7 Feb 2020

Top wildlife photography judge on capturing 'the one'

From Nine To Noon, 10:05 am on 7 February 2020
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019
Grand title winner

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 Grand title winner Photo: Yongqing Bao, China

What is it that you need to snap that perfect wildlife image and how is that determined in the judging room?

Wildlife photographer of the year judge of nearly four decades, and chair of the jury, Roz Kidman Cox is an editor and writer specialising in wildlife and environmental issues, with a particular interest in photography.

She's also a previous editor of BBC Wildlife magazine for more than 20 years. She now project manages, edits and writes photography led books, including BBC Books' Frozen Planet, Life, Planet Earth and Light on the Earth. She is also an affiliate of the International League of Conservation Photographers and was awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year's Honours for her services to conservation.

She talks to Lynn Freeman,

You can be part of the longest-running nature photography competition in the world by visiting Auckland Museum between Friday 28 Feb - Sunday 10 May 2020 for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition.

Roz Kidman Cox

Roz Kidman Cox Photo: supplied