European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021

Competition Rules & Participation

Let’s get started – on 15 January 2021 for the 21th time!

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European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021

This competition is open for photographers residing within Europe and for GDT members.

Fritz Pölking Prize and Fritz Pölking Junior Prize 2021

This story and portfolio prize is a special category integrated in the EWPY (European Wildlife Photographer of the Year) competition!

 

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)

Closing date for entries: 01 March 2021



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



Online Participation

The contest is open for your entries !