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Environmental Photographer of the Year 2023



Posted on 3 July 2023

30 August 2023

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).

“ Now in its 16th year, The Environmental Photographer of the Year competition showcases the most inspirational environmental photography from around the world. The award celebrates humanity’s ability to survive and innovate and showcases thought-provoking images that call attention to our impact and inspire us to live sustainably. 

All photographs submitted must have been taken after 1 January 2022.

Each entrant may submit a maximum of three photos.

Previous winners

Photo by Mehdi Mohebi Pour / Winner 2022

Photo Photo by Antonio Aragón Renuncio / Winner 2021

Photo by SL Shanth Kumar / Winner 2019

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.