Launched in 2007 by CIWEM, the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management, and sponsored by Atkins, one of the worlds leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition honours amateurs and professionals of all ages.
The selected photographs and films demonstrate the dynamic link between environmental and social issues in a way that makes us think differently about the world around us. Works examine issues such as innovation, sustainable development, biodiversity, poverty, climate change, human rights, culture, natural disasters and population growth.
The Prizes will be announced at a private ceremony on 25 June 2015 at 7.15pm. They include:
Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year - £5000
Atkins CIWEM Young Environmental Photographer of the Year (25 years or under) - £1000 Atkins CIWEM Environmental Film of the Year - £1000
Atkins Cityscape Prize - £1000
Forestry Commission England Exhibition Award - One photographer will be invited to exhibit a solo exhibition at one of England’s public forests.