The most prestigious wildlife photography contest, Nature Photographer Of the Year, run by National Geographic is open for the year 2016. The 2016 Nature Photographer of the Year contest is an opportunity for photographers to show us the power of nature and their love of it through their imagery, said Sarah Leen, director of photography for National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Partners.br>
The four categories include Landscape,Environmental issues, Action and Animal Portraits. These categories will bring forth the complexity and beauty of nature around the world. The entry fee is $15 (USD) per photo, and there is no limit to the number of submissions per entrant. Entries must be in digital format and submitted electronically.
The grand-prize winner will receive a 10-day trip for two to the Galápagos with National Geographic Expeditions and two 15-minute image portfolio reviews with National Geographic photo editors. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the four categories, and the winning photographs will be published on nationalgeographic.com/ The overall grand-prize winner will be chosen from the four category winners and will be announced in December 2016.
The contest ends Saturday, Nov. 4, at 12 p.m. EDT (U.S.).
To enter the contest and for further details visit natgeo.com/photocontest