Open to all professional and amateur, national and international photographers of all ages, the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography and film. The competition encourages entries that are contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful, but most of all, pictures that will inspire people around the world to start taking care of our environment.
7 April 2015
The competition’s overall theme is social and natural issues of the environment. There are two main categories for submissions, Still Photography and Film.
The works will be displayed at the Royal Geographical Society in London in June 2015, followed by a tour to forest venues nationally, supported by Forestry Commission England.
Prizes for the 2015 competition include:
Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year: £5000
Atkins CIWEM Young Environmental Photographer of the Year (Under 25): £1000
Atkins CIWEM Environmental Film of the Year: £1000
Atkins Cityscape Prize: £1000
Forestry Commission England Exhibition Award: one photographer will be invited to exhibit a solo show at one of England’s public forests
The competition is open to all professional and amateur, national and international photographers of all ages. Entrants are invited to submit up to 10 still photographs or films.