Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2014

The entry deadline is approaching for the Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2014, the annual photographic competition celebrating nature, wildlife and landscape photography in Scotland. This is the 5th annual competition to seek the Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year. It 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 Sunday 30th November 2014 ****

 The categories are:

Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2014:

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 2014 (open to under-18s). Up to 5 images on any Scottish nature subject.

Student Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2014 (for full or part-time students over-18 undertaking a photography element in their course).

Portfolio of 3 images on the theme of “Natural Drama”.


Lorne Gill – Photographer, Scottish Natural Heritage

Niall Irvine – Digital Imaging Practitioner and Co-organiser of the Awards

Neil McIntyre – Wildlife & Landscape Photographer

Colin Prior – International Landscape Photographer

Winning images will be featured in a Touring Exhibition in 2015. Winning and shortlisted images will be featured in the Portfolio Yearbook.

Full details of the competition, prizes, rules and how to enter are on our website

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