26 Tender Portraits Capturing Children’s Relationships With Animals

The Child Photo Competition is a competition dedicated to discovering and promoting talented child photographers from across the globe.

This year’s competition theme was “children and animals,” inspiring these tender portraits of kids with their pets and stunning photography of youngsters meeting wild animals.

#1. Winner: Justyna Garczyk-kleszcz, Poland.


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#2. Sarah Jane Van Heerden, South Africa.


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#3. Oksana Suprun, Russia.


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#4. Marta Everest, Spain.


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#5. Dana Disalvo, US.


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#6. Jessica Pugliese, US.


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#7. Christine Kapuschinsky Johnson, US.


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#8. Stephanie Piscitelli, US.


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#9. Rhiannon Logson, US.


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#10. Uliana Kharinova, Russia.


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#11. Svetoslava Madarova, Bulgaria.


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#12. Dana Marshall, US.


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#13. Holger McCormick, Germany.


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#14. Katrina Parry, Wales.


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#15. Kate Oman, US.


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#16. Egle Ruth, US.


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#17. Lisa Holloway, US.


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#18. Eva Stawarczykova, Czech Republic.


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#19. Elena Paraskeva, Cyprus.


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#20. Jody D’Angelo, Canada.


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#21. Lidia Madura, Poland.


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#22. Amy Pisco, US.


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#23. Sara Hadenfeldt, US.


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#24. Jennifer Kapala, Canada.


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#25. Marta Obiegla, Poland.


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#26. Alicja Yusupova, Poland.


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To see more competition entries or to find out more about the Child Photo Competition, head over to the website.