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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018

In it's 53rd year, this world-renowned touring exhibition showcased the very best in nature photography.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, showcasing the very best in nature photography and presenting the beauty and drama of the natural world, from fascinating animal behaviours to breath-taking wild landscapes.
Exhibition information

When

19 January - 29 April 2018

Where

National Museum of Scotland

How much

Members: free
Adult: £8
Concession:* £6
Child (under 16s): free
National Art Pass holders: 50% discount

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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

    'The power of the matriarch' by David Lloyd, New Zealand/UK © David Lloyd

  • 'Arctic treasure' by Sergey Gorshkov, Russia © Sergey Gorshkov

    'Arctic treasure' by Sergey Gorshkov, Russia © Sergey Gorshkov

  • 'Saguaro twist' by Jack Dykinga, USA © Jack Dykinga

    'Saguaro twist' by Jack Dykinga, USA © Jack Dykinga

  • 'Toad with attitude' by Jaime Culebras, Spain © Jaime Culebras

    'Toad with attitude' by Jaime Culebras, Spain © Jaime Culebras

  • 'Sewage surfer' by Justin Hofman, USA © Justin Hofman

    'Sewage surfer' by Justin Hofman, USA © Justin Hofman

  • 'Anticipation' by Marco Urso, Italy © Marco Urso

    'Anticipation' by Marco Urso, Italy © Marco Urso

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

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Header image: 'The insiders' by Qing Lin, China. Detail © Qing Lin.

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