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Open from 24 August 2018 to 28 January 2019

Witness nature at its most dramatic, graceful and unexpected with this stunning collection of breathtaking photographs celebrating the natural heritage of the bioregions of Australia and New Zealand, the Antarctic and New Guinea.

This year’s Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition showcases the timing, patience, artistry and technique of professional, emerging and junior photographers as they capture spectacular moments in time.

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All AM Members receive unlimited free entry to this exhibition (no need to pre-book!), so join today! This is one of the many benefits of Membership, including discounts in the AM Store, all Museum events, No. 1 William and more.

Your ticket to Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year includes General Admission to the Australian Museum.

For any questions regarding the exhibition or booking a ticket, please call (02) 9320 6000.

Due to system upgrades, online bookings for Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition tickets are temporarily unavailable. Please purchase your entry tickets to exhibition at the Admission Desk. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Ticket
Price
Adult
$21
Concession
$16
Children (5-15 years)
$4
Children (0-4 years)
FREE
Family (2 Adults, up to 3 children)
$46
Family (1 Adult, up to 3 children)
$25
Members
FREE

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Talks & workshops

Photographer: Justin Gilligan

Night talk with Justin Gilligan

11 October, 5:45pm

Hear Justin Gilligan, AGNPY Nature Photographer of the Year 2017, discuss his career combining photojournalism and marine science.

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Photographer:

Wildlife photography for beginners

14 September, 22 September and 10 November, 2pm – 4:30pm

This hands-on workshop will guide you through the basics of wildlife and nature photography and features live animal models.

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Photographer:

Wildlife photography for enthusiasts

15 September, 4 November and 17 November, 2pm – 4:30pm

This hands-on workshop is ideal for intermediate and enthusiast photographers who are looking to expand their practical knowledge of nature and wildlife photography.

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Blog

The Pollinator by Kim Wormald, featuring New Holland honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae) sitting on top of flax lilies

Interview: Competition judges on the role of nature photography and how you can win next year

A chat with Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018 judges Stanley Breeden and David Evans.

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World map showing locations species information and photographer statements for each of the 99 finalist images.

Interactive map: Finalist images of the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018

Browse the interactive map showing the locations, species information and photographer statements for each of the 99 finalist images.

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Photographer: Justin Gilligan

Interview: Finalist Justin Gilligan

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018 finalist Justin Gilligan reveals his process and the stories behind the images.

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AM Conservator Sheldon Teare prepares a peacock specimen

5 top tips for nature photography walks

Grab your camera and pull on your boots as nature photographer Kirsten Woodforth gives her tips for a great family day out.

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Our partners

Presenting Partner

Coral Expeditions

Major Partner

Digital Camera Warehouse

Supporting Partner

Kent Street Studio

Principal Sponsor

Australian Geographic

Exhibition Producer

South Australian Museum