Awards

All winning entries and finalists will form part of a special exhibition in the margins of the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta in November. The Exhibition images will also be published in a special exhibition book that will be distributed at the Heads of Government meeting.

Awards will be given as follows:

The Prince of Wales’s Commonwealth Environmental Photography Awards Overall Winner

This Award will be given to the image which is judged to be the best overall image submitted into the competition. The winner of this Award will be invited to travel (expenses paid) to Malta in November to receive their prize at an Award Ceremony as part of the Out of the Blue Exhibition.

The winner of this category will receive £5,000 (GBP)

Category Winners (over-18s)

The Over-18 Category Winner Awards will be given to the images judged to be the best submitted in each thematic category for over-18s. There will be one Award for each of the competition’s three categories.

The category winners will receive £1,000 (GBP) each

Category Winners (under-18s)

The Under-18 Category Winner Awards will be given to the images judged to be the best submitted in each thematic category for under-18s. There will be one Award for each of the competition’s three categories.

The category winners will receive £1,000 (GBP) each

Category Finalists (over-18s)

There will be three finalists per category for over-18s.

Category Finalists (under-18s)

There will be three finalists per category for under-18s.

Highly Commended – Smart phone entry

This Highly Commended Award will be given to the image judged to be the best photo taken using a Smart Phone.

Highly Commended – ‘Most Liked’ photo entry

This Highly Commended Award will be given to the entry which receives the most ‘likes’ on the Out of the Blue competition website.