Daily Mail’s Great British Wildlife Competition Judging Panel includes Gray Levett and Simon Stafford

Gray Levett and Simon Stafford are on the judging panel of the Daily Mail’s Great British Wildlife Competition

On Saturday 17th May 2014, The Daily Mail launched their Great British Wildlife Challenge on the front cover of their Weekend magazine.


​The winner will receive a £1,000 prize package!

Among the seven on the judging panel are our very own Gray Levett, founder of Grays of Westminster and editor of Nikon Owner magazine and Simon Stafford, technical editor of Nikon Owner magazine.


Extract from the Great British Wildlife Photography Challenge article, pages 12-13

The other judges are:


She has presented BBC’s Countryfile for the past five years and co-hosted global wildlife extravaganza Planet Earth Live.


Graduated from children’s nature programme The Really Wild Show to become a stalwart of the BBC’s Springwatch and Autumnwatch.


Chris presented nature photography series Wild Shots on Channel 4 before joining Springwatch and is also vice-president of the RSPB.


Well known to TV audiences for presenting Springwatch until 2011 and more recently Lambing Live, Kate has her own smallholding in Wales.


He has more than 1,000 TV shows to his name, but adventurer and naturalist Steve is best known for his Deadly 60 show, for which he won two BAFTAs.

Included in the four-page article is the remarkable shot of a squirrel by wildlife photographer Will Nicholls who was featured in Issue 40 of Nikon Owner magazine.

Also appearing in the article are awe-inspiring wildlife shots by Simon Stafford who is not only on the judging panel, but he will also accompany the winner of the competition on a three-day workshop next March in the Bavaria National Forest Park for a masterclass in photographing lynx, Eurasian brown bears, wolves and elk.

Details on how to enter the competition are given here:



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