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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016

Are you ready for the fifty-second Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition? The 2016 competition is now open for entries until 25 February 2016.

Judges are looking for outstanding images that raise awareness of nature's beauty and fragility, while also championing the highest ethical standards in wildlife photography. From intimate animal portraits to atmospheric landscapes, groundbreaking photojournalism to innovative technique, the 2016 jury wants to see it all.

Enter now and join the legacy.

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

Enter the competition for a chance to:

be part of an internationally renowned competition that recognises, rewards and celebrates the work of emerging talent and established professionals
take centre stage at the glittering Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards ceremony, held within the iconic Natural History Museum building in London
see your image premiered in a breathtaking exhibition at the Museum before it embarks on a global tour, reaching an audience of millions
enjoy extensive media coverage and public exposure of your image through the Wildlife Photographer of the Year online community

Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards

For photographers aged 18 or over

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Best Single Image

£10,000, trophy and personalised certificate

Wildlife Photographer Portfolio Award

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

Wildlife Photojournalist: Photo 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

Adult category finalists

personalised certificate
invitation to the awards ceremony in London

For young photographers aged 17 and under

Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Best Single Image

£1,000, trophy and personalised certificate
Canon photography equipment

Young category winners

Canon photography equipment
personalised certificate
trip to London for awards ceremony

Young category finalists

personalised certificate
invitation to the awards ceremony in London

Eligibility:

The Competition comprises an Adult Competition open to photographers aged 18 and over, and a Young Competition open to photographers aged 17 and under.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

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Theme:

Landscape Macro/Micro Nature Open Theme Multi-categories Other Panoramic Wildlife Underwater Aerial Environmental Urban