Amateur* photo competitions

*Amateur: “one who engages in a pursuit . . . without remuneration”. If you offer photographic services of any kind for payment, full or part time, you are not eligible to enter this competition.

All sections are FREE TO ENTER. The number of entries is not limited.

Entries are received at St Mary’s Priory, (next to the church), Brownedge Lane, PR5 6SP between 10 am & 5 pm on Saturday 22nd April or by post or e-mail (see below).

SECTION 1. Primary School age. SCHOOL & AGE must be stated. Prizes may be awarded to first, second and third in the form of  art materials or vouchers; commendations may also be given.
SECTION 2. High School age. SCHOOL & AGE must be stated. Prizes may be awarded to first, second and third in the form of art materials or vouchers; commendations may also be given. 
SECTION 3. Amateurs* 16 years of age or over. Trophies will be presented to 1st, 2nd & 3rd

At the judges’ discretion additional awards or commendations may be made or any award withheld.

PRINCIPAL RULES OF ENTRY:  PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!  
 1 - Digital images only are accepted and must be accompanied by an entry form;
For a downloadable entry form click here".
2 - they must be original and not previously entered for this competition; 3 - no title or name to be visible on the image; (These will be added after judging.) 
4 - price if for sale as prints, NFS if not; (20% commission is charged on sales income.)
5 - CDs and DVDs are not returnable unless a stamped addressed envelope is enclosed;
6 - Entries will be displayed on a 1080p HD widescreen tv, consequently the preferred resolution is 
1290 x 1080 @ 92 ppi (other resolutions will be accepted) and can be JPEGPICT or TIFF files.

Entries may be sent by post or e-mail: to be included in the judging they must be received on or prior to submission day. Entries received after submission day will be displayed but not included in the judging.

Entries are judged & selected for exhibition by a panel of adjudicators chaired by professional artist Martin Cullen. The  decisions of the adjudicators are final.


Postal entries: Festival Events Secretary, 2 Withy Gardens, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6DH
E-mail entries and enquiries: quintaton@gmail.com