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Mustafa Öztürk

Young Bug Photographer

In association with Luminar Bug Photography Awards 2020

Open Judging Results
Brief

This category is open to anyone aged 13-17. 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, and remember, you can enter the main category awards, too. We're looking forward to seeing the next wave of bug photography talent. Good luck!

The 'Young Bug Photographer' category is sponsored by MPB, who are giving away a Brunswick Camera backpack (£109.99), Palmeira Carbon Fibre Travel Tripod (£119.99), Midnight Camera Neck Strap (£19.99) plus a £250 MPB voucher.

Click the 'Prize details' tab for more great prizes in this category.

Prize details

The winner of the 'Young Bug Photographer' category will receive:

  • The title ‘Young Bug Photographer of the Year 2020’
  • MPB accessories bundle worth £249.97 (GBP) featuring: Brunswick Camera backpack (£109.99 GBP); Palmeira Carbon Fibre Travel Tripod (£119.99 GBP); Midnight Camera Neck Strap (£19.99 GBP)
  • MPB voucher worth £250 (GBP)
  • 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)
  • CanvasPeople voucher worth £35 (GBP)
  • 3 years of Photocrowd ‘Master' subscription worth £270 (GBP)
  • 1 year of ‘Household’ membership to Buglife worth £54 (GBP)

The 2nd and 3rd placed photographers in the 'Young Bug Photographer' category will win a Luminar Plus bundle.

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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To keep photographers anonymous entries are hidden until expert judging has been completed.