Wildlife photography contest introduced to mark the 50th anniversary of the Trust

Members of a national nature body have started a wildlife photography contest to mark their 50th birthday. Well, Scottish Wildlife Trust is lionizing the milestone anniversary in 2014. The North of Scotland members group of the organization is starting the contest to all amateur shooters, along with a different category for school pupils.

Participants are asked to give a set of three snaps which showcase wildlife in Scotland in the air, in water and on land. The last date for participants’ entries is 31st August, 2015. Judges’ panel will consist of nature writer and director of the Aigas Field Centre near Beauly Sir John Lister-Kaye, Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2012 Charlie Phillips and Anna Jemmett and Brian Alexander of North of Scotland group.

Fordes photographic, based in Beauly, will sponsor the contest prizes. Founded in the year 1964, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has around thirty seven thousand members, looks after hundred and nineteen reserves, and is the only Scottish non-governmental organization dealing all wildlife.

Meanwhile, Sony has asked photographers to enter the World Photography Awards 2015 and also issued a last date for entries before this competition shuts for entry submission on January 5, 2015. The amateur photographers would fight for Open title glory, while professional photographers would battle it out for the L’Iris d’Or/Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year. According to reports, the winners would be declared on 23rd April.

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