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SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2019 in aid of RSPB open for entries

SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2019 in aid of RSPB open for entries
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How would practicing your bird photography and winning a cool £1,145 worth of prizes at the same time sound? Interested? Then you might want to enter the SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2019 in aid of RSPB competition

With entries open until 30 September and an entry donation fee of just £1, you have over a month and a half to capture and submit your very best bird snap in hopes of taking home the prestigious Bird Photographer of the Year trophy and certificate. 

This is the second year that the Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers has run this competition in aid of RSPB (The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds). Last year, Simon Wantling won the prestigious prize with his beautiful shot of a Little Owl mid-flight.

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Colin Jones, director of The Societies, says, "We are really excited to announce the competition is back for 2019. We are asking for a small donation of £1 per image and 100% of this donation goes straight to the RSPB to help them protect wildlife and the wider countryside you love.

“Not only are we looking forward to seeing all your wonderful images, we are also looking forward to helping the RSPB and with your help hopefully we can make a sizable donation.”

With prizes including the Anthropics Collection photo editing software (valued at £209.95), a Website Build Service and 6 months Pro package with theimagefile (valued at £324 ) and a acrylic print of the winning entry at 30x24" (valued at £174) and even more, there's no reason not to get out into nature and capture yourself some stunning bird shots.

Not only will you hone your photographic skills, you'll also know that you're helping to preserve our wildlife and countryside through the RSPB's invaluable conservation work. 

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