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2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

The 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest is now accepting submissions. We're looking for spectacular pictures that tell the story of animals, lands, and environments around the world.

Submit your best photos to one of four categories: wildlife, landscapes, aerials, and underwater.

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

The grand-prize winner will receive $7,500. Their winning image will be published in an upcoming issue of National Geographic magazine and featured on the @NatGeo Instagram account.

One first-place winner will be selected from each of the four categories. Each winner will receive $2,500.

Eligibility:

Contest is open only to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

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Theme:

Wildlife Aerial Landscape Underwater