Kate Middleton to announce victor of wildlife photography award

  • Kate Middleton to announce victor of wildlife photography award

Kate Middleton to announce victor of wildlife photography award

Winners were selected from a shortlist of 100 images and will be exhibited at the Natural History Museum in London before embarking on a United Kingdom and worldwide tour. It seems a pertinent image for the times as people around the world yearn to hug loved ones they're separated from during the global coronavirus pandemic.

He was rewarded with the prestigious prize on Tuesday, according to a press release from the Natural History Museum, which runs the competition.

"I'm delighted to be announcing the Grand Title victor of the fifty-sixth Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition", Kate, who wore a tailored black pantsuit from her wedding dress designer Alexander McQueen, said. She dressed sharply in a black blazer, top, and slacks.

The virtual ceremony will take place in the United Kingdom on Tuesday 13th October from 8pm (Wednesday morning Australian time).

Winners of other categories include Paul Hilton's picture of a young pig-tailed macaque, which scooped the Wildlife Photojournalist Story Award, and Frank Deschandol's remarkable photo of two wasps, which topped the Behavior: Invertebrate category.

The Duchess is Patron of the Natural History Museum.

The victor has been selected from over 49,000 entries from around the world by a panel of worldwide experts, this year's winning images will be exhibited at the Natural History Museum on 16 October 2020 before touring across the United Kingdom and internationally.

"It is so wonderful to be back at the reopened Natural History Museum, where we can all enjoy its treasures once again", Kate says in the teaser.