Photography Competition Terms and Conditions 2020

The theme is “Park Pleasures”. A competition to use photography in any way you see fit to make an image that celebrates all aspects of Ruskin Park, its community, facilities, flora and fauna.

All entries will be accepted if they meet the following criteria:

Origination 

All photos must have been taken in Ruskin Park during 2020.

Format

This year, all entries will be digital taken by any camera or mobile phone. 

Adults

The adult competition is open to anyone aged 16 or over on the closing date of Sunday 16 August 2020.

By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to these rules.

There is no entry fee, but we suggest a donation of £5.

Under 16s 

Date of birth must be provided in the online entry form to qualify for entry to the under 16s’ section. Entrants must be under 16 when the competition closes.

By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to these rules.

There is no entry fee.

Number 

No more than three separate entries per person.

Exhibition

Some entries will be exhibited online at the Friends of Ruskin Park website, on the Friends of Ruskin Park social media channels, and will be displayed in Ruskin Park for a period of time. 

Copyright 

Any submitted image may be used in publicity for the Friends of Ruskin Park or the competition sponsors. Images used will be credited wherever possible.

Prizes

  • First prize: £75 and £50 Gift voucher for Photobox
  • Second prize: £50
  • Third prize: £25
  • Under 16s: £75 Gift voucher (Love2shop)

Image requirements 

Digital files should be submitted as JPEGs, TIFFs or PNGs. The maximum file size is 2MB.

Any digital adjustments should be limited to basic enhancements, e.g tone and contrast, burning, dodging, cropping, sharpening, noise reduction and minor cleaning work.

Entry form and dates

To enter the competition, complete an online entry form at friendsofruskinpark.org.uk/competition by Sunday 16 August 2020.

The winners will be announced on the Friends of Ruskin Park website by the end of August 2020.

Judging

The competition will be judged by a panel. The panel’s decision is final.

Acceptance of the rules

By submitting work to The Friends of Ruskin Park Photography Competition 2020 participants are agreeing to the above conditions.