Welcome to the discussion thread for the Talk Photography Photographer of the Year 2017 So, what's changed from 2016? What was NATURE Photographer of the Year is now WILDLIFE Photographer of the Year. As a result of this, CREATIVE has been removed from this year's competition to be replaced by PET Photographer of the Year Rules & Guidelines (can also be fond HERE): Rules · Members may enter in as many of the above categories as they wish and up to 2 images in each category · Images must be taken on or after November 1st 2016 · Images can be in film or digital format · All images will be subject to the general forum rules on decency etc · Images must NOT be watermarked or otherwise identifiable to maintain anonymity · The closing date for entries will be midnight October 31st 2017 · All entries will be displayed online, shortly after the closing date · Judges will decide on a short-list of up to 10 entries for each section by November 30th 2017 · The final results will be announced by Christmas 2017 Submissions . Entries may be submitted from 1st January 2017 . Images must be sized at no larger than 1600 pixels on the longest side . Entries must be in jpg format and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org . In the subject heading of the email, you must state 'POTY' only. . In the body of the email, you must include the following: USER NAME: SECTION: NOTE: Once you have submitted an entry, you will not be able to change it.