Photography Competition 2021
The 2021 competition is now open for entries on the theme of ‘celebrate the seasons’.
The competition celebrates the wildlife and wild places of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. Free to enter, it is for photographs taken anywhere in our three counties and is open to all ages. We are delighted to be supporting the event where we will provide the third-place prize. 24 winning images will be chosen in total by an experienced judging panel and published in the 2022 calendar, which will go on sale in Winter 2021.
How to enter
The competition is now open for entries. You can submit up to three photographs using our secure online form. Please read the full terms and conditions before submitting your entry.
Sunday 2 May 2021, 12 noon
1st Prize: £250 worth of optics from Opticron
2nd Prize: £150 worth of optics from Opticron
3rd Prize: £100 worth of equipment from Campkins Cameras
Celebrate the seasons
Opticron: Chris Galvin
Chris has worked for Opticron for over a decade, and will be a familiar face to many in the region. With a wide knowledge of wildlife, equipment and impressive portfolio himself of wildlife and gig photography, Chris has kindly been a judge for several years now.
An experienced photographer, Ann teaches general and nature photography at university degree level and has had images placed in two of our photography competitions. You can read her blog and visit her website for more information and examples of her work.
Many of you will be familiar with the winner of two of our previous photography competitions, though Simon’s stunning work speaks for itself – and he has since become a professional photographer. Whilst his shots of owls have been universally praised, his work covers all sorts of wildlife. You can also catch him on his YouTube channel.
Full terms and conditions
Competition poster for promotion
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