Photography by Anne Coveney

Johnny Creedon Nature Photographer of the Year

Our nature competition 2023 takes place the 11th of October at O’Donovan’s Hotel.


This is a printed competition BUT send a digital copy to the competition secretary not later than the 6th of October.


You need to be a paying member of the club to enter.

1 image per person – printed and mounted. See this page for print sizes.

Domestic animals or animals in captivity are NOT permitted

Flora, fungi etc. must be in its natural environment i.e. no cut grasses, cut flowers or picked toadstools etc

Cultivated plants are ineligible

Human elements shall not be present, except where those human elements are integral parts of the nature story such as animals adapted to an environment modified by humans, or where those human elements are in situations depicting natural forces, like hurricanes or tidal waves;

Photo editing

No techniques that add, relocate, replace, or remove pictorial elements, except by cropping the image, are permitted

Removal of dust spots, digital noise or film scratches is permissible

Levels & curves adjustment, colour adjustment, dodging & burning arepermissible but must appear natural

Colour images may be converted to black & white