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Earth Photo competition 2021: Two weeks left to enter

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Sue Flood, 'Big Blue Berg' (2018) Sue Flood, 'Big Blue Berg' (2018)
23 Apr
2021
Prestigious photography competition returns for a fourth year

Earth Photo – the competition and exhibition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) – is back for a fourth year and open for entries.

The competition reflects the organisations’ common interest in enabling a better understanding of the world and focuses on photographs or films which describe one of the following subjects; People, Place, NatureChanging Forests and A Climate of Change. Entries close on 4 May 2021 so don't delay. The best image in each category will be awarded £250 and, along with other shortlisted entries, will be displayed in the Earth Photo exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society, London between 28 June and 30 August and within the forests of Forestry England.

 EM 1127 HiRes 1Evgeny Makarov: BR-319: Highway to the Tipping Point (2019)
Shortlisted: A climate of change

Jonk Hotel Portugal
Jonk, Theatre, Abkhazia region of Georgia (2019), Overall winner 2020

The judging panel is once again headed by award-winning photographer Marissa Roth, a member of the photojournalism team that won a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the 1992 LA riots. Roth has worked for the LA Times, the New York Times, Newsweek and Entertainment Weekly and is a Fellow of the RGS-IBG. Katie Burton, the editor of Geographical is also on the panel. 

Find more of 2020's winners and shortlisted images here!

WEB3Roberto Bueno: Life, A Thin Line 2 (2019)
Shortlisted, Place 

 Entries are submitted via Earth Photo’s online portal here. Full rules and guidelines can be found here.

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