20 Of The Best Wildlife Photos Handpicked From Around The Web

Start your Friday off on the right foot with some of the best wildlife photography we found floating around the web. We think it’s the perfect way to get yourself inspired to spend some time outdoors this weekend taking some shots of your favorite wildlife to share over on the PhotoBlog platform.

And don’t worry, if you need a little instruction, Will Nicholls shares his top tips in this post, which we featured a little while ago. Take a look once you’re done browsing through the images below, then grab your camera and see what you can create!

20 Handpicked Wildlife Photos From Around The Web

1. Sly Fox

Photographer: Ray Hennessy | Facebook | Instagram

About the photo: Nikon D4S with a focal length of 500mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f/4 on ISO 4000

Photo by Ray Hennessy
Photo by Ray Hennessy

2. Quiet Kingfisher

Photographer: Vincent van Zalinge

About the photo: Nikon D610 with a focal length of 600mm; Shot at 1/640s at f7.1 on ISO 1250

Photo by Vincent van Zalinge
Photo by Vincent van Zalinge

3. White Elephant Safari Lodge, South Africa

Photographer: Sweet Ice Cream Photography | Facebook | Instagram

About the photo: Canon EOS 6D with a focal length of 500mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f5.6 on ISO 320

Photo by Sweet Ice Cream Photography
Photo by Sweet Ice Cream Photography

4. Snow Monkey

Photographer: Steven Diaz | Facebook | Instagram

About the photo: Canon EOS 5D Mark III with a focal length of 200mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f4 on ISO 400

Photo by Steven Diaz
Photo by Steven Diaz

5.  Monochrome Elephants

Photographer: Nashad Abdu

About the photo: Canon EOS 7D with a focal length of 155mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f4 on ISO 500

Photo by Nashad Abdu
Photo by Nashad Abdu

 6. Curious Owl

Photographer: Ray Hennessy | Facebook | Instagram

About the Photo: Nikon D4S with a focal length of 700mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f5 on ISO 800

Photo by Ray Hennessy
Photo by Ray Hennessy

7.  Abstract Giraffe

Photographer: Mike Tinnion

About the photo:  Nikon D200 with a focal length of 105mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f5.6 on ISO 500

Photo by Mike Tinnion
Photo by Mike Tinnion

8. Bear Gaze

Photographer: Jessica Weiller

About the photo: Sony ILCE-6000 with a focal length of 55mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f5.6 on ISO400

Photo by Jessica Weiller
Photo by Jessica Weiller

9. Raccoon Cub

Photographer: Anna Salisbury

About the photo: Nikon D3000 with a focal length of 200mm; Shot at 1/500s, aperture unknown, on ISO 400

Photo by Anna Salisbury
Photo by Anna Salisbury

10. Sleepy Sea Lions

Photographer: Nicola Anderson

About the photo: unknown

Photo by Nicola Anderson
Photo by Nicola Anderson

11. Monkey Portraiture

Photographer: Patrick Pilz | Instagram

About the photo: Nikon D800 with a focal length of 170mm; Shot at 1/200s at 5f on ISO 100

Photo by Patrick Pilz
Photo by Patrick Pilz

12. Lioness Watching The Horizon

Photographer: Bram Vranckx

About the photo: Canon EOS 6D with a focal length of 150mm; Shot at 1/125s at f5 on ISO 400

Photo by Bram Vranckx
Photo by Bram Vranckx

13. Playful Zebras

Photographer: Lisa H

About the photo: Canon EOS 600D with a focal length of 250mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f5 on ISO 100

Photo by Lisa H
Photo by Lisa H

14.  Deer Reaching For Food

Photographer: Gary Bendig

About the photo: Canon EOS 70D with a focal length of 400mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f5.6 on ISO 500

Photo by Gary Bendig
Photo by Gary Bendig

 15. Icelandic Horses

Photographer: James McGill | Instagram | VSCO

About the photo: Canon EOS 6D with a focal length of 16mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f6.3 on ISO 4000

Photo by James McGill
Photo by James McGill

16. Arctic Wolves Posing

Photographer: Tambako The Jaguar

200.0-400.0 mm f/4.0
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Photo by Tambako The Jaguar

17. Moose In The Bushes

Photographer: Jacob W. Frank (For Denali National Park) | FacebookInstagram

About the photo: Canon 7D with a focal length of 313mm; Shot at 1/400s at f6.3 on ISO 400

Photo by Jacob Frank (for NPS)
Photo by Jacob Frank (for NPS)

 18. Dall Sheep Scratching Its Back

Photographer: Alex Vanderstuyf for Denali National Park

About the photo: Canon 7D with a focal length of 200mm; Shot at 1/500s at f2.8 on ISO 400

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Photo by Alex Vanderstuyf for Denali National Park

19.  Lioness Breaking The Fourth Wall

Photographer: Samuel Scrimshaw

About the photo: Canon EOS 6D with a focal length of 135mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f4.5 on ISO 250

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Photo by Samuel Scrimshaw

 20. Wet Wallabies

Photographer: Joren Aranas

About the photo: Nikon D800E with a focal length of 220mm; Shot at 1/4000s at f5 on ISO 200

Photo by Joren Aranas
Photo by Joren Aranas

Show Us Your Best Wildlife Photos

Have a photo you’d like to see included here? Feel free to share your best shots in the comments section below! We’d love to see this list grow and get our community members some time in the spotlight too. After our animal themed weekly challenge, I know there are a plenty of great wildlife shots on PhotoBlog. And, remember, if you need a little help getting started, professional wildlife photographer and PhotoBlog author Will Nicholls shares his best tips here.

What are you waiting for? Get posting!

 

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Tiffany Mueller

Tiffany Mueller is an adventurer and photographer based in Hawaii. When she's not climbing volcanoes or swimming with sharks, you can find her here on PhotoBlog serving as the fearless leader to the wonderful editorial staff.