Over 49,000 pictures have been submitted to the 56th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Yr competitors, placed on by the Pure Historical past Museum in London. The Duchess of Cambridge and Patron of the museum, Kate Middleton, introduced the Grand Title Winner throughout the live-streamed ceremony which aired on October 13th.
Sergey Gorshkov spent over 11 months on his general successful picture, ‘The Embrace,’ depicting the uncommon sighting of an Amur tigress hugging a Manchurian fir. ‘Hunted to the verge of extinction previously century, the Amur inhabitants remains to be threatened by poaching and logging in the present day. The outstanding sight of the tigress immersed in her pure atmosphere affords us hope, as current reviews recommend numbers are rising from devoted conservation efforts,’ says Dr. Tim Littlewood – Pure Historical past Museum’s Govt Director of Science.
All successful pictures might be showcased in an exhibition on the Pure Historical past Museum, beginning October 16th. Entries for the following Wildlife Photographer of the Yr competitors are open on Tuesday, October 19th.