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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022

Description

Published: Wednesday, 29 September 2021

Submissions open:
18 October 2021

Submissions close:
9 December 2021, 11.30am GMT

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.

There are two competitions:

• Adult Competition open to photographers aged 18 and over;
• 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 || Oceans - The Bigger Picture || Plants and Fungi || Natural Artistry || Underwater || Urban Wildlife || Wetlands - The Bigger Picture || Photojournalism || Photojournalist Story Award || Rising Star Portfolio Award (ages 18 to 26) || Portfolio Award (ages 27 and over).

Young competition
Images can cover any aspect of wildlife and the natural world, whether wild plants or animals or their natural environments, or illustrate our interaction with nature, good or bad.



Entry fees
The Adult Competition: £30 / £35
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

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

Photojournalist 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

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.