The Shell Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition, also known as the BBC Photographer of the Year Completion is the Everest of photo events. For 2007, the competition received over 32,000 pictures from 78 countries – a record breaking year.
Ridlon threw together a hasty handful of images and submitted them at the 11th hour. Among these entries, Ridlon garnered three semi-finalist awards.
Photographer Mauricio Handler from National Geographic will be joining Ridlon and Carin on expedition in