Nature Photographer of the Year contest 2017

Close on September 30, 2017
Nature Photographer of the Year contest 2017
Nature Photographer of the Year contest 2017
Territory: North America
Theme(s): Nature
Eligibility: Open to all
Entry: € 10 / € 25
Prize: Cash Prize
"Nature Photographer of the Year" contest 2017 is the new name for the successful Nature Talks Photo Contest. We think NPOTY is a more powerful name. We always have superb entries en they will be judged by famous nature photographers, photo-editors, editors in chief etc. We have 9 categories, a (free) youth categorie and the "Fred Hazelhoff Portfolio Award". Feel free to submit and we hope to see your images between the finalists. Share your passion!

More than € 25.000 in prizes, both cash & product prizes. The overall winner wins € 3.000 cash. We have cash prizes for the overall winner and category winners. Runner-ups will receive products prizes and every finalist gets his or hers image printed in 80 x 120 cm on Xpozer material. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

Nature Talks Photo Festival had his own Nature Talks Photo Contest which is rebranded to the 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' contest -2017 Edition-. The contest is open for nature photographers worldwide, both professional and non-professional, young and old. The competition for the category young photographers is open for youngsters who have not yet turned 18 on 1 November 2017.

The organisation of Nature Talks and the jury are not allowed to participate. Images that are submitted may be taken all over the world.

Competition rules
All images must be made in unrestricted nature. Images of pets, captive animals and cultivated plants are not permitted. Large grazers (cat 8) and wild animals within extensive grazing or safety fences are considered wild and free.

All images show respect for the subject and the environment. Images that were made while disturbing or damaging the environment are not permitted. On suspicion of disturbance or damaging the image will be excluded from participation.

The 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' contest -2017 Edition- consists of nine categories for individual images (adults), a category for young photographers and the Nature Talks Fred Hazelhoff Award for a portfolio.

C1 Birds
C2 Mammals
C3 Other animals
C4 Plants and Fungi
C5 Landscapes
C6 Underwater
C7 Nature Art
C8 Man and Nature
C9 Comedy
C10 Youth 10-17 years
C11 Fred Hazelhoff Award (portfolio)

So, we hope that all nature photographers worldwide will participate in this new contest. We have enough categories that will fit your photographic preferences. Show the world your best pictures and win beautiful prizes in cash and in goods.
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