£23,000 worth prizes were won across 11 categories focusing on different bug species, and also including a mobile phone category and youth category for 13-17 year olds. The grand prize winner took home £2,500 cash and the title of ‘Bug Photographer of the Year 2020’.
The awards were generously sponsored by Skylum, who are gave away 60-day free trials of their award-winning photo editor Luminar 4.
Entries were judged by an esteemed panel of professionals from the worlds of conservation, photography, television and academia, including Buglife President Germain Greer, and vice-president Nick Baker.
© Mofeed Abu Shalwa
‘Red palm weevil’ by Mofeed Abu Shalwa, who has been crowned Luminar Bug Photographer of the Year 2020.