Hungover owls and dancing penguins in the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

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(Image credit: © Sarosh Lodhi / Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021)

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has recently announced the shortlist for this year’s Public Choice Award. For the first time ever, it includes 42 finalists and the new portfolio and video categories.

From a giggling grey seal in Yorkshire, to a tree-hugging Probosic monkey in Borneo, to raccoons playing Chinese whispers in Germany, this year’s selection of animals is the most varied to date. Despite lockdown restrictions, thousands of images were submitted from all over the world, perhaps because photographers had more time to get out and shoot. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.