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Earth Photo is a competition and exhibition held by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG, and sponsored by Land Rover) designed to increase the overall understanding of the world and stimulate discussion of environmental and geographical issues by showing photographs or videos describing one of these subjects: People, Place, Nature, Changing Forests and A Climate of Change.
It has been introduced to mark COP26, The UN climate change summit due to be held in in Glasgow, Scotland, in November.
Entrants pay a fee of £15 for up to 10 entries. There will be a special First Prize, awarded to one outstanding photographer, and the best image in each category will also be awarded £250 each. A prize will also be awarded for the best short film.
All photographs and films entered must have been completed since 1 January 2020.
Key Dates for Entries and Exhibitions
May 4, 5pm (BST): Deadline for entries
May 25: Results announced
June 4: Deadline for high resolution images and work details
June 28 to August 30: Indoor exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London
June 28 to September 19: Outdoor exhibition at Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire
October 4 to December 19: Outdoor exhibition at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, Dorset
December 20, 2021 to April 24, 2022: Indoor exhibition at Grizedale, Cumbria
Entry is by online submission at https://earthphoto.artopps.co.uk/ where you will also find more detailed advice on what submissions will be accepted and what qualities the judges will be looking for.