Prizes and Awards

By entering Landscape Photographer of the Year 2022, you'll be in with a chance to win:

  • the overall title and £10,000
  • your image published in a beautiful, full-colour coffee table book
  • your image displayed in a touring exhibition around the UK, in partnership with Network Rail
  • other Special Awards and prizes.

Read on to find out more.

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ADULT COMPETITION

This year, you can enter four main categories and four Special Awards.

If you're 18 or under you can enter the Young Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.


CATEGORY PRIZES

OVERALL WINNER

The single image judged as the overall winner from all four adult categories will win:

  • £10,000 prize
  • Winning image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15
  • The prestigious title of Landscape Photographer of the Year 2022.


CATEGORY WINNERS

Images judged to be the best in each of the four adult categories will win:

  • £1,000 prize
  • Winning image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.


CATEGORY RUNNERS UP

Images judged as second in each of the four adult categories will win:

  • Image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.


HIGHLY COMMENDED IMAGES

Images judged as highly commended in each of the four adult categories will win:

  • Image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.


COMMENDED IMAGES

Images judged as commended in each of the four adult categories will win:

  • Image printed in the Collection 15 book
  • Image as part of the touring exhibition on a digital screen.

Find out more about this year's categories.


SPECIAL AWARDS

LINES IN THE LANDSCAPE

Supported by Network Rail

WINNER

  • An invitation to join Network Rail on an exclusive tour behind the scenes at King’s Cross Station, London. There will be ample opportunity to photograph the station from areas not accessible to the public.
  • Image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.

RUNNER UP

  • Image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.

COMMENDED IMAGES

  • Image printed in the Collection 15 book
  • Image as part of the touring exhibition on a digital screen.

HISTORIC BRITAIN

Supported by The Sunday Times Magazine

WINNER

  • A 1:1 with Awards founder and photographer Charlie Waite for a day, (dates and location to be decided)
  • Image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.

RUNNER UP

  • Image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.

COMMENDED IMAGES

  • Image printed in the Collection 15 book
  • Image as part of the touring exhibition on a digital screen.

COAST

Supported by Octopus Publishing

WINNER

  • A 1:1 photography session with LPOTY judge Paul Sanders at a UK coastal spot (travel not included)
  • Image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.

RUNNER UP

  • Image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.

COMMENDED IMAGES

  • Image printed in the Collection 15 book
  • Image as part of the touring exhibition on a digital screen.

LANDSCAPES AT NIGHT

Supported by Light & Land

WINNER

  • A place on Light & Land’s Exmoor Photography Tour taking place in 2023, led by Peter Hendrie (travel not included)
  • Image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.

RUNNER UP

  • Image as part of the touring exhibition and Collection 15 book
  • A copy of Collection 15.

COMMENDED IMAGES

  • Image printed in the Collection 15 book
  • Image as part of the touring exhibition on a digital screen.

HOW TO ENTER

Entries are open now.

All entries must be submitted through our submission portal before 12pm, 5 May 2022.

You can enter the same image in more than one category. Be sure to read the Competition Rules before entering.

Good luck!

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Disclaimer: All decisions regarding the design and layout of the exhibition and Collection 15 book are made by Landscape Photographer of the Year, Network Rail and Octopus Publishing, and their decision is final.

Landscape Photographer of the Year, partners, sponsors and supporters reserve the right to change prizes to ones of comparable value if required by unforeseen circumstances. Any such changes will be posted on the competition website. Prizes are not transferable and no cash equivalent will be available for non-cash prizes.

Additional prizes that may be supplied by sponsors and supporters are the responsibility of their supporting companies. Landscape Photographer of the Year is not liable for any difficulties that may arise in relation to these specific Awards due to unforeseen circumstances.

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