A picture is worth a thousand words. Now more than ever, photography has the power to celebrate the natural world and create conversations about our environment.
Developed in partnership with the Forestry England, Earth Photo is an international competition and exhibition which rewards photographs and videos that tell stories about our planet, its inhabitants, its beauty, and its fragility. Earth Photo showcases the very best in geographical and environmental visual media and aims to enable a better understanding of the world around us through the complementary disciplines of the environment, geography and photography.
The Earth Photo 2022 shortlist is now announced. The selection panel, chaired by award-winning photographer Marissa Roth, has chosen 56 photos and videos taken by 35 artists in the following categories from around the world:
A Climate of change
Well done to everyone who entered, and congratulations to the 35 photographers and videographers who made the shortlist.
View shortlisted entries
They will be showcased in the Earth Photo exhibition at the Society from 17 June to 26 August.
They will also be shown on a national tour to the following Forestry England sites:
Created in 2018, Earth Photo is already highly-respected in the field of nature photography, with shortlisted and winning images being published each year by news outlets such as the BBC, the Guardian, El Espectador, and magazines like Geographical, Vice, Digital Photographer, and National Geographic.
Earth Photo competition is run in partnership with: