Photo Competition

Vote for your favourite image in our 2023 Photo Competition

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Voting closes at 5pm on 31 October 2023, the winner will be announced in early November.

Thank you to everybody who entered.

The theme of this year’s competition is All Shapes and Sizes

We are looking for 12 stunning photographs capturing the best of the wildlife and landscapes of Sussex. Show us the vibrant and varied nature of Sussex throughout the seasons with your local wildlife shots. Amaze us with images of ladybirds in the park, migrating wildfowl, flowers carpeting a woodland floor or clouds of butterflies. Share the wild places that are special to you. Whether high on the Downs, deep in the woods, on the beach or your favourite urban nature spot. Show us how people care and want nature to be part of their lives.

What do I win?

The First Prize is £100 cash

The Runners Up Prize is T-shirt from Sussex Wildlife Trust's Clothing Store

The final 12 photographs will feature in our online calendar. They will also all be displayed at Sussex Wildlife Trust's AGM and The Booth Museum of Natural History in Brighton. In addition, the overall winning image will feature in Wildlife magazine, our monthly enewsletter and on the Sussex Wildlife Trust’s website and social media. The winning photographer will also be offered the chance to take over the Sussex Wildlife Trust's Instagram account for a week.

What are the rules?

  • You can enter up to three images
  • Images must be in landscape format only
  • Images must be a minimum of 4 MB in size
  • For full rules please visit this webpage for the competition’s terms and conditions

Photo comp format

The final 12 images will be selected by judges and the overall winner will be selected by a public vote.

How to enter?

Enter online only, and you can upload up to three photos.

Closing date is Sunday 10 September 2023

Who are the judges?

This year we are fortunate to have professional wildlife photographer David Plummer and the editor of Sussex Wildlife Trust's Wildlife magazine, Amanda Reeves, to choose the final 12 images for the public vote.

Banded Demoiselle silhouette © Brian Watkins
2022 Winner: Banded Demoiselle silhouette © Brian Watkins