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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2013

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2013

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The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2013 opens it’s doors for entries soon.

Start taking your wildlife entries for this competition.

Not much time to enter from opening to close dates.

The  competition opens for entries from 7 January to 25 February 2013.

From 7 January to 25 February 2013 amateur and professional photographers alike are able to submit images for 18 categories, with three categories specifically for those aged 17 and under. Last year, the competition received a record 48,000 entries from photographers across 98 countries.

all of whom were wanting to win one of two coveted grand titles, also a share of the £30,000 prize, critical acclaim in the international media and the opportunity for their image to be viewed by millions in an exhibition that debuts at London’s Natural History Museum before touring around the world.

 

About the competition

 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year harnesses the power of photography to promote the discovery, understanding, and responsible enjoyment of the natural world.

Now in its 49th year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition provides a global showcase of the very best nature photography. The competition is co-owned by two UK institutions that pride themselves on revealing and championing the diversity of life on Earth – the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.

Being shortlisted in this competition is something to which photographers across the world aspire. Every year emerging talents compete with established names for a chance to be hailed Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Reasons to enter

  • Compete for one of 2 coveted grand winner titles, plus a share of the £30,000 prize fund.
  • Win a trip to London to attend the exclusive awards night at the Natural History Museum.
  • Be showcased in the world-renowned exhibition and delight millions in venues across 6 continents.
  • Revel in the critical acclaim of the global media spotlight.
  • Be published in a limited-edition hardcover portfolio book

This Years Jury

Ingo Arndt, wildlife photographer (Germany)
Sophie Boulet-Gercourt, executive, Biosphoto (France)
Luciano Candisani, wildlife photojournalist (Brazil)
Tui De Roy, naturalist, wildlife photographer (New Zealand)
Richard Eccleston, Art Editor, BBC Wildlife magazine (UK)
Ruth Eichhorn, Director of Photography, GEO magazine (Germany)
Lisa Lytton, Director, Paraculture Books, Director of Digital Editions, National Geographic Magazine (US)
Koji Nakamura, underwater photographer, President, Japan Underwater Films (Japan)
Elio Lello Piazza, natural history picture editor (Italy)
Anna Sever, director, picture editor, ASA Agency (Spain)
Igor Shpilenok, wildlife photographer (Russia)
Hans Strand, landscape photographer (Sweden)
Jan Vermeer, wildlife photographer (The Netherlands)
Steve Winter, wildlife photojournalist and Director of Media, Panthera (US)Find out more about the 2013 jury

 

Calling all photographers!
The 2013 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is now open for entries.Enter online at www.wildlifephotographeroftheyear.com and take part in one of the world’s most prestigious photography events.

Compete for the coveted titles of Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year and:

• receive a share of the £30,000 prize pot, including £10,000 for the adult overall winner.
• win a trip to London to attend the exclusive awards night at the Natural History Museum.
• revel in the critical acclaim of the global media spotlight.
• be showcased in the Museum’s world renowned exhibition, tour and portfolio book.

Don’t leave it until the last minute – find out how to take part

Closing date: 25 February 2013 

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2013 was last modified: July 18th, 2013 by Cover Images

2 comments

Nice image of a difficult bird to photograph !!

Thanks Alan.

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