The following video presents Judging the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition | Wildlife Photographer of the Year:
Each year an esteemed jury selects the winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year title. The image represents nature photography at its very best and truly encapsulates the competition’s ethos of ethics and excellence. But what happens to your image once its been entered into the competition, and what exactly are the judges looking for? We reveal what goes on behind closed doors in the WPY judging room.
The Natural History Museum in London, UK, invites you to participate in its Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
- There is FREE admission to the museum.
- The competition is open to professional, amateur and young photographers.
- All entries must be received by 11.30 GMT on the morning of Thursday 25 February 2016 (‘the Closing Date’).
- Young photographers are encouraged to enter one of three categories for under-17s, and for them entry is FREE. See the image of the youngest winner (eight years old) of the overall Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year award at http://www.nhm.ac.uk/about-us/news/2016/january/the-hunt-is-on-for-the-2016-wildlife-photographer-of-the-year.html .
Now in its fifty-first year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition provides a showcase for the world’s very best nature photography….
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year series consists of a major exhibition at the Museum and a worldwide tour. The winning images appear on this website and leading publications worldwide. As a result, the photographs are seen by millions….
Judges are looking for outstanding images that raise awareness of nature’s beauty and fragility, while also championing the highest ethical standards in wildlife photography. From intimate animal portraits to atmospheric landscapes, groundbreaking photojournalism to innovative technique, the 2016 jury wants to see it all….
The competition rewards include: (more…)