Enter now! Environmental Photographer of the Year is open for submissions

Environmental Photographer of the Year 2022
(Image credit: Michele Lapini - Environmental Photographer of the Year 2020 Awards)

The Environmental Photographer of the Year 2022 award, in partnership with Nikon Europe, has just opened for submissions. Photographers from all over the world are invited to enter the competition held by CIWEM and WaterBear, which celebrates the challenging, beautiful yet powerful images that encourage humans to take better care of our planet while highlighting mankind's impact on the environment. 

The competition is open to both amateur and professional photographers and is broken down into two main categories: Environmental Photographer of the Year, who will be awarded a cash prize of £5,000 (approximately $6,000 / AU$8,700), and young environmental photographer of the year which is open to aspiring photographers under the age of 21. The youth winner will be awarded a Nikon Z series camera plus two Nikkor S lenses of their choice. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.