In The Spotlight: The Latest Best Photos

Whilst going through the latest featured photographs from Excio members, we decided to share with you the amazing milestones that our photographic community has reached. We are proud to say we have more than 17,200 images shared on Excio in private and public collections and that these images have had 103.5 million views. In total these photographs have been clicked 1.67 million number of times which means our community – you – have inspired thousands of people to explore something new which is just awesome!

Last month we saw grizzly bears and sockeye salmon appearing on our screens for the first time thanks to the collections of Eyemac. But that’s not the only thing – we also had new uploads showing colour-bursting butterflies and the elephants and lions seen on safari so if you love wildlife, you will definitely want to explore the new photographs uploaded by Vandy Pollard, Red Nose, Garry Reid, Jo Lammas, Lynn Fothergill, Kizwiz, Cara Rintoul, Paula Vigus and Toya Heatley.

Sockeye Salmon, Grizzly Bear and Bald Eagle by Janice McKenna (Eyemac)

New Zealand Falcon, Butterfly and Ring-tailed Lemur by Toya Heatley

Cullen the Cavalier, Tui on Pohutukawa and Colours of the Takahe by Lynn Fothergill (Serendipity Photography)

Dishevelled after a Storm (left), Monarch Butterfly Caterpillars, Building Real Estate by Vandy Pollard

Tui bird by Cara Rintoul (top), Jo Lammas (bottom left), Kizwiz (right)

Gnu in Dust Storm by Rudolph Kotze (Red Nose), Kotare - Sacred Kingfisher by Paula Vigus ( Photography) and Gannet by Gary Reid (Gazza)

We have a treat for nature and macro genre fans too –