Author(s): Rosamund Kidman Cox
This powerful collection features the 100 winning images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 competition. They represent the skill and talent of photographers from around the planet and the many different ways of portraying the beauty, drama and diversity of the natural world. The photographs were chosen by an international jury for their artistic merit and originality, mindful of the high ethical standards that the competition champions. The final 100, representing 22 nationalities, were selected from more than 42,000 entries from 96 countries. The book includes images of unforgettable behaviour, wild and dramatic landscapes and thought-provoking reportage. This memorable book also tells the often memorable stories behind the pictures and serves as a reminder of the truly glorious nature of life on Earth.
'...I make no excuse for, once again, including this annual compilation. . .the results are awe-inspiring in their beauty and strangeness.' Daily Mail
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, now in its 53rd year, is an international showcase for the very best photography featuring natural subjects. The most innovative and imaginative photographic images are judged and selected by a panel of experts. The chosen images form an exhibition at the Natural History Museum that tours the UK and worldwide throughout the year. The competition is owned by the Natural History Museum, London.