Milvus Photocontest 2023

Milvus Photocontest, the most important Romanian nature photo contest

  • Deadline: 2 April 2023
  • Entry fee: 10 Euros by each category (A and B), 15 Euros for both; 5 Euros for category C
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With a long standing tradition, Milvus Photocontest is the most important nature photography competition in Romania, exhibiting extraordinary photographers and images during its previous 13 annual editions. It is open for worldwide amateur and professional photographers.

Milvus Group along with FORONA (the Romanian Nature Photographers Association) invite you to take part in our competition. We are convinced that the visual power of the breathtaking natural photos is an amazing tool to bring people closer to the values ​​of nature and will help us in our quest to conserve it. We believe that nature photography can raise awareness and make everybody understand the important role that nature has in our life.

Nature - Any photos depicting wild plants or fungi, including close-ups and macros, as well as landscapes or nature details can be submitted for this section. Animals may appear into the frame as long as they are integrated into their natural habitat. No man made elements can be present in the pictures as an important element of the composition.

Wild animals - Any photos depicting wild animals, taken in the wild, including portraits, close-ups or macro, as well as scenes exhibiting their natural behavior or habitat can be submitted for this section.

Romanian Nature - This category is open exclusively for images with the same subjects as included in previous categories but taken in Romania, by Romanian resident photographers regardless of their nationality. In this category we will accept both animal and landscape pictures.


Grand prize: the “Milvus” Trophy, Certificate of Merit, 750 Euro and a wildlife guided photo tour in Danube Delta for 2 persons worth of 1000 Euros;
1st place in each category: Certificate of Merit and 300 Euro;
2nd place in each category: Certificate of Merit and 200 Euro;
3rd place in each category: Certificate of Merit and a “Wild Romania” photographic album by Dan Dinu;
Public award (by Facebook votes): Certificate of Merit and a gift-package offered by Milvus Group.


Open, no restrictions

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

By entering the Competition, the participant confirms that the submitted images are personal creations, that he / she is the copyright owner, and that the exclusive usage rights have not been transferred to third parties.
The selected images will be available to use by the Organizer in the context of the Competition and promotional and PR activities related to the Competition.


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