Exploring the solutions humans have found to develop more harmonious relationships with wildlife, through conservation efforts and actions in favour of a more sustainable future.
Efforts are underway across the world to save species, protect habitats, and reverse the damage done to wildlife by mankind. In the ‘Reasons for Hope’ category there is an opportunity to document these efforts, exploring active conservation efforts, and to draw attention to species that for example are recovering, are being successfully protected, or have been reintroduced.
It is important that all images submitted to the Award are accompanied by text explaining what is shown, in as much detail as is available. Edited text will be shown alongside imagery in the Award exhibition and book.
The Award offers a €10,000 prize fund, and exhibition spaces at the the PA2F Environmental Photography Award exhibition in Monaco including a VIP invitation for the overall winner (including travel and accommodation). Shortlisted photographers will be published in the PA2F Environmental Photography Award book.
Grand Prize Winner
– The title “PA2F Environmental Photographer of the Year 2021”
– 6,000 €
– VIP invite to Monaco, including travel and accommodation, for the opening of the PA2F Environmental Photography Award exhibition, and including the 15th anniversary celebrations of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
– 1,000 € for each of the 3 category winners
Public Vote Winners
– 500 € for the public vote winner in each category
– Featured in the PA2F Environmental Photography Award exhibition in Monaco
– Published in the PA2F Environmental Photography Award book
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