Photography Competition

Bees Abroad 2023 Photography Competition​

April 18th 2023

About the Photography Competition ​

Are you passionate about photography and love capturing the beauty of nature? If so, then we have the perfect opportunity for you! Bees Abroad has teamed up with internationally renowned photography magazine, Wildlife Photographic, to bring you our first-ever photography competition. We invite you to get creative and submit a photo on the theme of ‘Bees in nature’ for a chance to win some amazing prizes.

The winner of this competition will receive not one, but three prizes.

Publication in Wildlife Photographic

The winner of our photography competition will have their photograph published in one of the most prestigious wildlife magazines in the world, Wildlife Photographic. The magazine is known for its stunning images of animals in their natural habitats, as well as its informative articles on wildlife conservation, biology, and ecology. Over the years, Wildlife Photographic has published work by many famous wildlife photographers, including Joshua Holko, Bill Gozansky and Constance Mier

With its commitment to showcasing the beauty and diversity of the natural world, as well as its focus on promoting wildlife conservation and awareness, Wildlife Photographic has become a must-read publication for anyone interested in photography, nature, and wildlife conservation. This is an incredible opportunity to get your work noticed by a global audience of photography enthusiasts and wildlife lovers.

On display at the Wax Chandlers' Hall, London​

The winning photograph will also be displayed at the Wax Chandler’s Hall in London on World Bee Day. Wax Chandlers’ Hall is one of the most prestigious livery halls in London, and it is renowned for its stunning architecture and beautiful interior. The hall dates back to the 14th century and has a long and fascinating history. The hall has hosted many important events throughout its history, including royal banquets, state dinners, and other formal occasions.

The Wax Chandlers’ Hall is a symbol of the city’s rich cultural heritage and is considered to be one of the most important historic buildings in London. It is also home to a number of priceless works of art, including paintings, sculptures, and tapestries. For the winner of the Bees Abroad photography competition, having their photo displayed at Wax Chandlers’ Hall is a great honour and a testament to the quality and artistic merit of the winning photographer’s work. A photographic record of the display will be sent to the winning photographer.

'Honey Bees' Photography Book by Ingo Arndt​

The winner of our photography competition will also receive a copy of ‘Honey Bees’ by award-winning wildlife photographer Ingo Arndt. Ingo Arndt is an award-winning wildlife photographer from Germany. He is known for his stunning images of animals in their natural habitats, capturing their beauty and behaviour in a way that is both artistic and informative. Arndt has won numerous awards for his work, including Wildlife Photographer of the Year and the Fritz Pölking Prize, and his images have been published in magazines such as National Geographic, Geo, and BBC Wildlife. His work has helped to raise awareness about the importance of conservation and the beauty of the natural world.

Arndt’s photography book, ‘Honey Bees’, is a beautiful collection of images that showcases the importance of bees in the natural world and the need to protect them. This beautifully illustrated photography book is a tribute to the amazing honeybee and its critical role in our ecosystem. With its stunning visuals and informative text, this book is a must-have for any photography or nature enthusiast.

Judging​

The winner will be selected by the editor of Wildlife Photographic, Bill Gozansky. Bill is a professional photographer, guide, and photo editor based in western North Carolina. He specializes in travel, nature, and wildlife photography. Bill’s award-winning images have been represented by galleries, exhibited in numerous art shows and competitions, as well as sold as fine art prints to private collectors.

As editor of Wildlife Photographic magazine, he has a discerning eye for selecting images that can effectively communicate the beauty and importance of the natural world. Bill will select the winner by drawing on the wealth of experience and knowledge in the field of wildlife photography and conservation.

Entry

Entries close at midnight on the 10th of May, so don’t delay! Enter now for your chance to win these fantastic prizes and showcase your photographic skills to the world. 

The entry fee is £5 and includes a FREE copy of Wildlife Photographic magazine.

All proceeds from the entry fee will go towards supporting Bees Abroad projects.

Good luck!