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Ellery Chu

The students of the MSc Biological Photography and Imaging, attend the British Wildlife center as part of the techniques in the Field project. Here they have about five hours to obtain the images they need to create an article on the British wildlife center which forms part of this major project. Below is part of the project did.

Wildlife Photography of the Year is always the focus in the field of wildlife photography. And not only in the U.K. – this contest is famous, and exhibitions are held around the world. Wildlife Photography of the Year is held in cooperatation with British Natural History Museum and BBC British Wildlife Magazine. It is the biggest and the lead wildlife photography contest in the world. The main focus in the contest is to encourage the professional and other photographers to document the beauty, magnificence, and variety of nature. That is in order to emphasize how beautiful and important nature is. Since 1964 this contest has become one of the most important wildlife photography contests worldwide. The ceremony in London every October attracted plenty photographers to attend. In 2008, there were thirty two thousand pieces of work submitted from 82 countries and there were over one hundred winners. Moreover, the worldwide exhibition was started in 1987. It is not only to demonstrate the highly-skilled photography, but it’s also become one of themost important conservation activities in the world.

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Story from the AP

Photographers are urged to enter the British Wildlife Photography Awards, with just six weeks left until entries close. 

Up for grabs to the overall winner is £5,000 cash. 

The best images will go on show in an exhibition at Alexandra Palace in north London and will be published in a book. 

There are 11 adult categories and three special awards for young people. 

The total prize find is worth £20,000, say organisers.

The closing date is 2 June. BIN LADEN

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Emma Clark has sent through this information.

BWPA – British Wildlife Photography Awards, a competition celebrating the diversity of the natural history of the British Isles

Animal Portraits, Animal Behaviour, Urban Wildlife, Hidden Britain, Coast and Marine, Wildlife in my Backyard, Habitat and Living Landscape: Connectivity

Examples

Bee species pollinating crops directly links wildlife with the economy

Salt marshes acting as a buffer between land and seas

Hedgerows play a part in keeping the countryside ‘stitched’ together

Estuaries are the connection for freshwater species with marine life

Rivers connecting streams to the sea


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