'm now in the very lucky position to make a living from hanging out with dogs. A dream come true. Show Full Text It never ceases to amaze me how unique every single dog is. Each and every one of them has its very…continue reading →
Perfect Imperfection: Photographer Documents The Beauty Of Animals With Disabilities (New Pics)

Perfect Imperfection: Photographer Documents The Beauty Of Animals With Disabilities (New Pics)

Meet Bali Pip, the playful pup rescued from the streets of Bali suffering from mange; blind but loyal Shazza; Raul, who takes his partial paralysis in his stride; and many more in a new book by award-winning animal photographer Alex Cearns. Based on an original photo series launched on Bored Panda, these portraits of perfectly imperfect dogs will uplift and inspire, finding a special place in your heart with their ability to overcome physical adversity. Cearns artfully captures their intrinsic beauty and spirit; their sweetness, resilience and strength. Show Full Text "One of…continue reading →

If Disney’s Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimarron Moved To Norway

Ever seen Disney's "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron"? He's running around the Norwegian fjords and he's having a blast! Show Full Text Pretty, daring and absolutely crazy! His name is Elmer and he's a total hunk, a complete clown and he will definitely bring a HUGE smile to your face. Enjoy and take notes on how to enjoy life to its fullest! More info: hestefotograf.comcontinue reading →
Action Photos With Two Fox Terriers – Diving Dogs

Action Photos With Two Fox Terriers – Diving Dogs

My name is Krzysztof Smejlis. I am semi-pro photographer from Swidwin town in Poland. I want to show you some of my photos with two great dogs. They like to play and hunt (these are hunting dogs) so it is always a great opportunity to show them in action, especially when both are jumping and playing. Show Full Textcontinue reading →
Squirrel Winter Olympics

Squirrel Winter Olympics

Every day these wild red squirrels are being challenged to find there food. For 5 years, I have placed props in scenes with food in my garden. Every day I wait for them to capture them for my camera. I started with this series with the first snow in October. Sometimes I never get the shot I am looking for. It is most of the time a challenge maybe that is why I still shoot squirrel photos. They never bore me, besides that, they have become my close little friends. Show Full Text…continue reading →