European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021

The competition 2021 has closed!

The closing date for entries was 01 March 2021.

Thank you all for your entries.

We are now in the phase of pre-judging. From the 3rd of April 2021, we will ask the successful participants for their RAW-files.

Good luck.



All Infos

The competition rules are available for download:

ENGLISH: Competition Rules (PDF)
FRANÇAIS/FRANZÖSISCH: Reglèment du concours (PDF)
ESPAGNOL/SPANISCH: Reglas del concurso (PDF)



Judging Panel

  • Jim Brandenburg – USA (Wildlife photographer)
  • Viktoria Haack – UK/CA (Landscape photographer)
  • Andrew Parkinson – UK (Wildlife photographer)
  • Ole Jørgen Liodden – NO (Wildlife photographer)
  • Ofelia de Pablo – ES (Writer, Filmmaker)

Meet our judges...

Prizes

  • There will be cash and material prizes in the amount of 32,000 EUR altogether.

  • Overall winner: 3,000 EUR, invitation to the award ceremony (travel expenses, costs for the buffet and accommodation)

  • K 1 – 8: winners: 800 EUR, runners-up: 500 EUR

  • K 9: winners: 200 EUR as well as an invitation to the award ceremony (travel expenses, costs for the buffet and accommodation; includes expenses for an accompanying adult), runners-up: 100 EUR

  • All winning participants will receive free tickets to the GDT International Nature Photography Festival 2021 in Lünen * as well as the exhibition catalogue.

* the realisation of the festival depends significantly on the pandemic development