Britta Jascinski (UK/DE) runner-up man and nature NPOTY 2017

Mike Korostelev (RUS) overall winner NPOTY 2017

Bastien Riu (FR) Winner category Nature Art NPOTY 2016

Remio Savisaar (EST) Winner category Landscape NPOTY 2017

Shane Gross (CAN) Runner-up category Underwater NPOTY 2017

Radomir Jakubowski (DE) Runner-up category Plants and Fungi NPOTY 2016

Corné Koopmans (NL) Highly Commended category Young 10-17 years NPOTY 2016

Jury Nature Photographer of the Year 2019

Nature Photographer of the Year has great line-up of expert judges to review the images for this year’s competition. We’re currently working hard tot get confirmation from all the jury members. So, watch this website every now and then to stay informed! All our judges have a background in nature photography or editing. The judges come from diverse organizations and countries, but we have ensured that an emphasis on photography and nature remains at the core. We are sure that they will have different opinions on what makes a good picture and we look forward to the lively debates that we’ll have before the winners are selected!

During our yearly Nature Talks Photo Festival on the 9/10th of November 2019 in the Netherlands we will annouce all the winners. The winners will also have a Photo Exhibition on the festival before it will be traveling through the Netherlands and Belgium. So enter the contest now and and we will show your amazing images to the world!

Keith Wilson - Photo editor

Keith Wilson - Photo editor

Chairman jury

Keith Wilson

For Keith Wilson, creative collaboration and dialogue with the great names of documentary and nature photography are his quest. He is renowned for his interviews with modern masters such as Jim Brandenburg, Steve Winter, Sebastiâo Salgado, Audun Rikardsen, Frans Lanting, Federico Veronesi, Sandra Bartocha, Jasper Doest and Britta Jaschinski.

Keith also specialises in editing fine art nature photography books, working with some of Europe’s leading photographers. He is the editor of the highly acclaimed Remembering Elephants and its successor Remembering Rhinos. His new project is Photographer against Wildlife Crime.

A former award-winning editor of Amateur Photographer magazine, Keith is the founder of Outdoor Photography, which he edited from 2000 to 2007, Black + White Photography and Wild Planet, the world’s first monthly digital magazine devoted entirely to wildlife photography.


He is a highly regarded competition judge and sought-after speaker at international nature photography festivals and workshops. Keith is based in London, UK











René Alblas - editor Roots Magazine

René Alblas - editor Roots Magazine

Jury member

René Alblas




Entrance fee of €25.
Upload max 20 Images in categories C1 to C10


Entrance fee of €15. Upload max 12 photos in category C12, for the Fred Hazelhoff Portfolio Award


Entrance fee of €40. 
Upload max 20 Images in categories C1 to C10 and  upload max 12 images to category C12

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Images can be uploaded to Category C11. Photographers between 10-17 years can enter this category

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