First look: Wildlife Photographer of the Year 55

Explore this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition images.

Lucky break by Jason Bantle
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Sleeping like a Weddell by Ralf Schneider
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Big cat and dog spat by Peter Haygarth
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If penguins could fly by Eduardo Del Álamo
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Cool drink by Diana Rebman
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The fifty-fifth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.
Encounter the beauty and fragility of wildlife, see fascinating animal behaviour and get to know extraordinary species, exhibited on 100 stunning lightbox displays.
Go deeper and discover the surprising – and often challenging – stories behind the images during a time of environmental crisis.
A panel of international experts selected the awarded images from almost 50,000 entries by the world’s best photographers.
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This year’s exhibition opens on 18 October and runs until summer 2020.

more at Natural History Museum

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Soaring to Success

Up-and-coming wildlife photographer Tracey Lund is unlikely to be an enthusiast photographer for long. She speaks to Caroline Schmidt about her rising success, contests and living the dream

“Behind the camera I forget about life, all the madness and the badness in the world, and could focus on the beauty and the mesmerising moment in front of the lens.”

“Entering competitions has pushed me as a photographer and has definitely changed the way I photograph — I’d recommend any photographer to start”
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Soaring to Success
Interview with Tracey Lund

more in Digital SLR Photography Magazine

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Still lifes with animals

Winning images from the “Still lifes with animals” competition

Elizabeth E
Маркиз – Фотограф
USA, LA. North Louisiana
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Alexander Sviridov
3 Kittens
Canada, Maple
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Полякова Татьяна
Кот с молоком
Russia, Москва
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Marasa
Любопытный нос
Belarus, Минск
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Сушкевич Светлана
Я тоже хочу сниматься!
Russia, Домодедово
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Still lifes with animals

more at 35photo

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Puppy Love

One Photographer’s Quest to Capture the Perfect Pairing of Cameras & Canines
Featuring Nikon Ambassador Tamara Lackey

They say never work with children or pets. But Tamara Lackey, a professional photographer and Nikon Ambassador, used to photographing both kids and pets didn’t take that advice when she was called by Nikon for a project that included photographing puppies. Puppies—not trained dogs that are used to being a part of photo shoots, but puppies—40 of them to be exact.

Tamara says it was a dream project. When you’re an animal lover, nothing’s better than being surrounded by all those cute little doggies for two days.

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Puppy Love

more at Nikon

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Wildlife of the World

In Wildlife of the World truly spectacular portrait-style photography brings you “face-to-face” with individual animals in up-close and engrossing profiles on how the animals interact with their environments, mate, survive, and even play.

From the shaggy musk ox foraging in the Canadian high arctic to the angered Scottish wildcat prowling the Highlands to the rock-climbing gelada monkey of Ethiopia, each animal featured in Wildlife of the World plays a key role in its environment. An additional eighty-page illustrated reference section on the animal kingdom explains the animal groups and profiles additional species.

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Wildlife of the World
ISBN: 1465438041 | DK Publishing

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Winners of Kennel Club’s Dog Photographer of the Year competition announced

The Kennel Club has announced the winners of its annual Dog Photographer of the Year competition. Now in its fourteenth year, the international competition received almost 7,000 entries from over 70 different countries around the globe, including Brazil, Canada, USA, China, Russia, Australia and New Zealand.

Dog Photographer of the Year 2019 Overall Winner and Oldies Category 1st Place Winner, Denise Czichocki, Switzerland
Title of image: ‘Dreaming Merlin’
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Puppy’s Category 3rd Place Winner. Lotte van Alderen, Netherlands
Title of image: ‘Dark dawn with Noah’
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Dogs at Play Category 1st Place Winner, Monica van der Maden, Netherlands
Title of image: ‘Dirty Dog’
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Dogs at Work 3rd Place Winner, Nadezhda Ivanova, Russia
Title of image: ‘Time for hunting’
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Rescue Dogs Charity Category 1st Place Winner, Anne Geier, Austria
Title of image: ‘Finntastic”
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Special Mention Oldies category, Monica van der Maden, Netherlands
Title of image: ‘Till the end of time’
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The Kennel Club
We are the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to protecting and promoting the health and welfare of all dogs. Besides being a voluntary register for pedigree dogs and crossbreed dogs, we offer dog owners and those working with dogs an unparalleled source of education, experience and advice on puppy buying, dog health, dog training and dog breeding.
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Winners of Kennel Club’s Dog Photographer of the Year competition announced
a lot more at the kennel club

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The Rise of Furtography

I’ve been photographing people’s pets for a long time now, almost 18 years. So much has happened over that time, including: moving to New Zealand from the tiny Island of Guernsey; publishing three bestselling books and winning Portrait Open Photographer of the Year at the 2018 Iris Awards.
But one single thing changed the trajectory of my business more than any other, so before I head to Wellington to share all things dog photography related at ExposurePRO, I thought I’d give you all a bit of background into what that was and how it is having an impact on my business every single day.
Text and images by Craig Turner-Bullock NZIPP M.Photog.

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The Rise of Furtography
by Craig Turner-Bullock

more in NZIPP Pro Report

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