Look: Global photo competition illuminates nature's beauty and drama

Winners took an intimate look at everyday details.

The outline of two small salamanders reflect inside of a pitcher plant, they are illuminated by a li...
© Samantha Stephens |

© Anton Trexler |

Cannibal insects, foraging birds, and carnivorous plants were just a few of the subjects captured at the fourth annual Close-Up Photographer of the Year competition.

© Pietro Cremone |

This year’s winners and finalists shed light on intimate details of the natural world — many of them hidden in plain sight.