Entries asked for wildlife photography contest

Three of the Wildlife Trusts in the region have collaborated with the Natural History Society of Northumbria as well as Great North Museum to start the North East Wildlife Photography Contest 2015. The contest that was also arranged by Alan Hewitt Photography, saw over one thousand two hundred entries previous year.

For the 3rd year in a row, Nestli that has worked with the Northumberland Wildlife Trust on imbedding of butterfly meadows at their factory in the Fawdon Newcastle is the primary sponsor, along with Simon King Wildlife as well as Opticron already coming ahead with an excerpt of prizes.

There are 6 contest categories, along with each category winner as well as runners-up getting a prize as well as an overall winner being picked out from one of them for the grand prize of #250. Along with this, there are 2 brand new categories – mobile nature – wildlife and plants snaps clicked with a tab or a mobile phone and Nature up close  snaps of insects, plants as well as other close up wildlife snaps.

There is free entry for every person, and open to all but photos should have been clicked in North-East. The last date for entries is Thursday, midnight, 9th May, 2015. The winners would be declared at an awards event on 7th July, 2015 at Great North Museum: Hancock in Newcastle with the winning snaps showcased in the museum before going on tour across the region.

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