A special range of Really Recommended images has been launched in advance of the opening of the highly anticipated exhibition on Friday 15 Oct 2021, at the Natural Historical past Museum in London.
With a record-breaking quantity of entries from all over the world, the judges of the fifty-seventh Wildlife Photographer of the Year have had the hardest occupation however. The photos are a compelling reminder of the value of the range and variability of life on Earth in securing the potential of our world, revealed just ahead of the first phase of the global UN convention of COP15 on biodiversity.
This year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition was the most aggressive but, attracting over 50,000 entries from photographers in 95 international locations. Every entry was judged anonymously on its creativity, originality, and complex excellence by an intercontinental panel of sector specialists.
The profitable images, including the prestigious Grand Title Award winners, will be announced on 12 October 2021 during a not-to-be-missed on line Awards clearly show. Broadcast live from the Natural History Museum, the free event will once yet again be hosted by BBC presenters and wildlife experts Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin and feature photographers, Museum experts and specific friends.
Among the the newly disclosed Hugely Recommended photos is Sergio Marijuán’s young Iberian lynx framed in the doorway of an deserted hayloft a species that was once on the brink of extinction is now rising in numbers thanks to ongoing conservation efforts. Other pictures convey to the tale of nature under pressure, like the vivid patterns captured by Gheorghe Popa, which are the final result of hefty metals from mining seeping into the river.
Chair of the judging panel, Roz Kidman Cox claims, ‘It was the overall good quality of entries that took us by surprise. With most journey plans cancelled in excess of the earlier year, photographers seem to be to have put in additional time thinking of what gems to post. There are stand-out shots of unforgettable scenes and encounters – individuals special wild times, skillfully framed, that result from understanding, experience and arranging – but also refreshing, stunning observations of mother nature shut to property or in near-up. The outcome is a collection of both believed-provoking photos and kinds that, in these dim situations, remind us of the joy and ponder to be experienced from character.’
Dr Doug Gurr, Director of the Purely natural Historical past Museum says, ‘These extraordinary images showcase the rich diversity of lifetime on Earth and spark curiosity and marvel. Telling the tale of a planet underneath tension, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition illuminates the urgent challenges we face and the collective action we want to take. This year’s inspiring exhibition will move and empower audiences to advocate for the normal earth.’
Immediately after the flagship exhibition is unveiled at the Natural Historical past Museum, the 100 images will embark on a Uk and international tour, bringing the emotive electric power of wildlife photography to millions of people.
Associate sponsors for the upcoming exhibition at the Pure History Museum are renewable strength company Ørsted and non-alcoholic spirits brand Seedlip.