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Deadline: September 07, 2014
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: £5 per person for up to 5 photographs

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2014 Twycross Zoo Photography Competition

2014 Twycross Zoo Photography Competition Do you have a passion for animals, coupled with a keen eye for the perfect photograph? Entries are now open for the 2014 Twycross Zoo Photography Competition and we are looking for more than just a picture. We want photographs that can speak, photographs that illustrate the struggles facing animals in the wild and the conservation efforts that are going into preserving wildlife for future generations.

Regardless of whether you are an experienced photographer, or a young novice – we want your pictures.

The categories that are available are:

Young Zoo/Wildlife Photographer; For images of animals or birds taken in the wild or in captivity (Open to young people aged 12 years and under.

Twycross Zoo Photographer of the Year; For images of animals or birds taken at Twycross Zoo (Open to anyone aged 13 years and over)

Zoo Photographer of the Year; For images of animals or birds taken in captivity at any zoo, sanctuary or similar. (Open to anyone aged 13 years and over.)

Wildlife Photographer of the Year; For images of animals or birds taken in natural habitat, not in captivity. (Open to anyone aged 13 years and over.)

Pet Photographer of the Year: For images of pets (Open to anyone of any age.)

Half of the proceeds raised from this competition will go towards Ape Action Africa, a charity dedicated to helping gorillas, chimps, and bonobos in Cameroon, Africa.

Half of the proceeds will go to Twycross Zoo and their conservation work.

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Young Zoo/Wildlife Photographer
First Prize: Junior Keeper for Day Experience, Photography Lesson at the Zoo & Family Ticket to the Zoo
Second Prize: Photography Lesson at the Zoo & Family Ticket to the Zoo
Third Prize: Family Ticket to the Zoo

Twycross Zoo Photographer of the year
First Prize: Annual Membership for 2 people to Twycross Zoo & Your work displayed as a solo exhibition at the zoo
Second Prize: Annual Membership for 2 people to Twycross Zoo
Third Prize: Annual Membership for 2 people to Twycross Zoo

Zoo Photographer of the year
First Prize: Annual Membership for 2 people to Twycross Zoo, £200 and £250 of travel vouchers from Discover the World Travel
Second Prize: Annual Membership for 2 people to Twycross Zoo and £100
Third Prize: Annual Membership for 2 people to Twycross Zoo and £50

Wildlife Photographer of the year
First Prize: Annual Membership for 2 people to Twycross Zoo, £500 and £600 of Travel Vouchers from Wildlife World Wide
Second Prize: Annual Membership for 2 people to Twycross Zoo and £200
Third Prize: Annual Membership for 2 people to Twycross Zoo and £100

Pet Photographer of the year Pet Photographer
First Prize: One family ticket to the zoo plus a large cuddly toy
Second Prize: One family ticket to the zoo plus a medium sized cuddly toy
Third Prize: One family ticket to the zoo plus a small cuddly toy ELIGIBILITY: UK

A maximum of 5 pictures can be uploaded, each at a maximum of 2mb in size Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: All images must be the exclusive work of the submitting photographer and may not include any element that is the copyright of another. The photographer retains copyright to the image USAGE RIGHTS: By entering the competition you agree for your image to be used by Twycross Zoo in Marketing, online, publicity and merchandising in connection with the competition. Credit will be given to the photographer where possible.

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