Nature Photographer of the Year

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'Nature Photographer Of The Year' contest 2022 is open for nature photographers worldwide, both professional and non-professional. We have 13 categories and a special youth category. Besides that we have the "Fred Hazelhoff Portfolio Award" for portfolios. There is over € 25.000,00 in prizes, both cash and product prizes. The overall winner gets € 3.000,00 cash!

Relevant Categories

  • Landscapes [Depict beauty and significance of natural habitats to complete ecosystems]
  • Black and White
  • Humans and Nature [Positive or Negative aspects of human interaction with nature]
  • Natural Art [Focus on colors, shapes, structure, aesthetic consideration, photographic experimentation]


  • Must be made in unrestricted nature.
  • No pets or captive animals or cultivated plants.
  • In all categories B&W images are allowed.
  • You must submit your photo in only one of the categories.


  • Application Opens: December 27 2021
  • Applications Deadline: July 12 2022
  • Fee: 29€


  • €500 cash winners of each category
  • €250 for runner ups (in products)
  • Overall winner will receive Nature Photographer of the Year title and €2500
  • Winning images will be shown in a photo exhibition at the festival and then travel thru the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
  • Award Ceremony takes place at the annual Nature Talks Photo Festival Nov 12 2022