19 January - 29 April 2018
National Museum of Scotland
Child (under 16s): free
National Art Pass holders: 50% discount
The competition launched in 1965 with 361 entries. In this, its 53rd year, it has received almost 50,000 entries from amateur and professional photographers from 92 countries, highlighting its enduring global appeal.
On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, this world-renowned touring exhibition featured acclaimed photographs displayed on large-format, backlit panels, as they are at the Natural History Museum’s own exhibition showing.
'The power of the matriarch' by David Lloyd, New Zealand/UK © David Lloyd
'Arctic treasure' by Sergey Gorshkov, Russia © Sergey Gorshkov
'Saguaro twist' by Jack Dykinga, USA © Jack Dykinga
'Toad with attitude' by Jaime Culebras, Spain © Jaime Culebras
'Sewage surfer' by Justin Hofman, USA © Justin Hofman
'Anticipation' by Marco Urso, Italy © Marco Urso