British wildlife photographers have a chance to win a cash prize of £5,000 and their work showcased in a national touring photography exhibition as the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012 kick off.
With an overall prize fund worth £20,000, entries have now opened for the 2012 competition. Winners and commended entrants will have their work showcased in a national touring exhibition, as well as reproduced in a book published by AA Publishing.
The Awards’ 12 categories include Animal Portraits, Animal Behaviour, Urban Wildlife, Hidden Britain, Coast and Marine, Wild Woods, Wildlife in my Backyard, Habitat, Living Landscape, British Seasons, Documentary Series and Wildlife in HD Video.
Images may be entered by purchasing ‘credits’, which cost £5 each. Entry of a single image costs 2 credits, while 3 credits lets you enter up to 5 images and 4 credits up to 10 pictures. For a full breakdown of the fee structure visit the BWPA competitions website.
Now in its fourth year, the British Wildlife Photography Awards were established to recognise the talents of wildlife photographers of all nationalities practising in Britain, whilst at the same time highlighting the great wealth and diversity of Britain’s natural history.