Rotary Young Photographer

A Photographic Competition for Young People

Rotary Young Photographer Competition

The digital camera has revolutionised the photographic world with instant results encouraging more people to enjoy this popular art form and to develop their talents. 


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This competition is open to young people aged 17 or under on the 31st August 2020, and is split into three age categories: 

  • Junior, for those aged 7 to 10
  • Intermediate, for those aged 11 to 13 
  • Senior, for those aged 14 to 17

The Competition

Contestants are challenged to interpret a given theme, to express their ideas in a portfolio of 3 black & white or colour photographs based on the given theme by experimenting with photographic techniques and to explain the inspiration for their photographs.

The competition is held to enable young people to:

  • Experiment with photography 
  • Use either digital or traditional methods of photography
  • Show interpretation of a given topic
  • Express their ideas through the medium of photography
  • showcase their photographic talent

The Three Stages Of This Competition:

  • Local Heats – To be arranged by Rotary clubs
  • District Finals 
  • National Final 


Download the 2019/20 competition Information Pack and contact your local Rotary club for an entry form.


For more information, please email