Photography awards open for entries

The Moors for the Future Project’s Community Science team are inviting amateur photographers to enter their national photography competition.

This year’s theme is “Water in the Uplands”, with winners selected by a panel of judges including Kate McRae.

Entries will be judged in two categories, adults and 15 and under. Prizes include a bird box camera for adults, a waterproof digital camera for the winner of the 15 and under age group. But you’ll need to hurry; the competition closes on 31 December.

For full terms and conditions and to get an entry form, click here.

Meanwhile, entries are now open for the 1st Cannock Chase Wildlife Photography Awards. The competition is intended to highlight the wealth of the Chase’s natural History, while encouraging discovery and conservation.

Entries are invited in seven categories, including Animal Portraits, Plants and Fungi, and Landscapes. There will also be a prize for the Young Cannock Chase Wildlife Photographer of the Year. The competition closes in March 2017 with the award ceremony being held in May.

The organisers are also interested in hearing from wildlife and photography firms interested in sponsoring the event. For more details go here.