Choose the best wildlife shot of the year

Family Portrait by Connor Stefanison, Canada

Want to cast a vote in the Natural History Museum’s world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition?

Well now you can, by voting for the winner of the LUMIX People’s Choice Award.

What is the LUMIX people's choice?

Unique Bill by Rob Blanken, The Netherlands

Unique Bill by Rob Blanken, The Netherlands

(Image: © Rob Blanken)

LUMIX are a recent Associate Partner of the Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in London, and this annual award recognises exceptional competition entries as chosen by you, the public.

Choose your favourite from 25 images, which have been pre-selected by the Natural History Museum from over 45,000 submissions from 95 countries.

The shortlisted images are currently on display at the highly-acclaimed Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London.

Some of the shortlisted images

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(Image: © Eduardo Blanco Mendizabal)
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(Image: © Anna Henly)
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(Image: © Phil Jones)
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(Image: © Bence Mate)
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(Image: © Audren Morel)


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(Image: © Knstantin Shatenev)
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(Image: © Christian Vizl)

What is the exhibition for?

The LUMIX People’s Choice Award is viewed and voted for by the general public, and having this engagement in such an important photographic and environmental milestone is hugely important to everyone at Panasonic.

Mike Owen, Panasonic UK

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the longest-running competition of its kind, and spark curiosity about the natural world through the power of photography.

The awarded images showcase nature photography as an art form, and remind us of the urgent need to protect our planet and the species we share it with. 

"The LUMIX People’s Choice Award is special to us because it gives the public the chance to choose the winner. I’m looking forward to seeing which of these beautiful photographs emerges as the favourite," says Ian Owens, Director of Science at the Natural History Museum and member of the judging panel. 

Resting Mountain Gorilla by David Lloyd 

Resting Mountain Gorilla by David Lloyd 

(Image: © David Lloyd)

How to vote

Voting is now open for the winner of the LUMIX People’s Choice Award

Voting ends on 5 February 2019. The winner will be showcased until the exhibition closes on 30 June.