This category is open to anyone aged 13-17 on 5th September 2021. There are no restrictions – you can submit images of any bug and/or bug habitat, taken on any device. Have a look at the other category briefs for ideas and inspiration.
The title of Young Bug Photographer of the Year will be awarded to the photographer whose single image wins this category. You can enter up to 6 images into this category, and whilst the title will be awarded on the basis of a single image, where a photographer has submitted other high quality images, this may be taken into consideration by the judging panel.
'Young Bug Photographer' is sponsored by MPB, who are giving a £500 (GBP) gift voucher to the category winner. There are loads of other great prizes, too, for the 1st, 2nd , 3rd and shortlisted photographers.
The 'Young Bug Photographer' category winner will receive:
An Adaptalux 100mm macro phone lens worth £30.00 GBP
2nd & 3rd place will win a Photocrowd ‘Challenger’ subscription worth £30 GBP
2nd place will win ON1 Photo RAW 2021.5 (valued at $99.99 USD).
Shortlisted images* will be featured in an exclusive online gallery. All shortlisted photographers will receive a one year membership to Buglife (£36 each).
(*) The size of each shortlist will be determined by the quality and number of entries in each category.
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.