Buglife launches a bug photography competition to encourage people to take a closer look at the bugs on their doorstep.
Today Buglife launches a bug photography competition to encourage people to take a closer look at the bugs on their doorstep.
Participants will be asked to take a photo of their favourite bug or the sheer diversity and beauty of bugs and submit it to Buglife. As long as the photo includes a bug and has not been digitally enhanced, it can submit it to the competition There are three age categories, 8 years and under, 9 to 15 years and adults (16 years and over).
The judging panel includes wildlife presenter, Nick Baker and professional photo journalist Carlos Reyes-Manzo, and Buglife entomologist Steven Falk. The photos will be judged on technical skill, diversity, originality and creativity of composition.
Susan Thompson, Buglife Development Officer said ‘By taking part in the bug photography competition we hope that people will engage with bugs and take an interest in conserving them’.
Prizes include a bespoke bug walk and macro photography experience for up to 10 people.
To take part in the competition visit our Bug Photography competition page, and post your bug photo on the Buglife bug photography competition Flickr group. Competition closes on 30 September 2013.