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Photographers from all over the world are drawn to and inspired by Scotland's landscape and natural heritage.

The Scottish Nature Photography Awards celebrate nature, wildlife and landscape photography in Scotland.

The 2020 Competition

24/02/2021 | Shortlist notifications will be emailed over the next couple of days. Please keep an eye on your inbox (and junk folder) for updates.

24/02/2021 | Junior, Student and Video notifications sent.

25/02/2021 | Environmental, Natural Abstract and Scottish Botanical notifications sent.

25/02/2021 | Scottish Landscape - The Land, Scottish Landscape - Sea & Coast and Scottish Landscape - Urban Greenspace, notifications sent.

25/02/2021 | Scottish Wildlife Behaviour and Scottish Wildlife Portrait notifications sent.


Portfolio Yearbooks

The Scottish Nature Photography Awards Portfolio Yearbooks showcase the winning and shortlisted images from all the categories in the Photographic Competition. They offer an insight into the creation of the winning images and into the photographers themselves.

Order the Portfolio Yearbook 2019 here.


2019 Virtual Exhibitions

The 2019 Winners' Exhibition supported by Photech Print & Frame and Perspectives toured in 2020 and is now available as a virtual exhibition.

In 2019 we invited photographers to participate in our Scottish Nature Photography Awards Solstice Challenge to create a picture of Scottish nature on the longest and shortest days of the year.

View the virtual exhibition here.


2020 Book Vote

The 2019 Winners' Exhibition supported by Photech Print & Frame and Perspectives. View the virtual version of the exhibition.

View here.


2019 Winners' Update: As the deadline for the 2020 competition approaches, we asked the 2019 title winners to

look back on winning their Awards and to tell us about their current projects. View here


Waxwing Print To celebrate 10 years of the Scottish Nature Photography Awards we are offering a limited

edition of 25 Giclee prints of Waxwing by Ron McCombe, winner of the inaugural Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year in 2010. View the print here.