54th Wildlife Photographer of the Year | Head On Photo Festival

54th Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife photographers from around the world.

Australian National Maritime Museum

Exhibition Dates:

07 March 2019 to 25 August 2019


Exhibition Description

Come and see the world through a new lens at the largest wildlife photography competition in the world.

For more than 50 years, Wildlife Photographer of the Year has championed ethical wildlife photography while pushing boundaries of artistic freedom, narrative excellence and technical skill.

100 breathtaking photographs have been shortlisted from over 50,000 entries from 92 countries, and celebrate the diversity of the natural world, from intimate animal portraits to astonishing wild landscapes.

2019 sees three Australians in the finals:

Georgina Steytler, Mud-Rolling Mud-Dauber, Winner, Behaviour: Invertebrates, 2019
Justin Gilligan, Dinner for Two, Highly commended, Behaviour: Invertebrates, 2019
Robert Irwin, The Catch, Highly commended, 11–14 Years Old, 2019

Winning images are selected for their creativity, originality and technical excellence.

Admission Fee applies

Artist(s) Social Media

Exhibition Space

Dates and Times

07 March 2019 to 25 August 2019

Open Hours

Opening Hours: 
Monday - Sunday:
9:30 am-5:00 pm