This is your moment to shine.

Share your photos of the natural world for a chance of winning top prizes and to feature in BBOWT’s 2024 wildlife calendar.

Competition prizes

Overall winner: Top-of-the-range camera and A3 canvas print of your winning photo.

Category winners: Workshop with Steve Gozdz of GG Wildlife Experiences, a copy of BBOWT’s 2024 wildlife calendar featuring your winning photo, café voucher, and certificate.

Runners-up: Calendar and certificate.

Highly commended: Café voucher and certificate.

Schools: Children and teen entrants can also win nature books for their school!


Submit up to four photographs across 12 categories.

Please note: Photos must be taken on a BBOWT nature reserve. Exceptions are the Children, Teens, Team Wilder and Urban Nature categories which can be taken anywhere in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire or Oxfordshire.

Children (ages 6-11) – Photos matching any of the categories below.

Teens (ages 12-17) – Photos matching any of the categories below.



Insects and Arachnids



Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish

Nature Reserve Landscapes

Team Wilder – People are stepping forward from every sector of society to lead change in their fields and we welcome businesses, schools, politicians, and individuals as part of Team Wilder.

If you’re taking action for nature right now, no matter how small the act is, you’re already a part of #TeamWilder.

Send them your photos and show them what you are working on or have achieved already. 

People in Nature – Photograph someone in a beautiful location on one of their nature reserves.

Urban Nature – Wildlife/nature in towns, cities and other urban settings.

Entries now open

Entry is free and the closing date is 1 September 2023. 

Sponsor GG Wildlife Experiences.

Photography Competition 2023
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