2009 Photo Contest Winners Gallery

The winners of our 39th annual photography competition

02-04-2010 // NW Staff

A great wildlife photograph celebrates the unexpected, and the 39th annual National Wildlife® Photo Contest was full of improbable images. Enjoy this slideshow of remarkable images that made the winners list of the 2009 Photo Contest.


Now that the 41st annual National Wildlife Photo Contest has begun, it's time for you to get in on the excitement by entering today!

Winners receive more than $20,000 in prizes. Plus, your photo could be published in the award-winning National Wildlife® magazine. And for the first time ever, you can share photos online, and encourage your friends and family to vote for our new People's Choice Award. It costs just $20 to enter, and your donation will go towards helping NWF protect imperiled wildlife and wild places across the country. Submit your images today!