Outdoor Photographer of the Year
The Outdoor Photographer of the Year (OPOTY) is a prestigious nature and adventure photography contest. Run by Outdoor Photography Magazine, and with a diverse range of categories, this competition attracts adventure and wildlife photographers from all over the world.
The categories in this contest are:
Light on the Land
Live the Adventure
At the Water's Edge
Under Exposed (underwater)
Spirit of Travel
View from Above
Young Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2016 (for ages 18 and under)
The competition is open to both amateur and professional photographers from around the world. The adult categories are open to anyone over the age of 18 at the competition deadline date. The Young Outdoor Photographer of the Year category is open to anyone under the age of 18 at the competition deadline date.
The fee to enter each of the adult categories is £8 for submitting up to eight images. You can enter as many categories as you want, and you can enter each category more than once if you want to submit more than eight images to any particular category, upon payment of the additional fees. The Young Outdoor Photographer of the Year category is free to enter, and the entrants for this category must be under the age of 18 on the competition deadline date.
The prestigious title of Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2017 is given for the photograph, chosen from the adult category winners, that the judges feel is the best single image entered.
The winner will have their photo included in a special touring exhibition, and will also receive the coveted Outdoor Photographer of the Year slate trophy.
The lucky winner of OPOTY 2017 will have the opportunity to assemble, with expert help, their dream collection of Fjällräven kit. They’ll receive a £3,000 Fjällräven Award to get equipment, garments and accessories.
This year there is a new runner-up prize, the recipient of which will receive a Fjällräven Award of £1,000.
Category winners will each receive a superb Fjällräven Kaipak 38 daypack, worth £170, and £200 cash.
Your category winning image will also be included in the OPOTY 2017 book and exhibition, which will take place at The Photography Show at the NEC in Birmingham.
Terms and Conditions
Please visit the contest website for full Terms and Conditions.