Copyright: The Copyright for each image entered will remain with the submitting photographer. By entering the Bug Photography Awards and submitting your photograph(s), you hereby grant Photocrowd Ltd, Buglife and the awards sponsors a non-exclusive, irrevocable license to use your photograph(s) for any purpose connected with the Bug Photography Awards, including (but not limited to), promoting the Awards within printed and online media, the inclusion within printed and digital versions of any Awards book, the inclusion within printed and digital versions of any Awards calendar or other merchandise, display at exhibitions, use in press, promotional and marketing materials, social media networks and for the promotion of any future photographic competition in both print and online media.
Entry fee: From £6 per image, From £6 per image
Entry deadline: 5th September 2021
Who can enter: Open to all photographers, worldwide.
The overall winner will receive a cash prize of £2,500
1st place in all categories will win a £250 GBP cash prize.
• Arachnids • Beetles • Dragonflies and Mayflies • Flies, Bees, Ants and Wasps • Butterflies and Moths • Snails and Slugs • All The Other Bugs • Extreme Close-up • Bug Homes
Online submission of digital images via the website. All photographers can enter up to 8 images in each of the 9 categories.
Image requirements: at least 2,500 pixels on the shortest side after any cropping. RGB or sRGB colour profiles. Adjustment to levels, curves, colour balance, colour saturation, dodging and burning, selective adjustments using layers and blemish and dust spot removal are all examples of acceptable manipulation.