Photography Contest

Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2024

Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2024

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Several Categories

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Eligibility |

18 or less

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Cash Prize
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2024 competition stands as an iconic showcase of the world’s natural wonders hosted by the prestigious Natural History Museum in London. This globally renowned event is a vibrant celebration of the artistic prowess and unwavering passion of photographers who find inspiration in the breathtaking beauty and delicate balance of our planet’s ecosystems.

Photographers, hailing from diverse backgrounds and corners of the globe, are extended a cordial invitation to participate in this prestigious competition. Whether they are burgeoning amateurs or seasoned professionals, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition embraces talents of all ages. It beckons photographers to submit their most captivating and thought-provoking images, each a testament to the intricate marvels of the natural world and a poignant reminder of its vulnerability.

This competition transcends mere photography; it is a poignant call to action for conservation and environmental awareness. Winning entries not only receive global recognition but also play a vital role in shedding light on the urgency of preserving our planet’s biodiversity. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is a beacon of inspiration and a powerful platform for photographers to make a lasting impact. Awarded photographs find their way into prestigious exhibitions, including the illustrious WPY Exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, and Touring Exhibitions across the globe. This global reach amplifies the message of nature’s grandeur and the pressing need for its protection, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of all who encounter it.

Prize For photographers aged 17 and under, the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year award includes a prize of £1,500, a trophy, and a personalized certificate, along with a 2-day Masterclass with a professional photographer. Young category winners receive £500 and a personalized certificate, along with a trip to London for the awards ceremony.

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