Celebrating 15 Years of
Inspiring Imagery

Behind every photograph lies a story waiting to be told. The Greenstorm Global Photography Festival explores the marvels of nature, capturing the very essence of our planet. Since its inception in 2009, our mission has been resolute: to provide an exceptional platform for nature photographers worldwide, enabling them to showcase their extraordinary creations while igniting awareness about environmental conservation.

Over 15 years, the festival's impact has spanned more than 150 countries, influencing 12 million young minds. This global reach lets Greenstorm Foundation connect with diverse cultures and ecosystems, fostering holistic environmental education.

In 2023, Greenstorm Foundation partnered with the United Nations G20 Global Land Initiative to organise the 15th edition of the Greenstorm Global Photography Festival with an aim to host the world’s most prestigious photography competition.

Beyond visuals, the festival is a tribute to our planet's beauty and fragility—an invitation to join the conservation journey.

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Bringing Change through Pixels

The G20, or Group of Twenty, is an intergovernmental forum for the world’s major developed and developing economies. It comprises 19 countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States of America), and the European Union.

Collectively, the G20 accounts for 85% of global GDP, two-thirds of the world's population and makes up about half of the earth’s total land area.

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Stir up
the storm with us

Step into the spotlight at the 15th Greenstorm Global Photography Festival—an unparalleled opportunity to harness your lens for meaningful change. As the world's most prestigious photography competition, we're setting a new standard with an exceptional cash prize of 10,000 USD for the winning photograph. With an awe-inspiring total of 30,000 USD in cash awards, the festival celebrates beautiful landscapes captured with both DSLR/Mirrorless cameras and mobile phones. All age groups are welcome to join this creative expedition, with special attention given to our youngest participants. Your image has the power to make a difference. Be part of this remarkable journey.

The most coveted award in
nature photography

Category 1


10000 USD

First Runner-up

5000 USD

Second Runner-up

3000 USD

3 Special Jury Mentions

1000 USD each

Category 2


3000 USD

First Runner-up

2000 USD

Second Runner-up

1000 USD

Special Prizes for Students

We also have prizes worth 3000 USD
dedicated to student participants in both
Camera and Mobile categories.

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the Jury

The Greenstorm Global Photography Festival is privileged to host an esteemed international jury, comprising trailblazers in the realm of photography and environmental storytelling. Together, this jury embodies the fusion of art, conservation, and education, embodying the ethos of the Greenstorm Foundation.


Beautiful Landscapes

"Beautiful Landscapes" serves as a visual celebration of our planet's diverse and captivating environments, where mountains stand tall, deserts whisper stories of resilience, water flows with grace, forests hum with life, and plains stretch as far as the eye can see. These enchanting terrains of inspiration beckon us to explore the wonders of nature and discover the extraordinary within our everyday world.

The delicate balance of our ecosystems is reflected in the beauty of our landscapes. By capturing and showcasing their magnificence, we emphasize the urgent need to take action to protect them. "Beautiful Landscapes" is a reminder to reflect on the interconnectedness of all living beings and the critical role we play in safeguarding our planet's natural heritage.

Explore. Discover. Capture

Click a frame for global fame!


Category 1

Images clicked using DSLR/Mirrorless cameras.

Category 2

Images clicked using mobile/smartphone cameras.

Winning photographs

From all over the world!

When the world cheered with us!

Experience the grandeur of the Greenstorm Global Photography Awards through our captivating award ceremony videos from previous editions. Explore the winning photographs, witness the jubilation of the honorees, and feel the electric atmosphere of celebration. Rewind the clock and be inspired by the remarkable artistry that graced our past award ceremonies

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