The world-renowned exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year 54 is opening at the National Wool
Museum on 22 March 2019. On loan from London's Natural History Museum, the exhibition features exceptional images which capture
fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking
diversity of the natural world.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of
its kind, providing a global platform that has showcased the natural world’s most
astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years.
Launching in 1965 and
attracting 361 entries, today the competition receives almost 50,000 entries
from over 90 countries highlighting its enduring appeal.
This year’s 100 award-winning images include photographs
taken by Australian photographers:
- Georgina Steytler (Winner, Behaviour:
- David Gallan
- Justin Gilligan
- Wayne Jones
- Robert Irwin (son of “crocodile hunter”, Steve Irwin)
who all received
Highly Commended awards.
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