Friday, April 19, 2024

2023 Wildlife Photographer of The Year Winners Announced

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The Natural History Museum UK has announced the winners of the 2023 Wildlife Photographer of The Year awards.

This year’s People’s Choice award is “Ice Bed” by Nima Sarikhani. The stunning image, taken off Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, features a polar bear curled up peacefully, sleeping on a small ice floe drifting in the Arctic Ocean.

Other stunning images include one by Audun Rikarsen, taken in a fjord just outside Tromso, Norway. The image has moon jellyfish in the background below a stunning night sky lit with the aurora borealis.

You can find all the winning images and more here, or check out a video about some of the stunning images below.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London.

(Featured Image credit: Nima Sarikhani / Wildlife Photographer of the Year)

Behind the lens: High-flying jay by Lasse Kurkela | Wildlife Photographer of the Year #WPYInsights

Sam Helmy
Sam Helmyhttps://www.deeperblue.com
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for DeeperBlue.com

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