Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

Posted on January 3, 2014 by Creature Designer | No Comments


Winners have been announced in the Natural History Museum‘s 49th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest. Over 100 stunning images are brilliantly showcased in the finalists gallery. Over 43,000 photos were submitted and categorized by theme for voting. Here are just a few standouts to use as creature references. Be sure to check out all the photos […]


30 New Species Found in Antarctica

Posted on December 17, 2013 by Creature Designer | No Comments


New species found in Antarctica’s Amundsen Sea show us that the depths of the ocean still offer up surprises! The RSS James Clark Ross pulled up thousands of specimens near the ice shelf – maybe over 10% of which are believed to be new to science. Here are just a few of the new species […]


5 Stunning Endangered Species Photo References for Creature Designers

Posted on September 25, 2013 by Creature Designer | No Comments


  We’re impressed by these images – and by the concept behind  photographer Joel Sartore’s Photo Ark project. For the past few decades, this extremely dedicated National Geographic photographer has indexed over 3,000 of the 6,000 endangered species currently held in captivity.  This project has taken him all around the world to photograph these creatures currently inhabiting zoos around the […]


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