SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 in aid of RSPB - Now Closed!

Open to worldwide members and non-members alike.

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The 2021 competition raised a whopping £2,302 for the RSPB - THANK YOU!

Stunning Photographs win SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 in aid of RSPB - View the winners here!

We are incredibly excited to announce our 2021 SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year Competition in aid of RSPB.

Calling all photographers! Enter your best bird images into this exciting photo competition and help raise vital funds for The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).

The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers is pleased to announce that the Bird Photographer of the Year Competition in aid of RSPB is back for its 4th year running.

Colin Jones The Societies Company Director says, “We are really excited to announce the competition is back for 2021. We are asking for a small donation of £1 per image and 100% of this donation goes straight to the RSPB to help them protect wildlife and the wider countryside you love.”

He continues, “Not only are we looking forward to seeing all your wonderful images, we are also looking forward to helping the RSPB and with your help hopefully we can make a sizeable donation.”

The competition closes on 30 September 2021. So don’t delay and enter your images today.



If you love taking pictures of birds then we invite you to enter the SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 Competition and help raise vital funds for The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (
RSPB).

This is your chance to showcase your talent and help raise funds in aid of the RSPB.

A minimum donation of £1 per image is requested and 100% of the donations will go straight to the RSPB to help them protect wildlife and the wider countryside you love.

View all 2021 entries HERE

Prizes

Overall Winner

  • Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 Trophy and Certificate
  • Otter 8x32 Binocular, these have a retail value of £64.95 courtesy of Viking Optics
  • £50 Park Cameras voucher courtesy of Aaduki Multimedia Insurance
  • Nik Collection 3 By DxO worth £125
  • Permajet new A3 Double-Sided Lustre 295 and a black A3 SnapShut Folio (RRP £98.95) and is perfect for making a photographic portfolio.
  • A Kenko AB600-R AI FLASHGUN (Nikon version) worth £399 (RRP)
  • One year Free Professional Membership to SINWP- which includes: entry to all of our membership only competitions - unrestricted access to our members' photography forum - access to our members only Facebook group - listing on our directory - qualifications and distinctions through submission of images - the winner will also receive our magazine Professional Imagemaker for 12 months (valued at £120)

2nd place

  • 2nd Place SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 Certificate
  • 6 months Free Professional Membership to SINWP - which includes: entry to all of our membership only competitions - unrestricted access to our members' photography forum - access to our members only Facebook group - listing on our directory - qualifications and distinctions through submission of images - the winner will also receive our magazine Professional Imagemaker for 6 months (valued at £60)

3rd place

  • 3rd Place SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 Certificate
  • 6 months Free Professional Membership to SINWP - which includes: entry to all of our membership only competitions - unrestricted access to our members' photography forum - access to our members only Facebook group - listing on our directory - qualifications and distinctions through submission of images - the winner will also receive our magazine Professional Imagemaker for 6 months (valued at £60)

No cash alternatives will be given

Rules

  • Competition closes September 30th 2021
  • The work must be that of the entrant
  • Images submitted must be no larger than 2000 pixels on the longest side
  • All entrants must be able to supply a high resolution image (300dpi)
  • No distinguishing marks on the images
  • Copyright of the images remains with the photographer - The Societies recognises that the entrant, the author of the photograph, retains complete and full ownership of the copyright in each submission
  • Entries can be used for publicity purposes only by The Societies and may be printed in our magazine Professional Imagemaker, also promotional purposes.
  • The judge's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Winning and highly commended images may be contacted by national and international media outlets.

This individual or organisation is fundraising in aid of the RSPB. They are not fundraising on behalf of or in any formal capacity for the RSPB, and the RSPB cannot be held liable in any way for the event or activity

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is a registered charity: England and Wales no. 207076, Scotland no. SC037654

The SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2021 in aid of RSPB competition is proudly supported by

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Archive
2021 Winners | 2021 Press | 2020 Entries | The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers raises £2,302 for the RSPB
2020 Winners | 2020 Press | 2020 Entries | The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers raises £2,120 for the RSPB
2019 Winners | 2019 Entries | 2019 Press | The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers raises £2,850 for the RSPB
2018 Winners | 2018 Entries | 2018 Press | RSPB were delighted to receive £1,673 donation from the SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2018 competition.


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