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Scottish Nature Photography Awards

For those of you who may be interested the deadline is midnight 30th November!

Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2017

I hope that your members will be interested to know that the entry deadline is approaching for the Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2017. This annual photographic competition celebrating nature, wildlife and landscape photography in Scotland is open to professional and amateur photographers from around the world, but images must be taken in Scotland.

Entries close at 24:00 hours GMT on Thursday 30th November 2017.

Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2017 This is the 8th annual competition to seek the Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year.

The categories are:

Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2017

Scottish Wildlife Portrait

Scottish Wildlife Behaviour

Scottish Landscape -Sea & Coast

Scottish Landscape -The Land

Scottish Landscape-Urban Greenspace

Scottish Botanical

Natural Abstract


Junior Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2017 (open to under-18s). Up to 5 images on any Scottish nature subject.

Student Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2017 (for full or part-time students over-18 undertaking a photography element in their course). Portfolio of 3 images on the theme of "Woods".

Scottish Nature Video Award 2017 for short films on a nature, wildlife or landscape theme made in Scotland by professional or amateur filmmakers.

Judges: Photographic competition:

Andy Hall – Photographer

Niall Irvine – Digital Imaging, Design & Photography & Co-organiser of the Awards

Polly Pullar - Naturalist, Writer and Photographer

Scottish Nature Video Award:

Raymond Besant - Wildlife Cameraman and Photographer

Niall Irvine – Partner in Perspectives - Digital Imaging, Design & Photography

Winning images and videos will be featured in a Touring Exhibition in 2018. Winning and shortlisted images will be featured in the Portfolio Yearbook 2017.

Full details of the competition, prizes, rules and how to enter at: where you can also subscribe to our free monthly e-newsletter for updates on the competition and Awards news.

Kind regards, Jacqueline Irvine

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