Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibit at Houston Museum of Natural Science Coming to a Close on June 5th
Stunning images from the National History Museum’s 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year at HMNS through June 5th
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the international leader of innovative visual representation in the natural world
This prestigious competition and resulting exhibition at the Houston Museum of Natural Science stimulates engagement with the diversity and beauty of the natural world. The exhibit will be on display until June 5th.
On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, this special exhibition features awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behavior to breath-taking wild landscapes, which reveal the richness and diversity of life on our planet. Judged by a panel of industry-recognized professionals, the images are selected for their creativity, artistry and technical complexity.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years.
Winning images are selected for their creativity, originality and technical excellence. Launching in 1965 and attracting 361 entries, today the competition receives almost 50,000 entries from 92 countries highlighting its enduring appeal. This year’s 100 award-winning images will embark on an international tour that allows them to be seen by millions of people.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London. The exhibition is locally supported by the John P. McGovern Foundation.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year will be on exhibit through June 5. The exhibit is free for Museum members and with general admission. For tickets or more information, visit www.hmns.org or call (713) 639-4629.
photos courtesy of Houston Museum of Natural Science