A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year has returned with a brand new selection of 100 of the most stunning images from around the world.
From the adorable to the elegant, Wildlife Photographer of the Year showcases award-winning images that tell astonishing stories of our natural world while pushing the boundaries of technical skill. Showcasing the most compelling images selected from more than 42,000 entries from 96 countries, this exhibition celebrates the beauty and magnificence of our world, as well as acting as a stark reminder of the fragility of nature.
Three Canadian photographers were honoured in this year’s competition, including Dr. Don Gutoski, of London, ON, who was named the competition’s overall winner for his photograph, Tale of two foxes, taken at Wapusk National Park in Cape Churchill, MB.
Connor Stefanison of Burnaby, BC received the Rising Star Portfolio Award for a collection of six photographs. This is the second time Stefanison has won this particular award, having also received it in 2013.
Ten-year old Albertan Josiah Launstein is a finalist in the 10 Years and under category for two photographs: Goose attack, taken at Burnaby Lake in BC, and Snowy scene, a photo of a snowy owl taken in Calgary.
The striking exhibition features 100 large-scale, back-lit photographs that include some of the world’s most respected nature photographers and wildlife experts. Young photographer categories also showcase budding talents, while special categories tell stories of the natural world’s beauty and struggles.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London.