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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

14th October 2015

Don Gutoski / Winner of Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015

Indulge in the 'Oscars' of wildlife photography at the Natural History Museum this month. The exhibition showcases 100 acclaimed photographs from more than 42,000 entries, across 96 countries.

Michael AW / Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015

Categories such as Land, Mammals, Birds and Under Water provide a narrative to the different images, capturing the photographer's appreciation and passion for our natural world. We certainly don't envy the judges challenge of having to choose the winners! 

Left: Jonathan Jagot. Right: Amir Ben-Dov / Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015

Many images warm the heart, such as 'Snow hare' by Rosamund Macfarlane, taken in the snow of the Scottish mountains, or one of our favourites 'A genet feat of a leap' by Marc Albiac from the 15-17yrs olds category, with his picture of a leaping genet against a starry night sky.

Marc Albiac / Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015

Briita Jaschinski's 'Broken cats' photograph broke our heart, showing beautiful big cats being forced to perform at the Seven Star Park in Guilin, China. The animals are drugged and have had their claws and teeth removed. We were saddened to see this is still happening around the world.

Top: Britta Jaschinski 

Left: Richard Peters. Right: Edwin Giesbers / Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015

Juan Tapia / Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015

The annual competition never ceases to amaze and inspire, inviting you to observe the secret animal worlds and lesser seen moments our rich environment has to offer.

 

Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London. SW7 5BD

Closest tube - South Kensington

 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 

16 October 2015 - 10 April 2016 10.00 - 17.50

Adults £15*, child or concession £6.75*, family (up to two adults and three children) £36.90*

Free for members, patrons and children under four.

*These are Gift Aid prices and include an optional donation to the Museum.

 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is owned by the Natural History Museum.

 

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