Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) Competition

Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) Competition 2022 for Photographers Around the World | £5,000 cash prize

Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) 2022 Competition is now accepting entries from professional and amateur photographers of all ages from all over the world. The deadline for the submission of entries is August 31, 2022.

Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) Competition

The Environmental Photographer of the Year competition, which is now in its 15th year, showcases the most inspiring environmental photography from around the world.

The prize recognises humanity’s ability to endure and innovate, as well as images that draw attention to our impact and inspire us to live more sustainably.

The Environmental Photographer of the Year competition supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals’ urgent calls to action, recognising the intricate interconnected nature of development, poverty reduction, equality, security, and climate action, as well as the unprecedented effort required from all sectors of society to address the defining issues of our time.

Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) Competition Categories

  • Environmental Photographer of the Year
  • Young Environmental Photographer of the Year
  • Vision of the Future
  • Recovering Nature
  • Keeping 1.5 Alive
  • Adapting for Tomorrow

Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) Competition Eligibility

  • Open to photographers from around the world.
  • Anyone born on or after August 31, 2001 is automatically entered into the Young Environmental Photographer of the Year category. For entrants under 18 parental permission must be received from the parent or guardian of the photographer. Proof of age may be required after your submission has been completed.
  • You may enter previously published photos, but do not enter photos that have already received an award or recognition in another international photography competition.

Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) Competition Prizes

  • Environmental Photographer of the Year: This category is open to professional and amateur photographers of all ages, from all over the world. The winner will receive a £5,000 cash prize in addition to an interview in CIWEM’s Environment Magazine, a profile on WaterBear’s website, and a feature on Nikon Europe’s website.
  • Young Environmental Photographer of the Year: This category recognises rising talent and is open to photographers aged 21 years or younger. The winner will receive a Z Series Mirrorless camera and two NIKKOR Z lenses of their choosing, as well as an interview in CIWEM’s Environment Magazine and a feature on the Waterbear and Nikon platforms.
  • Additional £1,000 cash prizes are awarded in the following four categories:
    • Vision of the Future
    • Recovering Nature
    • Keeping 1.5 Alive
    • Adapting for Tomorrow

How to Enter the Environmental Photographer of the Year (EPOTY) Competition

The competition closes on August 31, 2022. If any of your photographs are selected for publication, you will be contacted in early November regarding next steps. The winners and shortlisted entrants will be announced in late November.

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