Who may enter
The competition is open to all photographers worldwide.
The competition is organized by the California Academy of Sciences.
“ Now in its 11th year, BigPicture encourages photographers from around the world to contribute their work to this competition that both celebrates and illustrates the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspires action to protect and conserve it through the power of imagery.
The BigPicture Photo Competition has the following categories:
Art of Nature
Landscapes, Waterscapes, and Flora
2024 Photo Story: Unusual Perspectives
$25 for up to 10 single image submissions in any category
$15 for each 6–8 image Photo Story submission
Grand Prize: $5,000
First Place for each category (7 total): $1,000