We're looking for any photo that you think is relevant to CJS, your fellow readers and other professionals working across all of the the countryside, conservation, ecology, wildlife, environmental education, arboriculture sectors. More detail on the categories and prizes here.
We're suggesting categories each month to guide you although you may enter photos on any subject.
The August suggested category is: British Countryside
not necessarily looking for the most perfect, most technically accurate
image (although nice clear pictures are usually better than fuzzy ones!)
but those that reflect our glorious countryside and all that goes with
working in the management of landscapes, with wildlife, in education
everything that is part and parcel of daily life. We want to see the
best (smiling visitors on sunny days), the worst (sodden waterproofs,
overflowing wellies and wall still only half built), the wonderful (that
elusive moment as an otter slips into the water), the incredible
(dandelion seeds floating in a clear blue sky) and the humorous (the
perfectly placed background poledriver) that capture life working in the
This month (August) the prize is Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a subscription-only quarterly magazine, widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. Written by acknowledged experts and practitioners, each issue contains 3-4 lead articles which focus on a wide range of topics, using up-to-date case studies to support novel practical solutions. Additional information, including costings, materials and equipment, is also presented in easy-to-follow boxes and diagrams. Each issue of CLM also contains other regular features including, events listings, new products, topical comment and more!
As well as the monthly prizes there are four over all prizes. The winner
will receive an invitation to the gala opening of the
Photography Awards 2020. We have runners up prizes of a year's
membership of Society of
International Nature & Wildlife Photographers a bundle of birdwatching books.
These are chosen by the CJS Team however we are also going to open the
floor to readers with a Readers Choice photo which will win a year's
subscription to BBC Wildlife magazine.
As well as the monthly prizes there are four over all prizes. The winner will receive an invitation to the gala opening of the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2020. We have runners up prizes of a year's membership of Society of International Nature & Wildlife Photographers a bundle of birdwatching books. These are chosen by the CJS Team however we are also going to open the floor to readers with a Readers Choice photo which will win a year's subscription to BBC Wildlife magazine.
the Full rules are here - please read them before sending your photos, we'll assume you have.
Be a responsible photographer:
In May 2019, the UK National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU) launched a new social media crime prevention campaign titled Undisturbed calling on all UK wildlife photographers and drone operators to ensure the welfare of wild animals while photographing or filming them. The initiative runs until 1st November.
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