This Years Competition Subjects & Guidelines

  • Architecture    30th January

the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

  • Landscape   27th February

An expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view,

We would like you to produce a photographic image of an Area of land

Wild, Cultivated, or even Industrial it’s up to you.

  • Red, Threes or Lincolnshire   27th March

We would like you to produce a photographic image,

a:  3 (three).    Any subject matter that is in a group of three or otherwise includes some element linked to three.

b:    Red.        Any subject that is predominantly red.

c:    Lincolnshire.     Any image that suggests an obvious link to Lincolnshire, not the bridge though as we have had many, many of those.

An image may incorporate just one of the themes or it may include two or even all three. Anyone getting an image of three red ducks from Lincolnshire has got it cracked

  • Workspace   24th April        Judge :-   Lynn Haith

An area allocated for your work

We would like you to produce a photographic image of an area where some form of industry is carried out,

A shed, kitchen, Garden, including around the house.

  • Food   29th May        Judge :-   Chris Thomas

Any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue,

We would like you to produce a photographic image of solid food stuffs, rather than liquid food stuffs,

This can be Raw, Cooked or prepared for display.

(No Live Animals to be pictured).

  • Macro   26th June        Judge :-   Graham Dunkin

Photography done up close,

We would like you to produce a photographic image of an object photographed up close,

The more unusual the better.

  • Flora   31st Jul        Judge :-   Colin Lusby

All the plant life in a region or period,

We would like you to produce a photographic image of Flowers in a Garden in a Pot, Cut and in a Vase.

(The Flowers must be the main point of interest)

  • Portrait   28th August        Judge :-   to be arranged

A word picture of a person’s appearance and character,

We would like you to produce a photographic image of that describes the person or pet

With pixels rather than words.

  • Street life   28th September        Judge :-   Mike Bennett

Life as lived by ordinary people in urban streets,

We would like you to produce a photographic image of people going about their day to day business in the Streets of a City, Town or Village.

  • Action/Speed   30th October        Judge :-   Diane Seddon

Move hurriedly

We would like you to produce a photographic image of a moving Object.

(Animal, Mineral or Vegetable)

  • Light painting, Night photography   27th November     
  •   Judge :-   Brian Gromett

The artistic technique of moving a light source to selectively illuminate parts of the subject or scene while a camera is recording (at a slow shutter speed), or to shine directly into the camera and in this way draw sketch.

  • Poty (Photo of the Year)  December        Judge :-   Lynn Haith

Is where the best Two placed  images form each of the Print and Dpi sections of the past years internal competitions are to be independently Judged to ascertain the best Printed image, the best Dpi image and finally the best overall Image of the year,

PHOTO of the YEAR