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logo: British Wildlife Photography AwardsBritish Wildlife Photography Awards - The leading competition for British wildlife photography


The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2018 are now open for entries.


Little owl by Ian Watson (BWPA)All ages are welcome. Whether a characterful animal portrait, interesting behaviour, animals in their habitat, the secret world in the undergrowth, coastal and marine creatures, or atmospheric woodland scenes we want to see your pictures and films. Help us raise awareness about our wonderful natural heritage and encourage discovery and conservation.


Be part of a competition and community that is supported by the UK's major conservation charities and celebrates excellence in wildlife photography.

Little Owl by Ian Watson

What can you win?

Win a prestigious award and prize from a prize fund worth up to 20,000, including 5,000 cash for the overall winner and camera kit from lead sponsor Canon, vouchers towards clothing and holidays.

New this year: Wildlife Worldwide are delighted to be sponsoring the Habitat category in the BWPA and will provide the lucky winner with a place on one of their dedicated wildlife photography tours full details of the prize to be announced soon.

Your photos could be featured in a touring exhibition launching in London that reaches millions across the UK through National Media and a beautiful book published by Ammonite Press.


CJS is delighted to be sponsoring the Botanical Britain category once again. This category includes botanical subjects photographed in Britain, including: trees, plants, flowers, fungi and algae. Capture the essence, beauty and diversity of the botanical world, whether close-up, macro or as part of a wider scene.

Read about the categories here.


Be inspired by recent winners, photos and videos 

Enter now: Read the rules and submit your entries at www.bwpawards.org.uk


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