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CIWEM Environmental Photographer Of The Year - CIWEM have teamed up with Atkins to bring you this year's Environmental Photographer competition.
The competition showcases the very best in environmental photography and video. The competition is for applicants of all abilities and ages, and provides an opportunity to share images of environmental and social issues.
CIWEM (Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management) aim to enhance the understanding of causes, consequences and solutions to climate change and social inequality.
Entries selected from an open submission process will be displayed in an exhibition in London.
Entries are judged on impact, composition, originality and technical ability and previous entries
have examined issues such as innovation, sustainable development, biodiversity, poverty, climate
change, human rights, culture, natural disasters and population growth.
This year CIWEM are working with Atkins, one of the world's leading engineering and design consultancies.
The selection panel for the 2012 competition will include Nick Reeves OBE, Executive Director
CIWEM and Nick Roberts, Director Water & Environment Atkins. Additional selectors, specialists in the environmental and photographic fields, will be announced shortly.
During the exhibition the following prizes will be awarded:
Environmental Photographer of the Year £5000
Young Environmental Photographer of the Year (Under 18) £1000
Environmental Video of the Year £1000
Open to all photographers, professional and amateur alike, the competition encourages entries
that are contemporary, creative, resonant, original and beautiful. Entry is £5 for the first image plus
£1 per image up to a maximum of 10. Entry for registered students is free.
The deadline is 31st December 2012. For more details and to enter online, visit the Environmental Photographer of the Year website.