"The Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition" -
undoubtedly the largest and most prestigious wildlife photography
competition in the world and an unforgettable experience to all
participants and visitors. Annually organized and owned by the NATURAL
HISTORY Museum /London and BBC Wildlife Magazine.
is the end result of the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Competition. The Competition encourages both amateur and professional
photographers to record and document the beauty and wonder of the
How does it all happen? The lifecycle of the Competition starts
in December with the selection of the judging panel. The panel itself
reflects a number of key criteria: wildlife knowledge, aesthetic
appreciation, photographic knowledge and skill. Last year the competition
received nearly 16,900 images from photographers in over 57 different
countries. The judging of the images goes through several stages
and the winners are announced at a high profile awards ceremony
at The Natural History Museum in London, usually in October. At
this time the book, called PORTFOLIO is also launched that accompanies
the Exhibition and is being published by BBC Books.
Please contact us to find out about
locations where to see the exhibition in Germany Austria, Switzerland.