The first award-winning images from this years Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition are released as tickets for the exhibition go on sale. A programme of special events, including photography masterclasses and portfolio reviews, has also been announced.
Bernardo Cesare captured his image Kaleidoscope in India while examining granulite rock from a working quarry. It depicts a crystal formation from a geological event half a billion years ago.
Young photographer Marc Montes took Snake-eyes while trekking through the forest in the Val d’Aran, Northern Spain.
A lone bat occupies a destroyed German WWII bunker in a remote forest in Poland in Winter hang-out by Łukasz Bożycki.