DEADLINE: CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year

Event Date: 
July 17, 2019

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) Environmental Photographer of the Year showcases the very best in environmental photography. Highlighting the terrible impacts being wrought on our planet by its most dominant species the competition also celebrates humanity’s innate ability to survive and innovate, lending hope to us all that we can overcome challenges to live sustainably. The competition supports the urgent calls to action of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and recognises the intricate interconnected nature of development, poverty reduction, equality, security and climate action and the unprecedented effort from all sectors of society needed to tackle the defining issues of our time.

We encourage entries that are contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful, but most of all, images that will inspire people around the world to start taking care of our environment and responsibility for the affect our actions have.

Open for entries to all professional and amateur, national and international photographers of all ages. Deadline: June 30, 2019 extended to Jul 17.

The Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019 will receive a £2,000 cash prize, personalised certificate and spread and interview in one issue of CIWEM’s The Environment Magazine.

The competition also includes a category for Young Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019 (under 21). The winning photographer will receive brand new camera equipment, personalised certificate and an interview in CIWEM’s The Environment Magazine.

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