Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018

 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Deadline: December 13, 2018
Entry fee: £30, the young competition – free
Prizes: £1,000, £1,250, £1,500, £2,500, £10,000, valuable prizes

Now the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition provides a showcase for the world’s very best nature photography. The competition is owned by the world-renowned and trusted British institution, the Natural History Museum.

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year series consists of a major exhibition at the Museum and a worldwide tour. The winning images appear on website and leading publications worldwide. As a result, the photographs are seen by millions.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year calls on photographers worldwide to put nature in the frame. Whether you’re young, old, professional or amateur, we’d like to see work that raises awareness of the beauty and fragility of the natural world.

Sections

  • Adult Competition
  • Photographers aged 18 and over
  • Young Competition aged 17 and under

Categories

  • Animals in their Environment
  • Animal Portraits
  • Behaviour: Amphibians and Reptiles
  • Behaviour: Birds
  • Behaviour: Invertebrates
  • Behaviour: Mammals
  • Plants and Fungi
  • Under Water
  • Urban Wildlife
  • Earth’s Environments
  • Black and White
  • Creative Visions
  • Wildlife Photojournalist: Single Image
  • Wildlife Photojournalist Award: Photo Story
  • Rising Star Portfolio Award (aged 18 to 26)
  • Wildlife Photographer Portfolio Award (aged 27 and over)

Website of Photo Contest: nhm.ac.uk/visit/wpy

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 Winners

© Brent Stirton, South Africa, Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017, Grand title winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
© Brent Stirton, South Africa
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Grand title winner

 

© Daniël Nelson, The Netherlands, Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017, Grand title winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
© Daniël Nelson, The Netherlands
Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Grand title winner

 

The night raider, © Marcio Cabral, Brazil, Animals in their Environment Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The night raider
© Marcio Cabral, Brazil
Animals in their Environment Winner

 

Contemplation, © Peter Delaney, Ireland/South Africa, Animal Portraits Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Contemplation
© Peter Delaney, Ireland/South Africa
Animal Portraits Winner

 

The ancient ritual, © Brian Skerry, USA, Behaviour: Amphibians and Reptiles Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The ancient ritual
© Brian Skerry, USA
Behaviour: Amphibians and Reptiles Winner

 

The incubator bird, © Gerry Pearce, UK/Australia, Behaviour: Birds Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The incubator bird
© Gerry Pearce, UK/Australia
Behaviour: Birds Winner

 

Crab surprise, © Justin Gilligan, Australia, Behaviour: Invertebrates Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Crab surprise
© Justin Gilligan, Australia
Behaviour: Invertebrates Winner

 

Giant gathering, © Tony Wu, USA, Behaviour: Mammals Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Giant gathering
© Tony Wu, USA
Behaviour: Mammals Winner

 

Tapestry of life, © Dorin Bofan, Romania, Plants and Fungi Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Tapestry of life
© Dorin Bofan, Romania
Plants and Fungi Winner

 

The jellyfish jockey, © Anthony Berberian, France, Under Water Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The jellyfish jockey
© Anthony Berberian, France
Under Water Winner

 

The ice monster, © Laurent Ballesta, France, Earth’s Environments Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The ice monster
© Laurent Ballesta, France
Earth’s Environments Winner

 

Polar pas de deux, © Eilo Elvinger, Luxembourg, Black and White Winner, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Polar pas de deux
© Eilo Elvinger, Luxembourg
Black and White Winner

 

Palm-oil survivors, © Aaron ‘Bertie’ Gekoski, UK/USA, The Wildlife Photojournalist Award: Single Image, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Palm-oil survivors
© Aaron ‘Bertie’ Gekoski, UK/USA
The Wildlife Photojournalist Award: Single Image

 

Rhino Horn: The ongoing atrocity, © Brent Stirton, South Africa, The Wildlife Photojournalist Award: Story, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Rhino Horn: The ongoing atrocity
© Brent Stirton, South Africa
The Wildlife Photojournalist Award: Story

 

Realm of the Seychelles, © Thomas P Peschak, Germany/South Africa, The Wildlife Photographer Portfolio Award, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Realm of the Seychelles
© Thomas P Peschak, Germany/South Africa
The Wildlife Photographer Portfolio Award

 

Pikin and Appolinaire, © Jo-Anne McArthur, Canada, Special Award: People’s Choice, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Pikin and Appolinaire
© Jo-Anne McArthur, Canada
Special Award: People’s Choice

 

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