Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2018

Scottish Nature 2018The Scottish Nature Photography Awards celebrate nature, wildlife and landscape photography in Scotland.

The Scottish Nature Photography Awards Photographic Competition 2018 is open to professional and amateur photographers from around the world, but images must be taken in Scotland.

Entries close 24:00 hours GMT on Friday 30th November 2018.

This is the 9th annual competition to seek the Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year.


Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2018

  • Scottish Wildlife Portrait
  • Scottish Wildlife Behaviour
  • Scottish Landscape - Sea & Coast
  • Scottish Landscape - The Land
  • Scottish Landscape - Urban Greenspace
  • Scottish Botanical
  • Natural Abstract
  • Environmental

Junior Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2018 (open to under-18s)

  • Up to 5 images on any Scottish nature subject.

Student Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2018 (for full or part-time students over-18 undertaking a photography element in their course)

  • Portfolio of 3 images on the theme of 'Coastline'.

Scottish Nature Video Award 2018

  • For short films on a nature, wildlife or landscape theme made in Scotland by professional or amateur filmmakers.


  • Raymond Besant – Wildlife cameraman and photographer
  • Jamie Grant - Photographer and writer
  • Niall Irvine – Digital imaging, design & photography & Co-organiser of the Awards

Winning images and videos will be featured in a Touring Exhibition in 2019. Winning and shortlisted images and videos will be featured in the Portfolio Yearbook 2018.

Full details of the competition, prizes, rules and how to enter at:

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