30 September 2020
Who may enter
The competition is open to citizens of the following countries: EU 27 Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey, North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, United Kingdom.
All participants must be 18 or older.
The competition is organised by the The European Environment Agency.
The European Environment Agency is inviting you to reconnect with nature and capture all its wonders on camera. So grab your cameras and go for a hike on a local trail or relax in your garden and observe the tree leaves bending or the fluffy clouds floating in the sky. Be curious and discover the parts of nature you have never noticed before, both small and large.
There are 3 categories:
• Close-ups of nature
• Nature on my doorstep
• Zoom out on nature
All photos must be taken in one of the countries listed above.
The competition is free to enter.
The winners in each category (Close-ups of nature, Nature on my doorstep, Zoom out on nature) will be awarded a cash prize of 1000 €, while 500 € is on offer for both the Public Choice Award and the Youth Prize.
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