Exhibitions European Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The GDT demands and fosters nature photography that commits itself equally to authenticity, unconditional nature conservation and artistic quality. On this ground the GDT hosts the renowned competition European Wildlife Photographer of the Year (EWPY). From more than 18 000 entries every year, an international specialist jury selects the ten best images in nine categories as well as the winners of the Fritz Pölking Prize. This exhibitions presents the winning images. Sabine Riewenherm of the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation has been the patron of the competition.

Information about the exhibitions

The exhibitions consist of 89 photographs each. In each category one winning photo and a runner-up as well as eight highly commended images are being presented. In addition there is the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, i.e. the overall winner of the competition and 4 photographs from the Fritz Pölking Prize (FPP).

Number and size of exhibits

Number: 89 photographs
Size: each 100 x 100 cm

Framing and hanging

The photographs of the EWPY exhibition have been printed by means of a digital printing process on 5mm lightweight material and mounted on HALBE frames.
The HALBE frames have two eyelets at the back. Each exhibit weighs 5 kg. Due to this weight, each print should be hung with TWO hooks, ideally using HALBE FIX hooks, but any commercially available picture hangers are also possible.


Carriage costs are borne by the client if not agreed otherwise beforehand, but may be shared with the preceding or succeeding client. 

Weights and measures

(10 fligth cases) 
1. 9 flight cases with exhibits, on wheels, 97 kg each;  |  1.08 m wide, 0.59 m deep and 1.21 m high
2. 1 flight case with roll-up banners on wheels, 53 kg  |  0.96 x 0.62 x 0.39 m  


GDT exhibition management 
Karen Korte 
phone: +49 (0)431-906 63 64