Wildlife Photographer of the Year | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Exhibition: August 19, 2018 - January 6, 2019



Arctic treasure
Carrying its trophy from a raid on a snow goose nest, an Artic fox heads for a suitable burial spot.
Sewage surfer
Hitching a ride on the ocean currents this tiny estuary seahorse let go of a piece of seagrass and sized a long, wispy piece of clear plastic. Then swapped it for a more stable raft: a waterlogged plastic cotton bud.
Snow spat
As spring comes to Norway’s upland birch forests, tension grows between rival mountain hares.
As soon as their mother emerged from the lake, twin cubs approached with the hope that they could snatch a bite of the catch.



Photographs tell a powerful story. Wildlife Photographer of the Year uses photography to challenge perceptions about the natural world, helping promote sustainability and the conservation of wildlife. We invite you to explore the world’s best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth.


The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition showcases the year’s finalists and category winners. The exhibition, now in its 53rd year, features stunning images from professionals and amateurs, adults and youths, from around the world. Be inspired by 99 acclaimed photographs that reveal the abundance, beauty, resilience, and vulnerability of nature.


Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition:

At the door: Adults $6 / Children $3

Online Discount: Adults $5 / Children $2

Free for Members


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GROUPS: Groups of 10 or more receive special discounts.



Exhibition Related Events

Photography Workshops: Nature in Focus
Tuesday evenings from 7 - 9 pm | October 9 and November 6

Join us for an evening of photography as we take an after-hours tour of the traveling exhibition, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, on loan from the Natural History Museum, London. Then venture behind-the-scenes into the Museum collections, and learn from scientists about the role photography plays in documenting and sharing collections. You'll learn from Museum scientists about the role photography plays in documenting and sharing collections. We will also teach you ways to make the most of your phone's camera as you take your own photos of our collections. For more information about each workshop, click here

Members $20 per workshop | Non-members $23 per workshop.

Register online HERE


Featured photographers generously provided by the Annenberg Space for Photography.




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