Last chance to enter: The Environmental Photographer of the Year 2018

23 July 2018


Closes: 31st July 2018 at 16:00 (BST).

The competition is free to enter and open to both professional and amateur photographers and aims to inspire a global audience to think differently about contemporary social and environmental issues; including pollution, plastic, sustainable development and poverty. 

The winning photographs will highlight environmental problems and encourage organisations and individuals to take more care of our planet.


Environmental Photographer of the Year
Celebrating powerful story telling, the Environmental Photographer of the Year is awarded to a single image which triggers debate, inspires action and improves understanding of the causes, impacts and solutions to environmental change and social inequality.

Changing Climates Prize
Chronicling environmental change and the resilience of the individuals and communities facing adversity including extreme weather events, environmental destruction, energy security and conservation of our natural resources.

Built Environment Prize
Focusing on people and our urban environments including environmental solutions from design, materials and structures, smart and resilient cities, transport, waste and the connections between nature, society and infrastructure in our urban environments.

Sustainability in Practice Prize
Revealing human connection to the natural world, this category explores sustainable environmental and economic development, the natural and social value of the environment, the circular economy and innovative adaption and mitigation approaches to environmental change.

Young Environmental Photographer of the Year (YEPOTY)
This category showcases the best in environmental photography through the lens of young photographers aged 20 or under, inspiring people around the world to protect and conserve our natural environment.

Prizes include £2,000 for the winner of the Environmental Photographer of the Year. 

To enter click here. 

Picture copyright: Open Veins of Latin America by Matjaz Krivic.