Your chance to win a prestigious award, with cash prize of £5,000 and reach millions through national exposure. Help raise awareness about British wildlife and celebrate our natural heritage. Winners and commended entrants have their work showcased in a national touring exhibition and in a stunning book published by AA Publishing. Poul Christensen, Chair of Natural England, said: “The amazing images that have been captured for the British Wildlife Photography Awards are a great showcase of the wildlife wonders that exist in this country. I’d like to congratulate all of the entrants for the exceptionally high quality of their images - extraordinary pictures of our rarest animals sit alongside uniquely beautiful shots of the wildlife on our doorstep".
The overall prize fund worth up to £20,000 includes products from lead sponsors Canon and Sky.
The British Wildlife Photography Awards were established to recognise the talents of photographers practising in Britain, whilst at the same time highlighting the great wealth and diversity of Britain’s natural history. Now in its sixth year, this highly acclaimed and unique wildlife photography competition has captivated millions across the nation with outstanding and beautiful imagery. It is a celebration of British wildlife as well as a showcase for photographers and videographers, both amateur and professional.
|Robert Canis - In the Shadow of Giants|
2013 Botanic Britain category winning image by Robert Canis - In the Shadow of Giants (Saffrondrop Bonnet, Mycena crocata) King’s Wood, Kent, EnglandRobert says, "I spent several days shooting autumnal scenes in a very small area of beechwood and became more and more fascinated by the symbiotic relationship between the tiny fungi and enormous beech trees. This particular day, the conditions were perfect: misty and still."
For more information and to submit your images: http://www.bwpawards.org
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