February 21, 2024

European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2024

Deadline: March 1, 2024

Who may enter
The competition is open to photographers living in Europe.

Short description

The competition is organized by the German Society for Nature Photography.

The competition aims to illustrate the high quality and specific style of European wildlife photography through excellent pictures from Europe and all over the world. It also seeks to promote awareness for nature conservation through the means of photography.

There are 11 categories:

1/ Birds
2/ Mammals
3/ Other Animals
4/ Plants & Fungi
5/ Landscape
6/ The Underwater World
7/ Man and Nature
8/ Nature‘s Studio
9/ Young Photographers
10/ Rewilding Europe Award
11/ Fritz Pölking Prize and Fritz Pölking Junior Prize – story and portfolio

Entry fee
The entry fee is 35 €.
Youth category – entry is free.

Prizes
• European Wildlife Photographer of the Year – 3,000 €
• Fritz Pölking Prize – 2,000 €
• Fritz Pölking Junior Prize – 1,500 € and merchandise voucher worth 500 €
• Rewilding Europe Award  – 1,000 €
• Winners of categories 1-8: 1st place – 800 €; 2nd place – 500 €
• Youth category: 1st place – 200 €; 2nd place – 100 €

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