pc2017We are pleased to announce the details for the 2017 photography competition. The competition has two categories – Portraits and Closely Observed. On this page you will find a brief outline of the types of photography that could be included, these categories are open to your interpretation and we look forward to viewing a diverse range of images.


Photographs that portray people, expressing the personality and identity of the subject – this could include portraits of friends & family members, self-portraits, portraits of people in their surroundings, the images could be formal, posed or informal and candid.

Closely Observed

Close-up/Macro photographs of a natural or man-made object, person, animal, location or surface texture that is framed in an interesting way. Any subject can be turned into a striking close-up image - be as creative as possible with your composition to pick out shapes, colours and textures.


Under 13’s / Under 16’s / 16 +

  • Closing date 12 July 2017
  • Entries can be black & white or colour.
  • A maximum of 2 photographs can be entered in each category

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