Contest “Wildlife and nature 2019”

Contest “Reportage and documentary 2019”
May 20, 2019
Concorso “Fotografia di viaggio 2019”
June 14, 2019

Contest category “Wildlife and nature”


  • open May 20, 2019
  • close June 30, 2019 July 7, 2019
  • registration fee: CHF 25.- (first series) / CHF 15.- (following series)
  • for all professional and non-professional photographers
  • theme: wildlife and nature
  • number of photos to submit for each series: from 6 to 12
  • application on:
  • read the rules

Prize category “Wildlife and nature”

  • unique prize: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Double Zoom Kit (indicative value CHF 4399.-) offered by OLYMPUS SCHWEIZ AG
  • photo exhibition in Lugano (Switzerland) during LuganoPhotoDays 2019
  • inclusion in the catalogue of LuganoPhotoDays 2019
  • accommodation for 2 nights in Lugano – single room with breakfast – on the occasion of the award ceremony (LuganoPhotoDays 2019 opening night)
  • informal dinner after the LuganoPhotoDays 2019 opening night

Overall winner prize

Among the winners of the categories “Reportage and documentary” and “Wildlife and nature”, an overall winner will be chosen who will receive, in addition to the category prize, also the “Premio Città di Lugano” which consists of CHF 3000.- in cash offered by the City of Lugano.


  • Tom Gilks, picture editor BBC Wildlife (United Kingdom)
  • Joe Petersburger, National Geographic photographer and professor in biology (Hungary)
  • Sergio Pitamitz, National Geographic contributing photographer (Italy/France)

Cover photo: Marco Fabbri “Il popolo alato”, winner category “Wildlife 2018”

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Date / Time
05/20/2019 - 07/07/2019
All day