#PictureBlueLondon – capture the magic of London’s waterscapes

30th November 2021

The CPRE London photo competition returns for 2021, with cash prizes and tickets to top London attractions on offer to the photographer who best captures this year’s theme of ‘Picture Blue London’.

We launched our annual photography competition in celebration of London Rivers Week from 23-30 October 2021. CPRE London is delighted to be working with Thames 21, the Environment Agency, ZSL London Zoo, the London Aquarium and others to celebrate London’s rivers and waterways.

Capture London’s waterscapes

Judges will be looking for uplifting images that capture the beauty and variety of the London’s waterscapes – whether that be landscape, wildlife, rivers, canals, a piece of history, places that heal or replenish or people enjoying London’s wet outdoor spaces. We challenge you to grab your camera or phone, explore the watery side of the capital and capture London’s countryside at its very best. We want to see it all!

This year we welcome your interpretation of three categories that represent the city’s key environmental challenges and opportunities: climate change, access to nature, and health and wellbeing. All entries should fall within one category and a winner will be chosen from each.

The photographs will be judged by an impressive line-up of key figures in London’s photography and environmental community including Shirley Rodrigues (Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy, Greater London Authority), Dave Webb (Environment Agency) and Peter Coles (professional photographer and urban ecologist).

All our winners and finalists will be showcased on our website, featured in the next edition of our Green London newsletter and on our social media channels.

The competition is now closed for entries – winners to be announced soon!

Competition entry was free, and entrants were able to enter up to three photographs, one in each category – climate change, access to nature, and health and wellbeing.

The winning entries will receive a cash prize of £100, free membership to CPRE London for a year and tickets to the London Aquarium, plus a cuddly toy!  One overall winner will also receive a free family ticket to ZSL London Zoo.

Entries closed on 26 November 2021. To enter, and were subject to the following terms and conditions.   

We hope to be able to announce the winners in December.  Here are the winning entries of last year’s Picture Green London competition.

 

St James Park
Claudia Beith