European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2022
This competition is open for photographers residing within Europe and for GDT members.
Fritz Pölking Prize and Fritz Pölking Junior Prize 2022
This story and portfolio prize is a special category integrated in the EWPY (European Wildlife Photographer of the Year) competition!
The competition rules are available for download:
Closing date for entries: 01 March 2022
Our jury member Mark Littlejohn unfortunately had to cancel at short notice for family reasons. Sandra Bartocha will stand in for him and complete our jury team.
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 2022 in Lünen * as well as the exhibition catalogue.
* the realisation of the festival depends significantly on the pandemic development