Deadline for photography awards nears

Fraserburgh's High Street.
Fraserburgh's High Street.

Nature photography enthusiasts of all ages have only a short time left to enter the Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2013, the annual photographic competition celebrating nature, wildlife and landscape photography in Scotland.

The competition invites entries of images taken in Scotland by professional or amateur photographers from around the world. Entries close at midnight on November 30, 2013.

Judges Colin Prior, Neil McIntyre, Lorne Gill and Niall Irvine will select winners from eight categories who will then compete for the title of “Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2013”.

The competition also caters for young and emerging talent. The “Student Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year” competition is open to students over the age of 18 undertaking a Photography element in their course. Students are asked to submit a portfolio of 3 images on the theme of Weather.

The “Junior Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year” title is open to young photographers under 18 years of age.

Full details about the competition and the prizes are on the awards website at