GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016

Publish Date: Feb 08, 2016

Deadline: Mar 01, 2016

For the 16th time the Society of German Nature Photographers (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen - GDT) invites professional and non-professional photographers from all over Europe to join this year‘s competition.

The competition aims to illustrate the high quality and specific style of European wildlife photography through excellent pictures from Europe and all over the world. It also seeks to promote awareness for nature conservation through the means of photography.


  • There will be cash and material prizes in the amount of 25,000 EURaltogether.

  • Overall winner: 3,000 EUR, invitation to the award ceremony (travel expenses, costs for the buffet and accommodation)

  • K 1 – 8: winners: 800 EUR, runners-up: 500 EUR

  • K 9: winners: 200 EUR as well as an invitation to the award ceremony (travel expenses, costs for the buffet and accommodation; includes expenses for an accompanying adult), runners-up: 100 EUR

  • All winning participants will receive free tickets to the GDT International Nature Photography Festival 2016 in Lünen as well as the exhibition catalogue.

Judging Panel

  • Theo Bosboom, NL (wildlife photographer)
  • Dr. Alexander Mustard, GB (wildlife photographer)
  • Guillaume Bily, FR (wildlife photographer)
  • Peter Cairns, GB (wildlife photographer)
  • Cornelius Nelo, DE (wildlife photographer)

Online Participation

Start your online entry by clicking here.

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