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