Young competition


Calling all photographers aged 17 and under. We discover, encourage and reward the next generation of aspiring nature photographers and wildlife ambassadors, so show us life through your lens and make your mark on the world of nature photography. 

The 2016 competition is now open. 

Key dates

Competition closes on 25 February 2016 at 11.30 GMT.
Original and high-resolution files requested from 29 March until 11.30 GMT 8 April 2016.  
Winners will be contacted by 13 May 2016.


There are three age group categories for photographers aged 17 and under.


Read the rules before entering the competition and submitting images.

Translations of young categories and rules

Available to download in 12 languages.

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