2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year – Commended Photos

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The Natural History Museum shared the top photos from its 2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. These are the most “commended” entries.

The competition attracted entries from photographers of all ages and experience levels from 93 countries. All were judged anonymously on creativity, originality, and technical excellence. The final winning images will be announced on October 11.

2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Wanted! By Britta Jaschinski, Germany/UK | Highly commended, Photojournalism
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Polar frame by Dmitry Kokh, Russia | Highly commended, Animal Portraits
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Dipper dispute by Heikki Nikki, Finland | Highly commended, Behaviour
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The lost floods by Jasper Doest, The Netherlands | Highly commended, Wetlands – The Bigger Picture
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Life and death in fur farming by Jo-Anne McArthur, Canada | Highly commended, Photojournalism
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The disappearing giraffe by Jose Fragozo, Portugal | Highly commended, Natural Artistry
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The snow stag by Joshua Cox, UK | Highly commended, 10 Years and Under
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Burrow mates by Morgan Heim, USA | Highly commended, Animals in their Environment
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The right look by Richard Robinson, New Zealand | Highly commended, Animal Portraits
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
The octopus case by Samuel Sloss, Italy/USA | Highly commended, 15-17 Years
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Just one day’s catch by Srikanth Mannepuri, India | Highly commended, Oceans: The Bigger Picture
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Sloth dilemma by Suzi Eszterhas, USA | Highly commended, Urban Wildlife
2022 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Underwater wonderland by Tiina Törmänen, Finland | Highly commended, Under Water

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London. All photos are individually credited and provided courtesy Wildlife Photographer of the Year