Guernsey Museum hosts wildlife photographer of the year exhibition from 27 January until 17 March 2013

January 22nd, 2013 by Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery

(please click image to download a PDF file of the poster to your computer - image©Jordi Chias Pujol of Spain)

Guernsey Museum is privileged to be the only location in the Channel Islands scheduled to exhibit one hundred stunning, prize-winning and commended wildlife photographs from the 2012 Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition.

The photographic exhibition opens daily from 10 am to 4 pm from 27 January until 17 March 2013 at the Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery, Candie Gardens, St. Peter Port.

The overall winning photograph, Bubble-jetting emperors by Paul Nicklen from Canada shows a sunlit mass of emperor penguins charging upwards, leaving in their wake a crisscross of bubble trails.

It was selected from over 40,000 images submitted by more than 4000 amateur and professional photographers from 28different countries.

One other special award among the 15 exhibition categories is the Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Wildlife, the winner was Kim Wolhuter from South Africa, whose image Dog Days, highlights the many threats that have made African wild dogs endangered, including increased conflict with humans and domestic animals.

(please click on the image to expand to full size - image©Jordi Chias Pujol of Spain)

 

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