|Deadline: April 1st, 2011|
For the 11th time the GDT (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen e.V.) invites amateurs and professionals from all over Europe to participate in this event. There we will be cash prizes for the winners as well as the runners-up of each category. The overall winner will receive a cheque for €2,000. All photographers whose pictures are selected will receive the exhibition catalogue. The overall winner as well as the winners and runners-up in each category will receive free tickets for the International Nature Photography Festival in Lünen.
3) Other Animals
4) Plants & Fungi
1-5: Entries in these categories should highlight the beauty and importance of wild animals, plants and landscapes. They may show anything from details to groups, portraits or overviews, behaviour, dramatic action, rare species or common ones, wild habitats or ecosystems. Abstract and innovative approaches to the subject are welcome.
6) The Underwater World: Pictures, which must have been taken under water, may illustrate any marine or freshwater subject.
7) Man & Nature: Photos in this category should illustrate the positive or negative influence of man on nature.
8 ) Nature’s Studio: Colours, shape and patterns in nature above mere documentation. This category is open to images expressing the photographer’s aesthetic view and individual impression of nature and may also reveal experimental ways of approaching the subject.
The participation fee is 20 Euros.