Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years

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Launched in 1965 and attracting 361 entries, today the competition receives over 42,000 entries from 96 countries, highlighting its enduring appeal. This year’s 100 award-winning images will embark on an international tour that allows them to be seen by millions of people across six continents.

  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Invertebrates, Finalist © Klaus Tamm (Germany) Wings of summer.

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Invertebrates, Finalist © Klaus Tamm (Germany) Wings of summer.
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Amphibians and Reptiles, Finalist © Andrey Gudkov (Russia) Komodo Judo.

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Amphibians and Reptiles, Finalist © Andrey Gudkov (Russia) Komodo Judo.
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. The Wildlife Photojournalist Award: single image © Thomas P. Peschak (Germany / South Africa), The Shark Surfer.

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. The Wildlife Photojournalist Award: single image © Thomas P. Peschak (Germany / South Africa), The Shark Surfer.
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Landscape, Finalist © Timo Lieber (Germany/UK) Collage of sand.

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Landscape, Finalist © Timo Lieber (Germany/UK) Collage of sand.
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Black and White finalist © Morkel Erasmus (South Africa), Natural Frame.

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Black and White finalist © Morkel Erasmus (South Africa), Natural Frame.
  • The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015, The Rising Star Portfolio Award, Winner © Connor Stefanison (Canada) Creekside nursery.

    The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015, The Rising Star Portfolio Award,  Winner © Connor Stefanison (Canada) Creekside nursery.
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Amphibians and Reptiles, Finalist © David Doubilet (United States) Turtle Flight.

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Amphibians and Reptiles, Finalist © David Doubilet (United States) Turtle Flight.

 

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Header Image:  Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015. Amphibians and Reptiles, Finalist © David Doubilet (United States) Turtle Flight.

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London.
Exhibition information

When

16 Sep 2016 - 19 Feb 2017

Where

Exihibition Gallery 2, Level 3

How much

Free