Wildlife Photography Competition 2017

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Photographers across Kent went wild with their cameras this year for our competition - prize courtesy of Mulberry Cottages and Hawthorn Farm Cottages.

Winners of the Kent Wildlife Trust Wildlife Photography Competition 2017 have now been announced.


Win a fantastic country cottage break!

Mulberry Cottages

The overall competition winner will enjoy a two-night break for four people in a delightful holiday cottage set in 4 acres of land including paddocks, a wildflower meadow and landscaped gardens (visit www.hawthornfarm.co.uk).

Nestled in splendid countryside between Canterbury and Sandwich and conveniently located near Kent Wildlife Trust's Sandwich and Pegwell Bay nature reserve, Stodmarsh NNR and Wingham Wildlife Park - it's a nature-lover's paradise! 

Winning photos will be published in Wild Kent magazine and displayed on our website at and at our visitor centres. All winners and their families will be invited to a special awards presentation evening on the 9th November at Tyland Barn Visitor Centre.


Category 1: Fauna
Covers all animals - mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and insects that can be found on sites in Kent. These may be nature reserves, country parks, schools, gardens etc.

Category 2: Flora
Covers all plants, flowers, trees and fungi found in Kent.

Category 3: Landscape, coastline and people
A broad category for images of landscapes and habitats i.e. woodland, meadows, lakes, rivers and coastline - but must be taken in Kent. The
inclusion of people enjoying the ‘great outdoors’ is welcome.

Unipet International Category 4: Junior
Any subject may be chosen from categories 1, 2 or 3 but photos must be taken in Kent and entrants must be aged 17 or under on the closing date.

The Junior category is sponsored by Unipet International. 

Trophies are awarded for first, second and third places in each category. Photos will be featured in the Trust’s magazine, Wild Kent; on its website; and exhibited at its visitor centres. Winners and their families will be invited to a special awards presentation evening held in Maidstone in November.

How to enter, rules and conditions

Entries for the competition are now closed and the category winners have been announced. Check back with Kent Wildlife Trust soon for information about our 2018 Wildlife Photography Competition.

For queries about the competition contact us at photocomp@kentwildlife.org.uk or telephone 01622 622012.


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