2012 awards ceremony
The fabulous 2012 awards ceremony was held at the Natural History Museum on 17 October. Its hosts were photographer and film-maker Yann Arthus-Bertrand and TV presenter Philippa Forrester. It was attended by the competition award-winners, international nature photographers and industry leaders.
Enjoy the highlights in our slideshow. Hover over the image to read captions.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is co-owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.