Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2023
Opens16 Oct 2023
Deadline7 Dec 2023
- Topics Awards, Contemporary Issues, Documentary, Landscape, Nature & Environment
Wildlife Photographer of the Year aims to tell stories of a planet under pressure, using photography as a tool to advance scientific knowledge, spread awareness of important issues and nurture a global love for nature.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year exists to showcase the very best nature photography and to use it to empower people to protect the planet and the species we share it with. The initiative of The Natural History Museum in the UK focus on reaching new audiences and raising awareness for vulnerable species and global environmental issues.
The competition consists of 16 categories listed on their website. Applicants can submit a maximum of twenty five (25) photographs in total regardless of how many of the categories they submit entries for. Images must be submitted as JPEGs with captions. Photographers are encouraged to provide informative but concise captions – a maximum of 2,500 characters.
The entry fee is £30. There is a fee waiver for certain countries listed on their website. The cost increases to £35 in the last week of the entry period, from 11.30 on 30 November 2023.
About The Natural History Museum
The Museum is a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre with more than 80 million objects spanning billions of years. Using their unique collections and unrivalled expertise, NHM tackles the biggest challenges facing the world today and welcomes more than five million visitors annually.