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2024 BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition



Posted on 1 December 2023

1 March 2024

Who may enter 
The competition is open to all photographers worldwide.

Short description
The competition is organized by the California Academy of Sciences.

“ Now in its 11th year, BigPicture encourages photographers from around the world to contribute their work to this competition that both celebrates and illustrates the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspires action to protect and conserve it through the power of imagery. 

The BigPicture Photo Competition has the following categories:
Art of Nature
Aquatic Life
Winged Life
Landscapes, Waterscapes, and Flora
Terrestrial Wildlife
2024 Photo Story: Unusual Perspectives

Entry fees
$25 for up to 10 single image submissions in any category
$15 for each 6–8 image Photo Story submission

Grand Prize: $5,000
First Place for each category (7 total): $1,000

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.