DEADLINE: Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Event Date: 
December 8, 2022

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the (London, UK) Natural History Museum's annual competition and exhibition highlighting the unique and beautiful relationship between photography, science and art.

What began in 1965 as a magazine competition with just 361 entries has blossomed into one of the world's most prestigious photography awards, with over 45,000 entries each year and a touring exhibition seen by millions around the globe.

Find out everything you need to know about entering photos into the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition and submit your photos. Whether you shoot in the wilderness or at the heart of an urban environment, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is open to everyone. If you will be 17 years old or under on 8 December 2022, please read the rules for the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Deadline: 8 December 2022 (11.30am GMT).

Begin your entry to the competition at www.wpy-entry.com.

Read on for information and tips to help you with your entry into the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Be sure to also read the rules before submitting your photos.

The competition rules have been translated into 15 languages, read the translated rules here.

Enter the competition for a chance to:

  • win cash prizes
  • see your image premiered in a breathtaking exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London before it embarks on a global tour, reaching an audience of millions
  • enjoy extensive international media coverage and public exposure of your image through the Wildlife Photographer of the Year online community
  • attend the glittering Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards ceremony, hosted in the Natural History Museum's iconic building in London

 

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