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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

by | Dec 12, 2012 | News | 0 comments

In what has become an annual event on the calendars of both nature lovers and photographers, the most prestigious wildlife photography exhibition in the world is once again in Cape Town this year.

Licensed in the country by NHU Africa, in partnership with the Iziko Museums of South Africa (Iziko), the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 exhibition will feature 100 of the world’s most amazing wildlife photographs taken by 77 top photographers. The images present to the public nature in startling clarity from seldom before seen perspectives. The exhibition and annual event is co-owned by the Natural History Museum of London and BBC Worldwide, and is a carefully chosen distillation of tens of thousands of photographic entries from around the world.

There are many categories in the exhibition, including overall winners – the Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Veolia Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards. Other highly regarded categories are the Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species and the Wildlife Photojournalist Award, which were both won by South African’s this year.

The show runs from 4 December 2012 – 5 March 2013

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