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• Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers Award •

Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers

• Deadline: January 31st, 2022⁠ •

• Prize: Publication + Free Membership ⁠•

• Theme: Our World

• Entry Fees: Free •

• REGISTRATION: CLICK HERE TO APPLY


The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers is for pro and enthusiast photographers who enjoy photographing the natural world. Wildlife photographers are devoted to capturing animals in action, such as in-flight, their natural habitats, hunting, eating, fighting, or just simply in their natural environment. Nature photography refers to a wide range of photography taken outdoors and devoted to displaying natural elements such as landscapes, wildlife, plants, and close-ups of natural scenes and textures.

Nature photography tends to put a stronger emphasis on the aesthetic value of the photo than other photography genres, such as photojournalism and documentary photography. Landscape photography is a genre intended to show different spaces within the world, sometimes vast and unending, but other times microscopic.

While many landscape photographers show little or no human activity in their photos, striving to attain 'pure' unsullied landscapes that are normally devoid of human influence, using instead subjects such as strongly defined landforms, weather, and ambient light. Despite this, there is no pure or absolute definition of what makes a landscape in photography, as such it has become a very broad term, encompassing urban, industrial, macro, and Nature photography So: if you have a passion for nature photography If you enjoy sharing your photos and field experience with others If you wish to become a better nature, wildlife and landscape photographer If you wish to enhance your photography skills The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers welcomes you into membership. You will get help and advice from experts many of who are top pro photographers and keen to help others with their photography.


We invite all photographers to get involved and enter this month's 'Our World' photography competition.

Entries have invited that capture the glory of everything that is natural and bright in our stunning world.

We would love to see all kinds of images depicting the color that mother nature provides us all across the globe. Whether it be the Aurora Borealis in the night sky or stunning bright wildlife.

You may like to think of landscapes, seascapes, panoramas, underwater, waterfalls, wildlife, flowers, or whatever your creativity captures in this all-embracing photographic competition. Your images can depict any element of our natural world, though remember that our judges will be looking not only for a strong and interesting narrative but also for the highest technical skills.

*Top Tip*Remember the weather can play an important role in your creations, by introducing atmosphere and drama.


We encourage every creative photographer to enter this competition and share their talents amongst our passionate community.

So what are you waiting for? Get entering...


Enter three images into this competition free of charge - if you would like to enter additional images you may do so for the nominal fee of £2 (GBP) per image. Once you have completed the entry form if you wish to enter more images you will be guided to the payment option for additional images. We look forward to seeing your entries.

Prize

  • One year Free Membership of any of our Societies - which includes: entry to all of our membership only competitions - unrestricted access to our members' photography forum - access to our members-only Facebook group - listing on our directory - qualifications and distinctions through submission of images - the winner will also receive our magazine Professional Imagemaker for 12 months.

  • 2nd and 3rd place - 6 months Free Membership of any of our Societies - which includes: entry to all of our membership only competitions - unrestricted access to our members' photography forum -access to our members-only Facebook group - listing on our directory - qualifications and distinctions through submission of images - the winner will also receive our magazine Professional Imagemaker for 6 months.

The Rules

  • A maximum of three images per entrant are welcome

  • The work must be that of the entrant

  • State which competition name in file or zip file name

  • No entry will be eligible that has been made under the supervision of an instructor or as a class assignment

  • Images submitted must be no larger than 2000 pixels wide

  • All entrants must be able to supply a high-resolution image (300dpi)

  • No distinguishing marks on the images

  • Copyright of the images remains with the photographer - The Societies recognizes that the entrant, the author of the photograph, retains complete and full ownership of the copyright in each submission

  • Entries can be used for publicity purposes only by The Societies and may be printed in our magazine Professional Imagemaker, also other promotional purposes.

  • The competition closes 31st January 2022

  • The judge's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

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