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Kent Wildlife Trust Wildlife Photography Competition for Worldwide Photographers, 2019

Enter our Prize Wildlife Photography Competition

Go wild with your camera and win a fabulous cottage break at The Coach House, Biddenden in Kent – perfect for wildlife watching – courtesy of Kent & Sussex Holiday Cottages.

A rather overdue welcome to Kent Wildlife Trust’s 60th Anniversary Wildlife Photography Competition 2018 we thank you for your continued interest and look forward to seeing your submissions – simply submit your entries with the entry form by email to photocomp-at-kentwildlife.org.uk .

How it works

Entering the competition is simple – download the entry form below and submit it along with your photo to (competition is finished)

Download the entry form

Submit your entry

Competition entry

By entering the competition, you agree to the provisions of these terms and conditions and to comply fully with them.

The competition is open to anyone except those directly involved with the competition and judging (including their families and relatives).

If you are under the age of 17 you must have permission to enter from your parent or guardian. By submitting an entry for the competition, your parent/carer/guardian is deemed to have given such consent and to agree to the use of the entry as described in these terms and conditions.

The closing date for submissions is 30th November 2018. All submissions received after this time will not be eligible. Please note that sending is not proof of receipt.

The Organisers cannot be held responsible for emails that do not arrive due to the entrant’s email security settings or restrictions placed by their Internet service provider.

Your entry must be submitted digitally via email to (no longer available-competition complete) No other forms of entry will be accepted.

By submitting images to Kent Wildlife Trust Photography Competition, each entrant confirms and warrants that:

  • they are the sole author of each entry and that it is their original work;
  • they own the copyright and any other intellectual property rights of each image;
  • they have the permission of anyone pictured in the image (or, where the image shows any persons under 18, the consent of their parent/guardian) for the usage rights required by Kent Wildlife Trust and will indemnify Kent Wildlife Trust against any claims made by any third parties in respect of such infringement;
  • they have not licensed or disposed of any rights in the image that would conflict with uses to be made by Kent Wildlife Trust; and
  • they have received any necessary permissions from the owner(s) of objects including buildings included in submitted images for the usage rights required by Kent Wildlife Trust and will indemnify Kent Wildlife Trust against any claims made by any third parties in respect of such infringement.

What to enter

Photographs must be a minimum 1MB – maximum 5MB file. Entries must not have been a ‘winner’ in any other photographic competition.

A maximum of three entries may be entered per applicant and you may distribute these amongst the categories however you wish. No single image may be entered into more than one of the categories.

An image will be rejected if it appears to have been taken in such a way that wildlife law or animal welfare requirements may have been breached or it has been otherwise taken in an irresponsible way.

All plants must be non-cultivated.

Domestic pets and farm animals are not eligible, nor are native or exotic wildlife photographed in zoos, sanctuaries, shows and fairs or similar locations.

Kent Wildlife Trust reserves the right to remove or refuse any entries from the competition for any reason.

Please send only one photo per email stating the category you are entering in the subject line. We encourage digital entries from all forms of camera including mobile devices. Photographs must be a minimum 1MB – maximum 5MB file. Please ensure images are sent in adherence to the rules, terms and conditions. All category images must have been taken in Kent specifying the place name (village, town, nature reserve, park, beach etc.) accompanying each image.

Judges will choose one winner, a second and a third place from each of the categories. Trophies will be awarded for all winning photographs.

The overall winner from the four senior categories will receive a mini-break holiday courtesy of Kent & Sussex Holiday Cottages.

Winning photos will be published in Wild Kent magazine and press articles and displayed on our website and at our visitor centres.

The closing date for entries is November 30, 2018. Winners will be announced by 20th December 2018.

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