Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019

Description

Deadline
13th December 2018

Who may enter
The competition is open to amateur and professional photographers worldwide.

Description
The competition is organized by the Natural History Museum in London.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year calls on photographers worldwide to put nature in the frame. Whether you're young, old, professional or amateur, we'd like to see work that raises awareness of the beauty and fragility of the natural world.

The competition comprises an Adult Competition open to photographers aged 18 and over, and a Young Competition open to photographers aged 17 and under.

• Adult competition

There are 16 adult categories:

Animals in Their Environment
Animal Portraits
Behaviour: Amphibians and Reptiles
Behaviour: Birds
Behaviour: Invertebrates
Behaviour: Mammals
Plants and Fungi
Underwater
Urban Wildlife
Earth’s Environments
Black and White
Creative Visions
Wildlife Photojournalism
Wildlife Photojournalist Photo Story Award
Rising Star Portfolio Award (ages 18 to 26)
Wildlife Photographer Portfolio Award (ages 27 and over)

• Young competition
Images can range from animal portraiture, action or behaviour, as well as the wider habitats of wildlife, to artistic interpretations of the natural world. They will be judged on their quality, style and originality.

To see winning images, visit Gallery 2018: Adult Awards and Young Awards

Entry fees
The Adult Competition: £30.
The Young Competition: entry is free.

Prizes

A. For photographers aged 18 or over

Wildlife Photographer of the Year
£10,000, trophy and personalised certificate

Wildlife Photographer Portfolio Award
£2,500 and personalised certificate
trip to London to attend the awards ceremony

Wildlife Photojournalist Photo Story Award
£2,500 and personalised certificate
trip to London to attend the awards ceremony

Rising Star Portfolio Award
£1,500 and personalised certificate
trip to London to attend the awards ceremony

Adult category winners
£1,250 and personalised certificate
trip to London to attend the awards ceremony

B. For photographers aged 17 and under

Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year
£1,000, trophy and personalised certificate

Website
Please visit http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/wpy/competition.html to learn more about the competition.