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About Earth Photo

Earth Photo is an annual programme of awards, exhibitions and events jointly developed by Forestry England, leading visual arts consultancy Parker Harris, and the Society with Jaguar Land Rover.

Established in 2018, Earth Photo is a world-leading international programme dedicated to engaging with still and moving image makers working across multiple genres sharing the prescient issues affecting the climate and life on our planet.

Earth Photo’s main objective is to reveal the narratives behind the pictures, informing, entertaining and engaging audiences while encouraging conversations about our world, its peoples, environments, and the changing climate.

Earth Photo 2024

Out of over 1,900 entries, a judging panel made up of experts from the fields of photography, film, geography and environment selected the Earth Photo 2024 shortlist: 112 images and 12 videos by 31 photographers and 13 filmmakers from around the world.

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The shortlisted works will be available to view in the Earth Photo 2024 exhibition at the Society from 18 June to 21 August.

A selection of shortlisted photos will also be shown on a national tour to Forestry England sites:

The exhibition will also tour to the Sidney Nolan Trust and the Lost Gardens of Heligan, as well as the following National Trust properties across the UK:

Selected works will also be considered for an exhibition at the new Lishui Photography Culture Centre, China, co-curated with Lishui International Photography Festival.

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Earth Photo 2024 exhibition launch and awards ceremony

Winners will be announced on Monday 17 June, from 5.00pm at the Society in London. The Earth Photo 2024 exhibition launch and awards ceremony will feature a presentation of the shortlisted photographers and filmmakers, alongside a specially curated display of original prints, from the Society's collection documenting the Himalaya's glacial and mountainous landscapes from British expeditions to Mount Everest in the 1920s.

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