Results have now been released for the 2013 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards, run by the British Natural History Museum and sponsored by BBC Worldwide. Now in it’s 49th year it is regarded as the premier competition for of it’s kind in the world and attracts entries from both [professional and amateur photographers.
Once again the vision and technical expertise of the entries is outstanding with the judges having the unenviable task of selecting the winners from over 43,000 entries. The overall winner was an evocative images of elephants at a waterhole in Botswana’s Northern Tuli Game Reserve.
You can see the winning images online at http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/whats-on/temporary-exhibitions/wpy/
The full exhibition of all the winning photographs can be seen at the Natural History Museum, London from 18 October to 23 March, and will also go on tour, visiting Canada at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 23 November to 23 March and Royal BC Museum, Victoria 29 November to 6 April. Having visited the Victoria exhibition this year I highly recommend a visit.