Marwell Zoo photography contest open for new entries

There is still time for you to enter Marwell’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The contest, this year, has 4 categories –
1. Native Wildlife – flora and fauna resident or native in the British Isles
2. Cute and Funny – mother nature at her cutest
3. Marwell Wildlife endangered – species at Marwell specifically classified by IUCN as critically endangered or endangered
4. Marwell Wildlife residents
For adults, entry cost stands at £5 and it is free for kids. You can enter twice, using up to ten images. Chief judge for 2014 is Laura Barwick, a well known natural history and wildlife photographer who has worked on shows including Nature’s Great Events and BBC’s Planet Earth. Two times, she has been on the judging panel for International Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest,  and she also has a very keen eye for innovative, fresh as well as inspiring imagery.
Other judges include Jason Brown, award winning wildlife photographer, and Paul Collins, The Southern Daily Echo picture editor. The top prize for this year is a 9 day trip through wildlife parks and reserves in Spain, worth £ 1355. Other top prizes include annual memberships to Marwell Wild-life and a special day at the zoo taking part in a Junior Photographic Experience.
The last date for submitting entries is 31st August. The terms and conditions for the contest can be seen at –
marwell. org.uk/photocomp.

There is still time for you to enter Marwell’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The contest, this year, has 4 categories –

1. Native Wildlife – flora and fauna resident or native in the British Isles

2. Cute and Funny – mother nature at her cutest

3. Marwell Wildlife endangered – species at Marwell specifically classified by IUCN as critically endangered or endangered

4. Marwell Wildlife residents

For adults, entry cost stands at £5 and it is free for kids. You can enter twice, using up to ten images. Chief judge for 2014 is Laura Barwick, a well known natural history and wildlife photographer who has worked on shows including Nature’s Great Events and BBC’s Planet Earth. Two times, she has been on the judging panel for International Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest,  and she also has a very keen eye for innovative, fresh as well as inspiring imagery.

Other judges include Jason Brown, award winning wildlife photographer, and Paul Collins, The Southern Daily Echo picture editor. The top prize for this year is a 9 day trip through wildlife parks and reserves in Spain, worth £ 1355. Other top prizes include annual memberships to Marwell Wild-life and a special day at the zoo taking part in a Junior Photographic Experience.

The last date for submitting entries is 31st August. The terms and conditions for the contest can be seen at –

marwell. org.uk/photocomp.