Photo by Greg Lecoeur (detail)

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2020

Exhibition dates:

Friday 28 August - Sunday 15 November

The South Australian Museum, in partnership with Australian Geographic, has announced the 2020 shortlist of images for the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition.

The Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition celebrates the natural heritage of the Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea bioregions each year.

This prestigious competition, run by the South Australian Museum, is now in its 15th year and continues to showcase for the unique flora, fauna and landscapes of this part of the world. Each year photographers of all ages, skill levels, and nationalities submit images of fauna, flora or landscapes in Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the New Guinea regions.

The competition is comprised of ten categories including Animal Behaviour, Animal Habitat, Animal Portrait, Botanical, Junior, Landscape, Monochrome, Our Impact, Threatened Species and the Portfolio Prize.   

On Thursday 27 August the overall winner as well as category winners and runners-up will be announced at the South Australian Museum. 

The resulting exhibition will open at the South Australian Museum on Friday 28 August and run until Sunday 15 November. The Australian Museum in Sydney will also host the exhibition as part of their grand opening in October 2020.  

View the shortlisted entries here.

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