Environmental Photographer of the Year 2022



31 August 2022

Who may enter
The competition is open to all international photographers, both amateur and professional, and of all ages.

Short description
The contest is organized by The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) in partnership with WaterBear

Now in its 15th year, this annual competition will continue to spotlight the most inspirational environmental photography from across the globe and to provide an international platform to raise awareness for the environmental issues that put our planet at risk.

The award celebrates challenging, beautiful, and powerful images that encourage humanity to take care of our environment.

All photographs submitted must have been taken after 1 January 2021.

Each entrant may submit a maximum of three photos.

Previous winners

Photo Photo by Antonio Aragón Renuncio / Winner 2021

Photo by SL Shanth Kumar / Winner 2019

Previous winners

Photo by Quoc Nguyen Linh Vinh  / Winner 2017

Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.

• Environmental Photographer of the Year:  £5,000 cash prize 
• Young Environmental Photographer of the Year: Nikon Z Camera + two Nikkor lenses 

• Additional £1,000 cash prizes are awarded in the following four categories:
Vision of the Future
Recovering Nature
Keeping 1.5 Alive
Adapting for Tomorrow

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.