Trash raccoon, Ratatouille-esque rat and coyote are stars of the Urban Wildlife Photography Awards 2022

Picfair Urban Wildlife Photography Awards 2022 winning images
(Image credit: Andrew Interisano / Picfair)

In March 2022, global photography platform Picfair opened submissions on the first free-to-enter Urban Wildlife Photography Awards, following the emerging trend of wildlife photography in cities and towns during the pandemic.

With big sponsors from the likes of Nikon, Peak Design, Camtraptions, and MPB, the competition received submissions from over 6000 photographers and Picfair users based all over the world, submitting shots from every continent on the planet. 

Life Beyond the Sewer on Picfair (Image credit: Austin Montero / Picfair)
Window to the salt pan on Picfair (Image credit: Mano Aliczki / Picfair)
Trash Panda on Picfair (Image credit: Jill Finney / Picfair)

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.