The Natural History Museum’s 58th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition has just opened for entries from photographers of all ages, nationalities and levels.

‘The healing touch’ by Brent Stirton (South Africa), winner of the Photojournalist Story Award in the 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. © Brent Stirton

The world’s oldest and most prestigious wildlife photography competition provides a global showcase for nature photography and environmental photojournalism. Entry fees will be waived for 50 countries to further encourage submissions from global regions that are currently under-represented in the annual competition. Submissions will close on Thursday 9 December 2021 at 11.30am GMT. Click here for entry details plus information about competition rules and prizes.