About the competition



Now in its fifty-fifth instalment, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the longest running and most prestigious photographic event of its kind in the world.

Each year, it attracts tens of thousands of entries from almost 100 countries.

Owned by the Natural History Museum, Wildlife Photographer of the Year presents an attractive proposition for corporate partners that share the Museum's principles and values.

Associate Sponsor


Ørsted, is proud to return for a sixth year as sponsor of Wildlife Photographer of the Year, and for a third year as partner of the Generate: Scientists of the Future programme, which is helping to shape school pupils’ attitudes to and aspirations in science.

Ørsted is a renewable energy company that is taking tangible action to create a world that runs entirely on green energy. Its name pays tribute to Danish scientist Hans Christian Ørsted, whose curiosity, dedication and interest in nature led to his discovery of electromagnetism in 1820, which paved the way for how electricity is generated today. The company is undertaking a truly green transformation, having divested its oil and gas production business as well as committing to phasing out coal from its power stations worldwide.

Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted builds and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants and provides energy products to its customers. Ørsted is a significant investor in the UK, which is the company's largest market for offshore wind power.


For more information on Ørsted, visit www.orsted.co.uk.


Associate Sponsor

Panasonic and LUMIX

Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions for customers in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B businesses. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2018, the company has expanded globally and now operates 591 subsidiaries and 88 associated companies worldwide. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for its customers.

Since the first LUMIX digital single lens mirrorless camera, the LUMIX G1, was launched in 2008, Panasonic is the only manufacturer to have devoted 10 years to the development of this innovative camera system. Panasonic will continue to focus on developing high-end digital cameras that meet the stringent standards of professional photographers and video creators.


For more information about Panasonic’s cutting-edge digital cameras, visit www.panasonic.co.uk/lumix