Deadline: 6 July 2020
Open to: photographers from around the world
Benefits: the winner will get the title of Weather Photographer of the Year 2020 in association with AccuWeather, GBP 500 cash, a HERO7 Go Pro and one year membership with RMetS. Additional cash and membership prizes to the 2nd and 3rd place photographers, as well as the public vote winner
Now in its fifth year, The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) Weather Photographer of the Year competition 2020 in association with AccuWeather provides a platform for the world’s very best weather photography, depicting weather in its widest sense.
The weather in its many forms can make for some of the most stunning photography. With a constantly changing subject, you may be in the right place at the right time to capture a dream shot or have put a lot of preparation and patience into ensuring the perfect photo. We are seeking those images that showcase the sometimes dramatic and always fascinating story and impact of weather. Please do check out our explanation on ‘What is weather?‘ for more information.
A highly respected panel of judges, including meteorologists, photographers and photo editors, will look for work that combines photographic skill with meteorological observation. Shortlisted entries will be put to a public vote to discover the public’s favourite and will be re-produced in a 2021 calendar and touring exhibition.
As a result, your photograph could be seen by millions.
The contest is open for photographers from around the world.
The expert judges’ 1st place choice will win the title of Weather Photographer of the Year 2020 in association with AccuWeather, GBP 500 cash, a HERO8 Go Pro and one year membership with RMetS.
The 2nd place runner up will win GBP 250 cash and membership with RMetS.
The 3rd place runner up will win GBP 100 cash and membership with RMetS.
The public vote selection winner will win one year membership with RMetS.
How to apply?
For more details please visit the official website.