Nope, it’s not an April Idiot’s joke – the 2022 Comedy Wildlife Pictures Awards is now open for entries. Contemplating the character of the competition, I’d say that the date is completely applicable, and from at this time on you may submit your personal humorous wildlife photos.
The stunning of us behind this contest have an effective way to encourage you to hitch them. They shared with DIYP some beforehand unseen photographs from the 2021 contest that can encourage you to both exit taking pictures or search your archive for some hilarious photos. Or if nothing else – they’ll make your day brighter, and we positive all want this on the finish of the workweek.
The Comedy Wildlife Pictures Awards have been round for seven years now (boy does time fly! Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE and Tom Sullam co-founded it in 2015 with the objective of creating folks smile whereas selling the conservation of wildlife and their habitats by way of a humorous and constructive message. If you happen to ask me, they’ve definitely been doing an incredible job.
Ever since its founding, the competitors has supported completely different sustainable conservation organizations. In 2022, Comedy Wildlife groups up with Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN), a UK charity that helps conservation leaders working of their house nations throughout the International South. Over 29, years it has channeled £19 million to greater than 200 conservationists in 80 nations.
If you happen to determine to submit your photos, listed here are the classes you may undergo:
- Creatures of the Air
- Creatures of the Land
- Underwater Class
- Video Class
- Junior Class
- Portfolio Class
As at all times, the competitors is open to the general public and free for anybody to enter, and the winner will get some superb prizes. They embody a safari within the Maasai Mara in Kenya with Alex Walker’s Serian, a home made trophy from The Surprise Workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and the title of 2022 Comedy Wildlife Photographer of the 12 months. As for the class winners, all of them get a Suppose Tank digicam bag and a certificates.
So, what are you ready for? Go to Comedy Wildlife’s web site and submit your photographs. The shortlist will likely be introduced in October and the winners in December 2022. And simply in case you want the inspiration I discussed earlier, listed here are some hilarious photographs from the final 12 months’s contest. Take pleasure in!