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Wildlife photography awards and tips on how you can enter compelling image

It’s that time of the year again – Wildlife photographers from around the world wait in anticipation for the announcement of the 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards, which in our world is akin to the Oscars of wildife photography.

The overall winners, including the prestigious Grand Title winners, will be announced on 13 October at their first ever virtual awards. The exhibition at the Natural history museum in London will open on the 16th October.

You can take a peek at some of this year's Highly Commended Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition images on the official website:

Winning images are selected for their creativity, originality, and technical excellence by an international panel of industry experts. This year's competition attracted almost 50,000 entries from professionals and amateurs across the world.

In keeping with this theme, C4 Atelier will be hosting a webinar on the 01 October 2020 on selecting and preparing images for competitions. We have a panel of expert speakers who have not only been very successful in Wildlife photographic competitions but have also been involved with management and judging of numerous competitions.

Please join us as they share their insight into what makes a winning image.

The panelists are:

Marsel Van Oosten - 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the year and multiple international award winning photographer.

Neil Aldridge – Winner of the GDT overall image and many other numerous photography awards including winning the World Press Winner.

Sophie Stafford – Previously co-manager and judge of Wildlife Photographer of the year.

Hosted by Shem Compion – Award winning photographer in international competitions.