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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2015

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Categories:

  • 1. Mammals
  • 2. Birds
  • 3. Amphibians and Reptiles
  • 4. Invertebrates
  • 5. Plants and Fungi
  • 6. Underwater Species
  • 7. Earth’s Environments
  • 8. Black and White
  • 9. Natural Design
  • 10. NEW special award: TIMElapse
  • 11. World in Our Hands
  • 12. Special award: Wildlife Photojournalist of the Year
  • 13. Special award: Rising Star Portfolio Award (aged 18 to 25)
  • 14. NEW special award: Wildlife Photographer of the Year Portfolio Award (aged 26 and over)

Awards:

  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Best Single Image – £10,000 and trophy
  • Adult category winner – £1,250 and medal
  • Special award: Wildlife Photographer of the Year Rising Star Portfolio Award winner – £1,750 and trophy
  • Special award: TimeLapse winner – £2,000 and trophy
  • Special award:  Wildlife Photojournalist of the Year Award winner – £2,500 and trophy
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Best Portfolio winner – £7,500 and trophy
  • Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year – £1,000 and trophy
  • Young category winner – £500 and medal
  • Special interactive award winner: WILD-I – £750 and medal

There is also a Young Competition for those under 17.

No farm animals, family pets, and/or cultivated plants. Each entrant may submit a maximum of twenty (20) images into the Adult Competition.

Judging criteria: artistic merit, freshness of composition, technical proficiency, and innovation

Image requirements: JPEGs, saved at a high quality setting of at least 8 in Photoshop, Adobe RGB (1998), and at 1920 pixels along the longest dimension. No borders, watermarks or signatures should be included. Digital adjustments including tone and contrast, burning, dodging, cropping, sharpening, noise reduction, minor cleaning work, HDR, stitched panoramas, focus stacking using multiple exposure taken at the same location at the same time are permitted providing that they are reported within the caption information and comply with the Competition’s principles of authenticity so that they do not deceive the viewer or misrepresent the reality of nature.

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