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Wildlife Photographer of the Year
29 June till 3 November 2024

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The international photo exhibition with the world's best nature and wildlife photos is coming to Groningen!

This summer the highly acclaimed Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will travel to Groningen. The international photo exhibition on loan from the Natural History Museum, London features over 100 photographs that show the rich diversity of life on our planet. It celebrates the richness and beauty of life on earth while also showing the impact of humans on nature. The photos have been selected from approximately 50,000 entries in the most prestigious competition of its kind. From June 29 through Sunday, November 3, 2024 the exhibition can be viewed in Forum Groningen. Ticketsale starts on Saturday, June 1.

The Wildlife exhibition celebrates the richness and beauty of life on earth and shows the influence of man on nature. To accompany the exhibition there are various activities, such as photography workshops, excursions with nature photographers and a photo contest.  You can read more about the programme here soon. There are also educational programs for Dutch primary and secondary schools.

Touring photo exhibition  
For 59 years, the Natural History Museum in London has organized the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition: the world's largest search for the best wildlife photographers. For this leading photo competition, wildlife photographers of all ages and from all over the world can send in photos. Last year, as many as 49,957 nature photos were submitted by photographers from 95 different countries. An international jury of professional photographers evaluated the photos. The exhibition highlights the winning photos from a total of nineteen categories. The videos in the exhibition give a behind-the-scenes look at a number of finalist and show the stories behind the winning photos.

Forum Groningen presents the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in collaboration with the Natural History Museum in London.  

Photos:
The ancient mariner, Laurent Ballesta, France. Winner, Portfolio Award / Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Life on the edge, Amit Eshel, Israel. Winner, Animals in their Environment / Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Last gasp, Lennart Verheuvel, The Netherlands. Winner, Oceans: The Bigger Picture / Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The catwalk, Shashwat Harish, Kenya. Winner, ages 11-14 / Wildlife Photographer of the Year