Nature’s Best Photography Awards 2020
- Grand Prize / The Windland Smith Rice Award: $5,000 USD
- Youth Photographer of the Year Award: $3,000 USD
- Conservation Story Award: $2,000 USD
- Category Winners: $1,000 USD each ($10,000 USD total)
Categories: African Wildlife • Animal Antics • Art In Nature • Birds • Conservation Story • Landscapes • Ocean Views • Outdoor Adventure • Polar Passion • Wildlife • Video.
Judging criteria: Good composition, Originality, Artistic merit, Technical excellence, The story behind the shot
Image requirements: .jpg files from 500 kilobytes up to 5 megabytes in size at about 1000 to 2000 pixels on the longest side; RGB; Normal processing of RAW image files and minor adjustments to color and contrast are acceptable, as is minimal cropping. HDR and focus stacking are permitted as long as all manipulation is disclosed upon entry. If selected, You will be asked to supply High resolution TIFF files and un-altered RAWs or original JPEGs
Online submission of digital photographs via the website. NO IMAGES OF CAPTIVE wildlife!