Spectacular wildlife photography tops Nature TTL's photography contest

Thomas Vijayan / Nature TTL
'The World Is Going Upside Down' – Thomas Vijayan, Animal Behavior Category Winner and Overall Winner (Image credit: Thomas Vijayan / Nature TTL)

The winners of the prestigious Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2021 competition have been announced, with wildlife photography from Canadian photographer Thomas Vijayan winning the Animal Behavior category and the overall competition. 

The worthy winner of the competition, and of a £15,000 cash prize, Thomas's image, entitled 'The World Is Going Upside Down', was chosen from more than 8,000 entries – over 1,000 more than last year's inaugural Nature TTL Photographer of the Year competition – from nature photographers all over the world.

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Laurence McJannet

Laurence is an NCTJ-trained journalist with nearly 20 years' editorial experience gained on a wide range of publications, from The Beirut Times in Lebanon to The Sunday Times, and including recent freelance engagements with Future's cycling and automotive portfolios, Outdoor Fitness, and The English Home. He has recently been undertaking a sports broadcast journalism MA at Southampton Solent, gaining valuable TV and radio experience, and am currently videographer for Frome Town FC soccer team. He is the author of Bikepacking (Wild Things Publishing, 2016).