This free-to-enter category is part of the Young Amateur Photographer of the Year 2021 awards, open to photographers aged 13-21.
We want to see your best animal, wildlife and nature shots in this round. You don’t necessarily need to go far to find inspiration, with a broad range of subjects for you to choose from. Whether you find your muse in the local park or the wilds of the Serengeti, research and patience can be the deciding factor between an average shot and an amazing one. Please note, this is not the round for domestic animals and pets.
There are £3,000 (GBP) worth of vouchers to win in Young APOY 2021, supplied by sponsors, MPB, plus the title of Young Amateur Photographer of the Year 2021. Click the 'Prize details' tab for more information.
This contest is expert judged only with no rating by the crowd. You will be able to find out how you did when the judging or rating period has closed.
To keep photographers anonymous entries are hidden until expert judging has been completed.