The Devon and Cornwall Wildlife and Nature Photography Competition 2015 opened on 20 March and closes on 31 August 2015.
The winners will be announced on Monday 14 September and the best pictures will be exhibited at Plymouth University in the autumn.
For each category, there is an under-18s and over-18s section, and a maximum of two pictures can be submitted for each category.
Photos may depict wildlife in unlikely locations, or demonstrate how wildlife is adapting to urban environments.
Photos must have been taken in the last 2 years and need to be in wide angle or macro formats.
Wildlife in ex-industrial landscapes
Photos may depict wildlife at locations such as former mines or factory sites, or show how wildlife is adapting to these environments.
Photos must have been taken in the last two years and need to be in wide angle or macro formats.
Photos taken on a mobile phone. Images in this category are judged on what the picture shows rather than the picture quality.
General wildlife photography
Other photos of nature and wildlife in the south west region, which do not fit into the other categories.
How to enter
Entries should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org as JPEG files, between 2MB and 10MB, except for mobile phone pictures.
Each submission must include:
- the photographer’s name,
- the photographer’s date of birth and age category entered,
- the date the photograph was taken,
- the location of the photograph (name of the site, name of the village/town/city)
- a valid email address and contact telephone number.
Read the full Competition Terms and Conditions