The 58th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is underway with sumptuous entries from photographers of all ages, nationalities, and experience levels.
This year’s 25 unforgettable scenes include a pair of golden pheasants (above), a breathtaking school of barracudas, and a kangaroo with her baby joey framed by a fire’s destruction.
London’s Natural History Museum hosts the annual photo competition and is inviting fans to vote online to choose the winner of the People’s Choice Award.
And, based on our favorite images below, it will not be easy to choose just one.
From over 50,000 image entries from 95 countries, these 25 images are currently on display at the highly acclaimed Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the museum in London.
The winner will then be showcased until the exhibition closes on June 5th. The top five People’s Choice Award images will also be displayed online, joining the winners chosen by the esteemed panel of judges that were announced earlier this year.
“It’s an incredible challenge to pick just one of these images,” said Dr Natalie Cooper, researcher at the Natural History Museum and member of the judging panel. “We’re looking forward to discovering which wild moment emerges as the public’s favorite.”
The photos of animal families are particularly moving. Check out these grebes, lions, and monkeys…
Displayed alongside insights from Natural History Museum scientists and experts, the 100 images will be showcased in spectacular lightbox displays at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Museum until June 5, 2022.
The exhibition will also be touring across the UK, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, USA and more.