In pictures: Water Life
A selection of images from Photocrowd’s latest competition, which challenged participants to share their best water themed photos
The online photography community, Photocrowd, challenged participants to share photos showing the diversity of inhabitants in and around oceans, lakes and wetlands. This shot of two gannets fighting over a mackerel was taken in Shetland, Scotland, by Ian Reid.
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The Water Life contest, run in association with Digital Camera magazine, attracted more than 1,400 entries from around the world. This playful photograph was made by Nimai Chandra Ghosh in Sundarban, India.
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An Intha fisherman rows his canoe with one foot to keep his hands free for fishing on Inle Lake, Myanmar, in a photo by Zay Yar Lin.
Terry Witter submitted this shot of swimmers participating in a triathlon.
A father and daughter play together in the sea off the coast of Thailand in a photo by Polo D titled, Nina's flip.
Froi Rivera made this picture, of children playing on a flooded street, from the roof of his home in Manila, Philippines.
A man participates in Kambala, an annual buffalo race, in Karnataka, India, in this action-packed image by Somraj Sahu.
A kingfisher catches a fish and rises from the water creating a splash, in a photo by Paul Gadd.
Erik Schlogl captured this shot of a green turtle at Bunaken National Marine Park in Indonesia.
A flamingo dips its head into the water creating a reflection at Birmingham Zoo, in this shot by Philip Joyce.
Alec Hickman took this image of heron feeding on the coast of New Brunswick, Canada. All photos courtesy photocrowd.com.