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Snails and Slugs

Part of Luminar Bug Photography Awards 2020

Open Judging Results
Brief

Legless gastropods are the focus of this category – namely slugs or snails. They can be found on land or in the water, and are characterised by having a single long soft foot.

PRIZE£23,000FUND

There are £23,000 worth of prizes to win in the Luminar Bug Photography Awards 2020, provided by Luminar, Buglife, Photocrowd, Alter, Fstoppers, CanvasPeople and MPB including a £2,500 (GBP) cash prize for the overall winner.

Prize details

Overall winner:

  • The title ‘Bug Photographer of the Year 2020’
  • £2,500 (GBP) cash prize
  • Luminar ‘Max’ bundle worth $262 (USD)
  • Fstoppers 'Mastering Macro Photography' video series worth $300 (USD)
  • 1 x Alter RFS (Rapid Filter System) of RFS+ valued up to $89 (USD)
  • 3 years of Photocrowd ‘Master’ subscription worth £270 (GBP)
  • CanvasPeople voucher worth £75 (GBP)
  • 1 year of ‘Household’ membership to Buglife worth £54 (GBP)

Category winners:

  • £250 (GBP) cash prize
  • Luminar ‘Max’ bundle worth $262 (USD)
  • 1 year of Photocrowd ‘Master’ subscription worth £90 (GBP)
  • 1 year of Buglife membership worth £36 (GBP)
  • 5 copies of the Awards Calendar, featuring your winning image
  • 1 x Alter RFS (Rapid Filter System) of RFS+ valued up to $89 (USD)
  • CanvasPeople voucher worth £35 (GBP)
  • 2nd & 3rd place in all categories win a Luminar ‘Plus’ bundle worth $162 (USD)
  • 2nd & 3rd place in all categories win a Photocrowd ‘Challenger’ subscription worth £30 (GBP)

Shortlisted photographers:

  • A total of 20 images in each category will be shortlisted and featured in an exclusive online gallery
  • All shortlisted photographers will receive a one year membership to Buglife (£36 each)
How it works

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.

Entries close
7 September 2020

Judging
7 September 2020 to 21 October 2020

Expert judge shortlist announced
21 October 2020

Expert judge winners announced
21 October 2020

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