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Dates: 09/12/2013 - 27/02/2014
For 50 years, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition has championed honest and ethical wildlife photography, while pushing the boundaries of artistic freedom, technical skill and narrative excellence. This is your chance to be a part of our future.
Take part in the 50th competition to be part of a much-loved competition that recognises, rewards and celebrates the work of both emerging talent and established professionals worldwide. Take centre stage at the glittering 50th Wildlife Photography of the Year awards ceremony held within the iconic surroundings of the Natural History Museum. See your image premiered in the breath-taking exhibition at the Museum before it is then toured worldwide reaching an audience of millions. Enjoy extensive media coverage and the public exposure of your image through the WPY online community and much more…
The Adult Competition consists of ten (10) Single Image Categories and four (4) Special Award Categories:
(iii) Amphibians and Reptiles
(v) Plants and Fungi
(vi) Underwater Species
(vii) Earth’s Environments
(viii) World in Our Hands
(ix) Black and White
(x) Natural Design
(xi) Special Award: Rising Star Portfolio Award
(xii) Special Award: TIMElapse Award
(xiii) Special Award: Wildlife Photojournalist of the Year Award
(xiv) Special Award: Wildlife Photographer of the Year Portfolio Award
There are three age groups categories as well as a special award for young entrants.
1. 10 Years and Under
2. 11-14 Years
3. 15-17 Years
4. NEW special interactive award: WILD-I – one submission per entrant of six still images and up to 150 words of text plus an optional 90 seconds of moving image
Entrants are required to report on the natural world in a way that is both creative and honest. Images entered must not attempt to deceive the viewer or misrepresent the reality of nature.
For more information, eligibility, prizes and terms and conditions go to - www.wildlifephotographeroftheyear.com