CANOPY AWARDS

Showcasing the unique beauty and diversity of Rainforests

Your shutter might only be open for a moment but your pictures could help Protect Rainforests Forever.

Thank you to everyone involved with the 2022 Rainforest Rescue Canopy Awards.

Click here to see the winning images.

Looking for the nitty-gritty details?
Below you’ll find details regarding Entry Fees and Scoring and Judging, as well as the Competition Terms and Conditions (it’s important to know what you’re signing up for!).

Rainforest Rescue Canopy Awards

ENTRY DETAILS

Every entry protects 1 square metre of rainforest forever.

Junior Division (up to 16 years old):
$15 AUD per image, includes Review & Report Card on Entry

Open Divison (17+ years old):
$25 AUD per image, includes Report Card on Entry

Entries open on 01 March, close on 04 April 2022, and should be submitted via Photo Competitions.

An overview of the process for entrants

  1. Submit your image(s) via the online entry platform, managed by the team at Photo Competitions.
  2. Every entry will be reviewed by three experienced photo reviewers scoring photos in six scoring criteria (see Review and Scoring section below for full details).
  3. The scores from the review process then inform the four Category Shortlists, which combine to make up the People’s Choice Voting Pool. The People’s Choice Voting Pool goes to a public vote on the Rainforest Rescue Instagram to decide the People’s Choice winner, while the four Category shortlists are sent to the Judging Panel for final and independent adjudication of major prizes.
  4. Winners are announced.
  5. Scores are returned to entrants in a Report Card at the end of the competition.

It’s important to know what you’re signing up for, so check out the full Terms and Conditions here.

Review and Scoring

The online entry platform is being managed by the team at Photo Competitions, and at the heart of their system is a process that provides a return to all entrants in the form of a Report Card for every entrant.

Every entry will be reviewed by three experienced photo reviewers scoring photos in six scoring criteria:

  • Impact and Mood
  • Technique
  • Composition
  • Subject
  • Story-telling
  • Innovation & Originality

The scores from this review then inform the Shortlists which are sent to the Judging Panel for final independent adjudication. Scores are returned to entrants in a Report Card at the end of the competition.

Judges

Introducing our esteemed Judging Panel for the Rainforest Rescue Canopy Awards 2022.

Madeleine
Faught

Dr. Robert
Kooyman

Steve
Parish

Wayne
Quilliam

Juergen & Stella Freund

Terms and Conditions

It’s important to know what you’re signing up for, so check out the full Terms and Conditions here. Got questions? Check out the FAQ’s page. You can be assured the organisers respect the rights of photographers, and the entrant’s photographs will only be used in conjunction with the competition.

Enter ANY photo, of ANY rainforest, taken at ANY time.

Click here to return to the Rainforest Rescue Canopy Awards homepage

Keen to learn about judging opportunities for the 2023 Rainforest Rescue Canopy Awards?
Get in touch with our Partnerships Director, Kristin, to lodge your expression of interest. 

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