Bastien Riu (FR) Winner category Nature Art NPOTY 2016



Mike Korostelev (RUS) overall winner NPOTY 2017



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



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

Terms NPOTY 2018



By entering the ‘Nature Photographer Of The Year’ contest, each photographer confirms that the photographs entered under his/her name is his/her original work,  that he/she is the sole owner of the copyright and that there are no third party claims.


It is his/her responsibility to obtain releases and consents in written form for publishing, exhibiting and using his/her image if any persons appear in the photograph or if objects in the photograph are subject to the rights of third parties.

The photographer is responsible for obtaining official permits when applicable.


The photographer may be held liable for any damage that the Nature Photographer of the Year Contest may experience due to the lack of necessary release forms or missing permits.




Photographs awarded with a prize may be used in the context of the ‘Nature Photographer Of The Year’ competition and its related public relations and promotion during 3 years after the award ceremony.


In addition, the ‘Nature Photographer Of The Year’ contest is entitled to exhibit the photograph in any country, for 3 years, to reproduce and distribute it in the form of print and to use it to advertise the exhibitions and publications, provided that the context of the ‘Nature Photographer Of The Year’ competition 2018 is clearly indicated.


The ‘Nature Photographer Of The Year’ is entitled to transfer the above usage rights to third parties for the purpose of providing a printing, web, or similar service to ‘Nature Photographer Of The Year’, and to publications if the pictures are used to illustrate editorial content covering the ‘Nature Photographer Of The Year’ Competition.


For the above stated usage rights the photographer cannot claim compensation or fee of any kind.


In case of inquiries concerning the purchase of usage rights of the awarded photographs, the Nature Photographer of the Year Contest will forward the contact details of the interested party to the photographer.

The required prints for the exhibition will be made on the Nature Photographer of the Year Contest own expenses or that of third parties eligible for using the photographs in the above conditions.





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Participation in this competition implies acceptance of each and every one of these rules and the final decision of the jury. The Organization may resolve any case not provided therein.



Please note our contact and legal data as follows:


Nature Photographer Of The Year – 2018 Edition

Nature Talks B.V.

Bogert 1,
5612 LX, Eindhoven
The Netherlands

Number Chamber of Commerce – 66589711

VAT number – NL856621584B01

Mail address –

Telephone number – 0031 40 2405015

To address any inquiry to the Competition Manager of the ‘Nature Photographer Of The Year’ 2018 Edition, please refer to:


On Nature Talks Photo Festival on the 10/11th of November 2018 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 Benelux.

So enter the contest now and, do a bit for nature and we will show everybody your amazing images.


Enterance fee of €25.
Upload max 20 Images in Categories C1 to C9


Entrance fee of €15. Upload max 12 photos in Category C11, for the Fred Hazelhoff Portfolio Award


Entrance fee of €40.
Upload max 20 Images in Categories C1 to C9+  Upload max 12 images to Category C11

No entrance fee. 
Images can be uploaded to Category C10. Young photographers between 10-17 years can enter this contest

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