Photography Contest



Deadline |


Theme |

Several Categories

Territory |


Eligibility |

Open to all

Entry Fees |

$25 for up to 10 single image submissions in any category

Prizes |

Now in its ninth year, BigPicture encourages photographers from around the world to contribute to this renowned competition. BigPicture celebrates and illustrates the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspires action to protect and conserve it through the power of imagery. Enter your finest nature, wildlife, and conservation images for a chance to win a share of $12,000 in cash prizes. Winning photographs will be featured in an exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences, which welcomes over one million visitors each year.

Award-winning wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas will chair the competition's panel of esteemed judges, joined by international photo editor Sophie Stafford, and award-winning nature and conservation photographers Jaymi Heimbuch, Gab Mejia, Jaime Rojo, Camille Seaman, Sophie Stafford, and Christian Ziegler.