One Canadian photographer amongst the winners of the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year

November 1, 2011 at 1:36 pm  •  Posted in Awards and Contests, News & Events by

On the tracks of a coyote © Martin Cooper

On the tracks of a coyote by Martin Cooper from Canada has been highly commended in the Urban Wildlife category of Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the international competition recognized as the ‘Oscars’ of nature photography. Martin Cooper’s photograph is among 108 images hand-picked by a jury of industry-recognized experts from a pool of almost 41,000 entries received from 95 countries.

The image features in the critically acclaimed photographic showcase consisting of winning, runner-up and commended photographers at the Natural History Museum (UK), before beginning a national and international tour. More than two-and-a-half million people will have experienced this unique body of work once the tour completes its run.

Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year is co-owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Wildlife Magazine and combines the work of talented young photographers and gifted amateurs with the leading lights of the profession from around the globe.