Nature Picture Library photographers enjoyed success in many of the major photographic competitions during 2016, including Wildlife Photographer of the Year, GDT European Photographer of the Year, Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards and the British Wildlife Photography Awards.

Their Winners Gallery includes the overall winners, runners up, portfolio awards and many great commended images. Enjoy!

Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) swimming, backlit with morning light forming a bokeh affect on the water, Wales, UK, February. Highly commended in the Habitat Category of the BWPA (British Wildlife Photography Awards) 2016. Commended in the Telephoto category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards 2016.Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) swimming, backlit with morning light forming a bokeh affect on the water, Wales, UK, February. Highly commended in the Habitat Category of the BWPA (British Wildlife Photography Awards) 2016. Commended in the Telephoto category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards 2016. ©Andy Rouse/naturepl.com
Nature Picture Library winning images of 2016