A stunning image of a mother giraffe grazing with her young calf features among the incredible images in a prestigious* global competition.
The heartwarming picture – titled Love Between Mother and Son – is among those to attract the attention of the judges in the Photo is Light World Photography Contest.
The awards attracted entries from 66 countries across the world – and many featured the marvels of nature.
Top prize went to Francisco Negroni who captured the incredible moment the Calbuco volcano erupted during a thunderstorm in his home country of Chile.
His startling photo, called The Landscape of Fear, scooped him the overall winner prize and the best landscape honour in the contest.
The competition is split into six categories – Landscape, Nature, Architecture, People, Photojournalism and Fine Art.
Here are some of the other incredible images that caught the judges’ eyes.
You can see more of the best photos from this competition at photoislight.com
This story was first published on The Sun and is republished with permission.
- prestigious: inspiring respect and admiration
- Is the baby giraffe male or female?
- From how many countries were the photographers who entered?
- What country is Francisco Negroni from?
- Apart from a volcano erupting, what else is happening in Francisco Negroni’s photo?
- Name three of the categories.
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1. Write a Caption
Write an interesting new caption or title for each of the photos in today’s story.
Time: allow 15 minutes to complete this activity
Curriculum Links: English, Visual Arts
Choose one of the photos. Write a story inspired by what you see in the photo.
Time: allow 30 minutes to complete this activity
Curriculum Links: English
Stretch your sentence
Find a ‘who’ in one of the photographs. A person or animal.
Write it down.
Add three adjectives to describe them better.
Now add a verb to your list. What are they doing?
Add an adverb about how they are doing the action.
Using all the words listed, create one descriptive sentence.