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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Losing Paradise exhibit illustration by Kim Silene
African elephant

Nature's Best Photography Presents:
Best of the Best.
Windland Smith Rice International Awards

Location: Second Floor, Special Exhibits Hall
October 24, 2015 - Fall TBD, 2016

Enjoy a 20-year retrospective of nature's finest moments in the "Best of the Best" photo exhibition. Selected from nearly 500,000 images submitted by photographers from around the globe, this collection brings dramatic landscapes, exciting wildlife behavior, and surprising glimpses of Earth's icy peaks to mysterious ocean depths.


More than 100 large-format prints along with HD video will take you on a thrilling journey from the wild to the walls of the Smithsonian. Learn how to enter your own photography in the annual Awards at

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