Science photographers invited to enter prestigious new photo competition

RPS Science PotY 2019 Aurora hero image
RPS launches new competition with inspirational images including 'Aurora Over A Glacier Lagoon', photographed by James Woodend (Image credit: James Woodend)

The Royal Photographic Society is accepting entries for a new competition conceived to celebrate achievements in science. 

Its Science Photographer of the Year 2019 competition is open to all ages and levels of expertise, and there are two categories: Science Photographer of the Year and Young Science Photographer of the Year (for entrants aged 18 years and under). 

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Niall Hampton
Editor

Niall is the editor of Digital Camera Magazine, and has been shooting on interchangeable lens cameras for over 20 years, and on various point-and-shoot models for years before that. 


Working alongside professional photographers for many years as a jobbing journalist gave Niall the curiosity to also start working on the other side of the lens. These days his favored shooting subjects include wildlife, travel and street photography, and he also enjoys dabbling with studio still life. 


On the site you will see him writing photographer profiles, asking questions for Q&As and interviews, reporting on the latest and most noteworthy photography competitions, and sharing his knowledge on website building.