Subscribe      List an Event or Business      Invite a Writer      Write for WN      Writers      Other Locations
list an event      1 million Australian readers every month      facebook

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2019

Home > Sydney > Exhibitions | Museums | Nature | Photography
by Postcards_from (subscribe)
For more postcards you can subscribe via Weekend Notes, or follow on Instagram or Facebook to receive regular updates
Event: -
Photographers shine a light on the natural world
See the beauty, wonder and challenges of nature brought to life by talented photographers in the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum.

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer 2019 Powerhouse Museum
The Reef Wanderer (Image Credit: Jordan Robins)


Professional, emerging and junior photographers from around the world were invited to submit nature and wildlife photographs from the regions of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea for the competition. Photographs could be submitted for a range of categories including Animal Behaviour, Animal Portrait, Botanical, Landscape, Threatened Species, Monochrome, Our Impact, Animal Habitat and a Junior category for those under 18 years of age.

This year the competition received an incredible 2219 entries, no doubt leading to a challenging job for the judges, Tui De Roy, Justin Gilligan and Glenn Mckimmin, whose task it was to narrow the field down and choose just 75 finalists.

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer 2019 Powerhouse Museum
Peekaboo (Image Credit: Deb Sulzberger)


Inspiration has been taken from the ocean, the rainforest, and even the icy Antarctic landscape, with the entries this year covering a wide range of subjects from endangered green sea turtles. to emperor gum moths, termites and even an adorable baby wombat cocooned in its mother's pouch. Landscape images include a lightning storm, a spectacular frozen wave and stunning waterfalls to name just a few.

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer 2019 Powerhouse Museum
Through the Curtain (Image Credit: Nick Monk)


The incredible photographs of the finalists are included in this exhibition which was developed by the South Australian Museum. The winners in each category will be announced on Thursday 15th August.

The exhibition will be showing at the Powerhouse Museum from 16th August until 20th October 2019. Entry to the exhibition is free after you have paid for General Admission to the museum.

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 is produced by the South Australian Museum, and presented in partnership with the Australian Museum and Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

To find out more about the exhibition please click here.

For information about visiting the Powerhouse Museum please click here.
Help us improve  Click here if you liked this article  26
Share: email  facebook  twitter
Why? Photographers capture nature at its best & worst
When: 10am - 5pm daily
Where: Powerhouse Museum
Cost: Free with General Admission
Your Comment
Featured
Foodi Photoh Classie
Top Events
Popular Articles
Categories
Lists
Questions