Wildlife Photographer of the Year has announced the 2024 finalists for the People’s Choice award. Yes, this means that you get to vote for your favorite images. The selection is captivating, and you’ll have a difficult task, just like the contest jury.
Today in South Kensington, the Natural History Museum announced the winners of the 2023 Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPOTY) contest. Believe it or not, this year’s competition saw nearly 50,000 photos from 95 countries! But there can only be one winner – and this year, for the second time, it’s Laurent Ballesta. His remarkable photo The golden horseshoe shows an ancient crab accompanied by three golden trevallies.
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is about a month away from announcing its 2023 winners. But before that big moment, we get to see some Highly Commended photos of the fifty-ninth edition of the contest. Like every year, you’ll see some stunning, gorgeous, and heartbreaking images. And this unique “forest rodeo” was one of my favorites.
After announcing last year’s contest winners, Wildlife Photographer of the Year has now also revealed the winners of People’s Choice Awards. They’re just as magnificent as the overall and category winners of the contest, but only one can be the one. And this time, it’s German photographer Sascha Fonseca with his spectacular image of a snow leopard at sunset.
The public is invited to vote for their favorite image in the People’s Choice Award in this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year. For the first time, the public can vote for their favorite using interactive screens located inside the newly designed Wildlife Photographer of the Year flagship exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London.
From a pair of red foxes sharing an intimate nuzzle, to a polar bear cub basking in a sea of flowers, 25 incredible images have been shortlisted that spotlight important stories of nature from across the globe. Photographs were chosen from 38,575 entries across 93 countries and include a portrait of a characterful pregnant pygmy seahorse by Nicholas More, and Michał Michlewicz’s story revealing the impact of domesticated cats on local wildlife.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year never fails to impress us with awe-inspiring photos of flora and fauna, both above and below water, even up in the sky. And this year, a swarm of tiny creatures won the big prize.
Photographer Karine Aigner has won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022. Her image shows a buzzing ball of cactus bees spinning over the hot sand on a Texas ranch. Taken at the bee level, it depicts the behavior of these creatures, but also reminds us of how important it is to protect them.
When it comes to wildlife photos, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year’s selection never disappoints. Although it’s still not time to reveal the 2022 winners, the contest has revealed a little “teaser” before the day comes. And as you’ve probably expected, the selection is great!
A frog “pool party,” fish “flying” through cloud-like algae, and a gorgeous portrait of a stag taken by a 7-year-old: these are only some of the images you’ll see in this gallery, so let’s check them out as we count down to the winner announcement.
Wildlife photographer of the Year (WPY) treated us with its stunning 2021 winning photos in October last year. But the contest also recognizes the People’s Choice Award, and the winners have been announced this month.
The photo that won over people’s hearts was taken by Italian photographer Cristiano Vendramin. It shows fairytale-like willow branches mirrored by the surface of a frozen Italian lake – but it also hides a deeper, emotional story.
French underwater photographer and biologist Laurent Ballesta was announced as this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year for his enigmatic image, Creation, that captures camouflage groupers exiting their milky cloud of eggs and sperm in Fakarava, French Polynesia. Selected from more than 50,000 entries from 95 countries, the winners of the prestigious Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition were revealed at an online awards ceremony.