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You can enter up to three photographs. They can be a series on the same theme or three independent images. The judges will consider your best work for the prizes.

This year’s theme is:

The Nature of Beauty

You are free to interpret this in any way, for example your work could be about:

  • Conservation and wildlife
  • Your life and where you live
  • Fashion and culture


The deadline for entries is:

15 February 2019

Shortlisted entrants will be informed via email by the end of March 2019, with the winners announced at an awards exhibition to be held at NUA. Please remember, you must be aged 15+ and in UK Secondary or Further Education (e.g. school, college, or sixth form but not degree level) to be eligible to enter.

  • File must be named with your name, following the convention of last name_first name_file number.jpg
    For example: smith_jane_01.jpg
    Names must only contain letters (upper or lower case, and/or numbers (0-9), and/or underscore character plus the suffix .jpg. Any other characters including further dots, hyphens or spaces could result in your file being rejected during the upload process.
  • Images submitted online should be RGB and in JPEG format. They should be no larger than 1920 pixels wide by 1200 pixels high. Your final file size must not exceed 3 megabytes.
  • You are responsible for preparing your images for viewing on a monitor so we suggest that images are targeted/optimized for, and tagged with, the sRGB or sRGB IEC61966-2.1 colour-space profile.

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