Photograph of Two Widowed Penguins Wins Best Picture of 2020

Two widowed penguins seemingly comfort one another as they gaze upon Melbourne’s lights. St Kilda, Australia. Tobias Baumgaertner, Finalist Community Choice Award

In 2019, photographer Tobias Baumgaertner snapped a romantic shot of two widowed penguins overlooking a pier in Melbourne, Australia. He shared the photograph on his Instagram during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to help lift people’s spirits and it quickly went viral, garnering thousands of likes, comments, and shares. So, it’s only fitting that Baumgaertner’s photo, which was nominated for the Community Choice Award in the 2020 Ocean Photography Awards, won the title by popular vote… More about this photo in the link below…

https://mymodernmet.com/widow-penguin-photo-tobias-baumgaertner/

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