Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019 — CIWEM EPOTY

 

Environmental Photographer of the Year — CIWEM EPOTY

Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY

Deadline: June 30, 2019
Entry fee: Free
Prizes: cash and valuable prizes

The CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year showcases the very best in environmental photography. Highlighting the terrible impacts being wrought on our planet by its most dominant species the competition also celebrates humanity’s innate ability to survive and innovate, lending hope to us all that we can overcome challenges to live sustainably.

The competition supports the urgent calls to action of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and recognises the intricate interconnected nature of development, poverty reduction, equality, security and climate action and the unprecedented effort from all sectors of society needed to tackle the defining issues of our time.

We encourage entries tat are contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful, but most of all, images that will inspire people around the world to start taking care of our environment and responsibility for the affect our actions have.

The competition is open to all international photographers, both amateur and professional, and of all ages.

Each entrant may enter up to ten (10) still photographs.

All photographs entered must have been completed since 01 January 2018.

Categories

  • Environmental Photographer of the Year
    Celebrating powerful storytelling, the Environmental Photographer of the Year is awarded to a single image which triggers debate, inspires action and improves understanding of the causes, impacts and solutions to environmental change and social inequality
  • Climate Action and Energy Prize
    Revealing human connection to the natural world and our actions to preserve it, this category explores sustainable environmental and economic development, the natural and social value of the environment, affordable clean energy and innovative adaption and mitigation approaches to environmental change
  • Changing Environments Prize
    Chronicling environmental change and the resilience of the individuals and communities facing adversity including extreme weather events, environmental destruction, energy security and conservation of our natural resources
  • Sustainable Cities Prize
    Focusing on our built environments and the communities and animals that inhabit them, including environmental solutions from design, materials and structures, smart and resilient cities, transport, waste and the connections between nature, society and infrastructure in our urban environments
  • Water, Equality and Security Prize
    Examining the intricate relationships between access to clean water and sanitation, gender equality and security this category explores our ever-increasing demand for water and the role of gender equality in every aspect of water management from water scarcity to flooding
  • Young Environmental Photographer of the Year
    This category showcases the best in environmental photography through the lens of young photographers aged 21 or under, inspiring people around the world to protect and conserve our natural environment

Website: https://www.ciwem.org/awards/environmental-photographer-of-the-year

Environmental Photographer of the Year 2017 Winners

“The hopeful eyes of the girl making a living by rubbish”, © Quoc Nguyen Linh Vinh, Environmental Photographer of the Year, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“The hopeful eyes of the girl making a living by rubbish”
© Quoc Nguyen Linh Vinh
Environmental Photographer of the Year

 

“Flight for Life”, © Jose Luis Rodriguez, Changing Climates Winner, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Flight for Life”
© Jose Luis Rodriguez
Changing Climates Winner

 

“Struggle”, © Raju Ghosh, Built Environment Winner, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Struggle”
© Raju Ghosh
Built Environment Winner

 

“After The Monsoon”, © Lloyd Ericson Castro Rodriguez, Mobile Phone Winner, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“After The Monsoon”
© Lloyd Ericson Castro Rodriguez
Mobile Phone Winner

 

“Karachi Wildlife”, © Syed Umer Hasan, Young Environmental Photographer of the Year, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Karachi Wildlife”
© Syed Umer Hasan
Young Environmental Photographer of the Year

 

“Touch Of Autumn”, © Yuri Pritisk, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Touch Of Autumn”
© Yuri Pritisk
Shortlisted

 

“Drought of Bangladesh”, © Pronob Ghosh, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Drought of Bangladesh”
© Pronob Ghosh
Shortlisted

 

“Journey to school”, © Anindya Phani, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Journey to school”
© Anindya Phani
Shortlisted

 

“Cross dance waltz”, © Jihua Guo, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Cross dance waltz”
© Jihua Guo
Shortlisted

 

“Changing Africa 3”, © Joerg Boethling, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Changing Africa 3”
© Joerg Boethling
Shortlisted

 

“Dani boy”, © Magdalena Zelewska, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Dani boy”
© Magdalena Zelewska
Shortlisted

 

“Qayyarah burning oil fields”, © Alessandro Rota, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Qayyarah burning oil fields”
© Alessandro Rota
Shortlisted

 

“Exotic Pets in China 3”, © Sean Gallagher, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Exotic Pets in China 3”
© Sean Gallagher
Shortlisted

 

“Paddy cultivation”, © Sujan Sarkar, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Paddy cultivation”
© Sujan Sarkar
Shortlisted

 

“Happy Birdie”, © Emilie Crittin, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Happy Birdie”
© Emilie Crittin
Shortlisted

 

“Monarchs in the Snow”, © Jaime Rojo, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Monarchs in the Snow”
© Jaime Rojo
Shortlisted

 

“Solar Portraits”, © Ruben Salgado, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Solar Portraits”
© Ruben Salgado
Shortlisted

 

“Open Veins of Latin America”, © Matjaz Krivic, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Open Veins of Latin America”
© Matjaz Krivic
Shortlisted

 

“Water for life”, © Sohel Parvez Haque, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“Water for life”
© Sohel Parvez Haque
Shortlisted

 

“We need green”, © Huynh Thu, Shortlisted, Environmental Photographer of the Year — EPOTY
“We need green”
© Huynh Thu
Shortlisted

 

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