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logo: BWPABritish Wildlife Photography Awards 2017


CALL FOR ENTRIES: The 2017 Competition is Open for Entries 


Your chance to win a prestigious award, cash prize of £5,000 and opportunity to reach millions through national exposure. Help raise awareness about British wildlife and celebrate our natural heritage. Winners and commended entrants will have their work showcased in a touring exhibition and stunning book, and will be invited to an exclusive Awards ceremony in London.

The £20,000 prize fund includes the latest camera kit from lead sponsor Canon.  (If we weren't sponsoring I'd be entering – that's a very nice piece of kit! Ed.)

 Image: Cornish Thrift, Ross Hoddinott / BWPA

The awards recognise the talents of photographers practising in Britain whilst also highlighting the great wealth and diversity of British natural history. A celebration of British wildlife as well as a showcase for photographers and videographers, both amateur and professional.

Image: Cornish Thrift, Ross Hoddinott / BWPA


Categories Details Here

There are fifteen separate categories including animal behaviour, urban wildlife, habitat, animal portraits, marine life, the hidden secret world that lies in the undergrowth and a special award for wildlife in HD Video. Also two junior categories - to encourage young people to connect with nature through photography.

CJS is delighted to be sponsoring the Botanical Britain category once again.


Wildlife in HD Video.

In addition to still photography there is a great opportunity to capture wildlife in action and win an amazing prize. Be inspired by the video winner and commended entries in 2016.  


Young People’s Awards  WildPix / BWPA, sponsored by RSPB Wildlife Explorers. Details here.

Entry is free for all young photographers with two age groups. 


The competition is open until 3rd June. So what are you waiting for? find out more, check the rules and how to submit your photos here: www.bwpawards.co.uk


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