Wildlife Photographer of the Year
WORLD-FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
19 NOVEMBER 2021 – 29 MAY 2022
THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF DENMARK
Øster Voldgade 5–7, Copenhagen
SEE THE WORLD THROUGH A NEW LENSThe annually recurring competition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, is the world's largest of its kind, attracting the most talented amateurs and professionals from around the globe. This winter, you can experience the 100 best images of nature and wildlife elected in 2021, when we host the popular exhibition once again.
Explore some of the world’s greatest habitats, see fascinating animal behaviour and get to know extraordinary species in an exhibition that excites millions of people each year. With gravity, wonder and humor, the world's most talented photographers portray the beauty and fragility of nature. Go deeper and discover the surprising – and often challenging – stories behind the images during a time of environmental crisis.
The many beautiful photos show the diversity of life on Earth, and they inspire us to reflect on man's place in nature and our responsibility to protect it.
And the winner is...
Every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is highly anticipated internationally. The popular exhibition is organized by the Natural History Museum in London, where the 100 images have carefully been selected by a professionel jury from more than 50,000 photos submitted by photographers from 95 different countries.
This year, it was Laurent Ballesta from France who was announced Grand Title Winner. He received the prestigious award for his photography 'Creation' showing the annual spawning of camouflage groupers.
The only 10-year-old Vidyun R. Hebbar from India was announced Young Grand Title Winner for his beautiful shot of a tent spider in it's web as a tuk-tuk passes by and provides a backdrop of rainbow colours.
Missed the awards show? Watch it here.
The winners of the competition was announced at an magnificent online awards show, broadcasted live via social media. Hear from the photographers and watch as BBC presenters and wildlife experts Chris Packham CBE and Megan McCubbin reveal the Grand Title Winner.
Natural History Museum of Denmark
Øster Voldgade 5-7
1350 Copenhagen K
Tlf: 22 82 76 79