BigPicture Open Call 2023

  • Opens
    1 Dec 2022
  • Deadline
    1 Mar 2023
  • Link
  • Entry fee
    $15 / $25
  • Author
  • Topics Awards, Daily Life, Nature & Environment

BigPicture is open to all photography enthusiasts and professionals alike worldwide to compete for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize.


Now in its 10th year, BigPicture encourages photographers from around the world to contribute their work to this competition that both celebrates and illustrates the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspires action to protect and conserve it through the power of imagery.

Chaired by award-winning conservation photographer Suzi Eszterhas, BigPicture welcomes high-quality nature, wildlife and conservation images and is open to all photographers around the world.

Practical Info

Each photographer can enter photos as follows: $25 for up to 10 single image submissions in any category. ‍ $15 for each 6–8 image Photo Story submission. Entrants are limited to up to 10 image submissions per registered email address and may register an unlimited number of email addresses. Entry fees must be received by the competition deadline (extended to March 1, 2023) to be eligible to win.

Organized by the California Academy of Sciences, the BigPicture Photo Competition begins at 12:00 am North American Pacific Standard Time (PST) on December 1, 2022 and closes at 11:59 pm North American Pacific Standard Time (PST) on March 1, 2023.

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BigPicture Open Call 2023

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