Wildlife - Professional

King in snare.

Gary Roberts
UK

Nominee

"King in snare."
A wire snare cuts deep into a wild African lions neck. Following discovery this lion was located and treated by park authorities. Poaching by snaring has dramatically increased in recent years.

Biography: Gary Roberts , a member of the NUJ , is a freelance photographer based in Manchester covering assignments throughout the UK and overseas. Trained at Speos ( Paris Photographic Institute ) Assignments have been undertaken in Macedonia , Bosnia, South Africa, Korea, USA , Romania, Tanzania and Ghana. Clients include National and International Press as well as NGOs and companies. Photography Awards include; 1994 Apprentices at Work in France Photography Awards 1997 Transport Photographer of the Year Runner UP 1998 BT North West Of England Press and Broadcast awards Highly Commended 2001...

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