Magnificent images: Wildlife Photographer of the Year shortlist unveiled

These beautiful snaps are only some of the shortlisted for the well known Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition tat is now it its fiftieth year. For the very first time, nature photography lovers could cast their vote for the top snap in a brand new publicly decided category – i.e. the people’s choice award.
The brand new category offers up fifty photographs, that are pre selected by the judges from over forty one thousand entries from around hundred nations, for a worldwide online vote. The People’s Choice Award winner would be declared at Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards night and would be a part of this year’s collection of the world’s top nature images.
The top – 5 People’s Choice Award snaps would be showcased online, adding to the hundred strong portfolio selected by judges. The most anticipated Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit goes on to showcase at Natural History Museum on 24th October in London before hitting an international tour.
A member of the judging panel Tom Ang told that in this landmark 50th year, they are opening up the judging experience to the many wildlife photography fans which follow the contest very closely, if you have ever puzzled over why one snap wins out over another, this is your scope to have your say. But with so many outstanding snaps and just one vote each person, the pressure is on to cast it wisely.

These beautiful snaps are only some of the shortlisted for the well known Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition tat is now it its fiftieth year. For the very first time, nature photography lovers could cast their vote for the top snap in a brand new publicly decided category – i.e. the people’s choice award.

The brand new category offers up fifty photographs, that are pre selected by the judges from over forty one thousand entries from around hundred nations, for a worldwide online vote. The People’s Choice Award winner would be declared at Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards night and would be a part of this year’s collection of the world’s top nature images.

The top – 5 People’s Choice Award snaps would be showcased online, adding to the hundred strong portfolio selected by judges. The most anticipated Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit goes on to showcase at Natural History Museum on 24th October in London before hitting an international tour.  The Wedding Photographer of the Year will also be there to help judge.

A member of the judging panel Tom Ang told that in this landmark 50th year, they are opening up the judging experience to the many wildlife photography fans which follow the contest very closely, if you have ever puzzled over why one snap wins out over another, this is your scope to have your say. But with so many outstanding snaps and just one vote each person, the pressure is on to cast it wisely.

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