About the competition

WPY in the media

Two masters of nature photography, Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols and Frans Lanting, at the WPY Media Preview.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year media coverage

The WPY competition attracts a very high level of coverage in the global press every year, with winning images and photographers appearing online, in print and on television and radio around the globe.

The competition message reaches almost a billion people annually.

Press exposure for winning photographers is career-changing, even for the most established photographers, as the WPY2014 grand title winner explains:

Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols, Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014, speaking to BBC World Service

'I am 38 years doing this. I have published many books. But this is a pretty good moment for me! This is the most spectacular award for a wildlife photographer. I was properly stoked.'

Top news stories

BBC News
National Geographic
Sydney Morning Herald
The Hindu

If you are a journalist looking for press information or images, please visit media.nhm.ac.uk