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How to enter

The Photography Competition 2022 will open for entries in March 2022.

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.


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

2022 competition theme

The theme for the Photography Competition 2022 will be announced in March 2022.

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


Alice Campain, CABI
Tim Harris,  Nature Picture Library and Bluegreen Pictures
Tom Hartman, The University of Nottingham
Alex Hyde, Freelance natural history photographer
Linda Pitkin, underwater photographer