Photographic Competition 2017
NEW PHOTO COMPETITION OPEN TO ALL
Photography competition 2017
In memory of Audrey Walters who was passionate about Arran's natural history. The competition aim is to promote the interest young people have in their local environment and wildlife.
There are two categories, Adult or 16yrs and under (on 30th November 2017).
Entrants can submit up to 3 images of any Arran flora or fauna, taken on the island between 1st December 2016 - 30th November 2017.
Image must be of flora (plants) or fauna (wildlife).
Image must be taken on the Isle of Arran within the dates specified.
Wildlife must not be disturbed, injured or distressed.
No nesting birds, birds nests or eggs.
No captive, domesticated, farm animals or birds.
Flora must not be damaged or picked.
No cultivated plants or flowers are permitted.
Photographs must be entrants own work.
Maximum of 3 images per entrant.
Digital images only.
ANHS reserves the right to use any images on their website, for social media and in publications.
It is advised that you read the following photography wildlife code.
Editing and Submission
Minimal editing is allowed (exposure, contrast, sharpness)
No HDR or stacking
Images to be submitted as .jpeg files labelled with the entrants name and images number if more than one submitted :-
e.g. yourname1.jpeg, yourname2.jpeg
One image per email.
Maximum image size 3mb
Email must include:
'Adult' or '16 Under' in the subject bar
Date of birth (for 16 & under)
Brief description of each images (max 10 words per image)
Location taken (specific area on the island)
30th November 2017
A small panel from ANHS will judge the images and select the winners / runners up.
No correspondence will be entered into.
Efforts to influence the judging will disqualify any image.
The judges decision is final.
Requests to submit the original image unedited may be made.
1st prize both categories - £50 + mounted print of image
2nd prize both categories - £25 + mounted print of image
Highly commended - mounted print
One photo of a bird or bird related subject, will also be selected to appear in the ANHS annual bird report and the entrant will receive a copy of the bird report.
Results will be published by 31st January 2018 or sooner.