This global funny pet photo competition was created by Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam to celebrate the positive and vital role that pets can have in our lives and to encourage and raise awareness about animal welfare in general, by supporting a different grassroots charity each year.
Thanks to its partnership with Animals Friends Insurance, this year the competition will be donating £10,000 to Animal Support Angels a very special animal welfare charity that supports pets and pet owners by providing food, shelter, warmth, veterinary support, re-homing and animal welfare care to relieve the suffering of animals.
Albie the Kitten by Ann-Marie Connolly
“Albie our kitten, he is full of energy and fun but as you’ll see from the photo he also takes some time out to relax and recharge his batteries.” Continue reading »
After a long wait and a fierce but friendly competition, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have announced this year’s finalists. And the photos are so good, they’re bound to make your day brighter. Continue reading »
Here are the 11 best entries of Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021.
Now in its seventh year, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has already received thousands of entries from around the world – catching some of wildlife’s funniest moments on camera. This year, the competition organizers are releasing some of the shots that have already had them howling like hyenas, to inspire both professional and amateur photographers to enter their own images before 30 June 2021.
Bald Eagle Gets a Surprise by Arthur Trevino
“When this Bald Eagle missed on its attempt to grab this prairie dog, the prairie dog jumped towards the eagle and startled it long enough to escape to a nearby burrow. A real David vs Goliath story!” Continue reading »
The Finalists of The 2020 Comedy Pet Photography Awards Have Been Announced, and They’re Pretty Damn Funny!
This competition is calling on all pet owners or animal lovers to submit images of funny furry (or not so furry) friends for a chance of winning £3,000 ($3,600) and being named the 2020 Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photographer of the Year. Supported by Mars Petcare, the competition is raising money for UK pet charity Blue Cross to assist it in its mission of finding happy homes for abandoned or unwanted pets. Featured below are 2020 finalists. Continue reading »
The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards highlight the funniest photos of animals taken in the wild. Keen-eyed photographers from around the world capture moments where animals seem to be experiencing very human emotions or dilemmas.
Founders Tom Sullam and Paul Joynson-Hicks started the contest to raise awareness about wildlife conservation. They hope the pictures encourage people to shop responsibly, be mindful of their water use, and speak out about environmental issues … in addition to making people laugh. Continue reading »
From the geniuses who brought us the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, there’s a new competition that gives domesticated animals their time to shine. Continue reading »
2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards announced Winners. Sarah Skinner got Photographer of the year award for her wonderful photo “Cub and Adult Lion Playing”. Continue reading »
Prepare yourself for some rib-tickling laughter because the Comedy Wildlife Awards (previously) has announced its 40 fantastic finalists from the 2019 competition, which has been an absolute treat for the judges with possibly the best entries we have ever had. The Overall Winner and Category Winners will be announced on 13th November and don’t forget to have your say (and a laugh) and join in the judging for the Affinity Photo People’s Choice Award. Continue reading »
Arguably, nothing is as funny as animals pretending to be human – your dog talking to you or your cat smiling at you. Then, there is the human tendency to anthropomorphize the behavior of animals, which can produce really hilarious moments to be captured by lucky, on-the-spot photographers.
Birds having a martial dispute. Dancing deer. A polar bear photographer. All are among the comic scenes that made it to the list of 41 finalists selected among thousands submitted this year to the Comedy Wildlife Photographer Awards 2018. The winners will be announced on November 15. Here: A lion and lioness together. (Photo by Maureen Toft/Barcroft Images/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards) Continue reading »
Here are the winning photos of the Comedy Wildlife 2017, this contest rewarding the most funny and offbeat animal photos! After the finalists announced a few weeks ago, here are the big winners of the world’s most crazy photo contest, selected from thousands of photos.
OVERALL WINNER 2017 “Help” by Tibor Kercz. © Tibor Kercz/Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards. WINNER of Amazing Internet Portfolio prize for his sequence of 4 Owl images. Continue reading »
Prepare yourself for some rib-tickling laughter because the Comedy Wildlife Awards has announced its finalists. Founded by Tanzania-based photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE and Tom Sullam, the aim of the awards is to put a spotlight on wildlife conservation efforts while simultaneously injecting some humour into the world of wildlife photography.
A wild rabbit seen collecting nesting material in Belgium Flanders, Bredene, Belgium. (Photo by Olivier Colle/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards) Continue reading »
Brace yourself for a giggling fit because the finalists of the inaugural Comedy Pet Photography Awards have been revealed. For the first time, the founders of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have launched a photography award show giving proud pet owners a chance to show off their quirky pets. Photographers Tom Sullam and Paul Johnson-Hicks MBE have collected over 2500 entries and, after some careful consideration, they have narrowed down the hilarious photos to their favourites.
Here: Anne Lise Gramstad caught her windswept dog on film in “Beach Please!” in Ogna Beach, Norway, Date Unknown. (Photo by Anne Lise Gramstad/Barcroft Images/Comedy Pet Photography Awards) Continue reading »
The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are in full swing, so check out some of the fierce competitors jostling for the top prize this year. Photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE and Tom Sullam founded the awards to spotlight wildlife conservation efforts and to inject some humour into the world of wildlife photography.
A young elephant seals looks shocked at his friends revelation in George Cathcart’s “WTF?!”, taken on December 13, 2016 in San Simeon, California. (Photo by George Cathcart/CWPA/Barcroft Images) Continue reading »
The search is on to find the world’s funniest pet – from a nose-diving sausage dog to a pony trying its best blue steel.
The first ever Comedy Pet Photography Awards is capturing the hilarious escapades of animals at home. After founding The Comedy Wildlife Awards in 2015, wildlife photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE and African landscape photographer Tom Sullam decided to create a new competition just for the escapades of animals at home. Continue reading »
Romantic comedies are (arguably) the most formulaic of all movies, and studios use that rom-com formula to make a bunch of money with very little effort. Many fans enjoy the predictable nature of rom-coms, and will actually get upset if a film strays too far from the norm, so it’s no wonder filmmakers don’t even try to do anything different with the genre. In fact, romantic comedies are kept predictable right down to their poster layouts, of which there are around five types. Continue reading »
A bear appears to have wings growing from it’s head in a photo taken by Adam Parsons, September, 2015. (Photo by Adam Parsons/Barcroft Images/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2016) Continue reading »
The first-ever comedy photo awards for animals in the wild was founded by wildlife photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks.
A macro photograph of honey bee tentacles, titled, Just putting on my pearls before I hit the town, pictured by Murray Mcculloch for the Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2016, July 2015. (Photo by Murray Mcculloch/Barcroft Images/Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards) Continue reading »
More than 1,500 snappers submitted their most hilarious pictures of all creatures great and small, and now 45 have made the cut. From drunken-eyed owls to embarrassed chipmunks and laughing goats – the finalists in the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are guaranteed to raise a smile.
‘Dancing sifaka’. (Photo by Alison Buttigieg/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards/Mercury Press) Continue reading »
The final touches are put to Comedy Carpet by Gordon Young. The installation on Blackpool’s promenade immortalises the UK’s favourite comedians and comic writers from the heyday of music hall to the present day. The artwork took five years to compete and features catchphrases, jokes and sketches, made up from more than 160,000 letters cut from black and red granite and cobalt blue concrete. (Christopher Furlong / Getty Images) Click image to zoom.
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