The latest Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is on its way
One of London’s most popular annual events is back: the Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. The museum has released a handful of astonishing nature photographs from the upcoming show, which runs from 24 October 2014 to 30 August 2015.
Pictured: The Watchful Cheetah by Leon Petrinos
100 images will be on show at the museum, before going on an international tour that allows them to be seen by milliions of people across six continents.
Pictured: Magic Mountain by David Clapp
Alongside the exhibition, the Natural History Museum is running a special events programme including a masterclass from the world-renowned wildlife photographer Frans Lanting.
Pictured: Skating on Sunlight by Herfried Marek
Wildlife Photographer of the Year launched in 1965 and attracted just 361 entries. Today, it receives almost 42,000 entries from 96 countries.
Pictured: Sailing by Matthew Smith
Kaleidoscope was shot by Bernardo Cesare in India and depicts granulite rock from a working quarry.
Winter Hang-out, captured by Lukasz Bozycki, shows a lone bat in a destroyed German World War II bunker in a remote Polish forest.
In The Elegant Crowd, Jasper Doest captures a flock of demoiselle cranes in Khichan, India.
Marc Montes took Snake-eyes while trekking through the forest in the Val d’Aran in northern Spain.