A duckling trudging wearily down a long road, a kingfisher splashing out of a river and a grandad so soothed by his cat that he falls asleep under his newspaper. These are just some of the visual treats on offer in this year’s RSPCA Young Photographer Awards (YPA).

A shortlist of 37 stunning shots has been selected from thousands of entries ahead of an exclusive event to announce the winners next month.

The varied mix of images range from … Continue reading…


Budding young snappers keen to be crowned the winner of this year’s Young Photographer Awards (YPA 2013) need to hurry up – the deadline for the prestigious competition is just over a week away.

Hundreds of entries have already flooded in including cheeky portraits of pet kittens, snapshots of ducks splashing in the pond and even some more exotic animals such as a giraffe – but there is still time for young people to get their images in to … Continue reading…


Today we launch our annual competition for budding young snappers to showcase their best images of animals.

The Young Photographer Awards 2013 (YPA13) welcomes all kinds of pictures. From cheeky portraits of family pets to imaginative photos of wildlife and even close-ups of insects in a mix of categories open to young people under 19.

The competition is sponsored by Warners Midlands, supported by Olympus and Natures Images, and is judged by a mix of photography professionals including … Continue reading…