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About the competition

The Royal Society of Biology annual photography competition invites amateurs to submit photographs on a particular theme.

Previous competition entries

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There are two categories in the competition, each with a cash prize:

  • Photographer of the Year (18 and over) - £1,000 top prize
  • Young Photographer of the Year (under 18) - £500 top prize

How to enter

The Photography Competition 2021 will open for entries in March 2021.

The theme for 2021 competition will be also be announced in March.

Photographers are requested to consider their own welfare and that of other individuals
and they take care in their attempt get their photographs. Past photographs can be submitted into the competition.


If you have any queries regarding the competition, please contact Raghav Selvam.


Tim Harris - Nature Picture Library and Bluegreen Pictures
Tom Hartman - program chair of MSc in Biological Photography and Imaging at the University of Nottingham
Alex Hyde - natural history photographer and lecturer at The University of Nottingham
Linda Pitkin - underwater photographer