The competition is open to everyone who practices nature photography as a hobby or on a professional basis.
In total, prizes worth more than € 30,000 can be won which includes cash prizes of more than € 12,000 and special prizes worth € 18,000.
The overall winner will receive € 2,500.
The category winners will receive € 500 each.
The Junior Award winner will receive € 500 and Olympus camera equipment worth € 1,700.
There are 8 categories:
• Magnificent Wilderness (landscape photography)
• The Beauty of Plants (plant phtography)
• Nature as Art (shape, colour and abstraction of nature)
• Artist of Wings (bird photography)
• The World of Mammals (images of mammals)
• Diversity of all other Animals (animal kingdom except birds and mammals)
• Black and White (images that show the subject in black and white)
• Moments in Nature (images of special moments in nature)
• Aerial Views of Nature (nature pictures by multicopter)
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
The copyright remains with the photographer.
The images will be presented at a touring exhibition, they will be published in the Glanzlichter book and shown online at www.glanzlichter.com.