Alejandro Prieto Rojas - 2017 Winner

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The Crowd Choice winners, and the Panel-Judged Shortlists will be announced on Tuesday 9th January 2018. Prizes will be announced and awarded at an awards ceremony to take place at the Rutland Birdfair 2018. Details to be confirmed.

Main Prize

The photographer of the winning image chosen by the judging panel will win a cash prize of £5,000 and the title ‘Bird Photographer of the Year’. The winner will also receive a personal portfolio review by the Director of Photography at Alamy, have their work and personal interview featured on the Alamy website, social media and blog, plus a special seller's account with a personal account manager and receive 100% of sales revenue for 2 years.

Portfolio Prize

The winner of the Best Portfolio chosen by the judging panel will receive a cash prize of £2,000. The winner will also receive a personal portfolio review by the Director of Photography at Alamy and a special seller's account receiving 100% of any sales revenue for 12 months.

Category Prizes

The photographer of the winning image in each category will receive a pair of Swarovski CL Companion 8x30 binoculars with a retail value of approximately £800. chosen by the judging panel, the winners will also receive a personal portfolio review by the Director of Photography at Alamy and a special seller's account receiving 100% of any sales revenue for 12 months. Those judged second in each of the categories will receive a runners-up prize of a voucher to the value of £150 from outdoor clothing and equipment specialists Country Innovation, redeemable against any of the goods sold on their website.

The Cameron Bespolka Young Bird Photographer of the Year

The photographer of the winning image will receive £350, a pair of Swarovski CL Pocket 8x25 binoculars and the title of ‘Young Bird Photographer of the Year’. The runner-up will receive £200. 3rd place will receive £100. This is a judged only contest. You can find out more about it here.

NPL Crowd Choice Award

Chosen by the Photocrowd community, each NPL Crowd Choice category winner will receive £50 from Nature Photographers Ltd and a signed version of the Bird Photographer of the year Collection 2 book.

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