2015 Audubon Photography Awards Top 100

Of the 9,000+ photos submitted, these were our judges' favorites.

Participants: More than 2,300

Images entered: Nearly 9,000

Categories: Amateur, Professional, Fine Art, Youth

Entrants from: 50 states, 7 provinces, District of Columbia


Kenn Kaufman: Bird-guide author, Audubon field editor

Joel Sartore: National Geographic and Audubon Photographer

Steve Freligh: Co-publisher of Nature's Best Photography

Kevin Fisher: Audubon creative director

Sabine Meyer: Audubon photography director

Judging criteria: Technical quality, originality, artistic merit

View the Winners here.

Editor’s Note: We recently learned that one of the photos in the original Top 100 violated the Photo Awards rules against excessive manipulation. We’ve removed the image and replaced it with an additional entry.