Portraiture Photography Competition

Results Announced HERE

This month competition focuses on the topic of ‘Portraiture’.

Here is your opportunity to show your creativity by entering this Portraiture photography competition. We want to see your best images of pets, family groups, studio, location, children, brides or any type of portrait images you can think of. Be open and let's see your best!

As with all competitions remember that good camera craft skills with accuracy of exposure is essential, good lighting is also beneficial, along with decisive cropping and excellent postproduction skills.

  • Free to enter for all photographers including non members
  • A maximum of three images per entrant are welcome
  • The work must be that of the entrant
  • No entry will be eligible that has been made under the supervision of an instructor or as a class assignment
  • No distinguishing marks on the images
  • Images submitted must be no larger than 2000 pixels wide
  • All entrants must be able to supply a high resolution image (300dpi)
  • Copyright of the images remains with the photographer - The Societies recognises that the entrant, the author of the photograph, retains complete and full ownership of the copyright in each submission
  • Entries can be used for publicity purposes only by The Societies and may be printed in our magazine Professional Imagemaker, also promotional purposes
  • Competition closes April 30 2019
  • The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

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    Enter three images into this competition free of charge - if you would like to enter additional images you may do so for the nominal fee of £2 (GBP) per image. Once you have completed the entry form if you wish to enter more images you will be guided to the payment option for additional images. We look forward to seeing your entries.

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    • Overall Winner - DxO PhotoLab 2 Elite software worth £159, One year Free Membership of any of our Societies - which includes: entry to all of our membership only competitions - unrestricted access to our members' photography forum - access to our members only Facebook group - listing on our directory - qualifications and distinctions through submission of images - the winner will also receive our magazine Professional Imagemaker for 12 months

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