Thu, Jan 12th 2017 at 12:59 pm- Mon, May 22nd 2017 - 5:00 pm

The Competition opens in January 2017

Entries must be in by May 22nd 2017


Junior 7 to 10 years

Intermediate 11 to 13 years

Senior 14 to 17 years

School Portfolio and also Mobile Phone E-Photo in the Primay and Secondary groups


Prize in each Individual Category.

1st £40. 2nd £30. and 3rd £20.

In addition, the three winners in the two secondary groups will all receive a fabulous days photographic experience with landscape photographer Garry Brannigan whose pictures feature here.

School Photo Montage - 1 prize of £40 for each of the three age groups.

E-Photo - 1 prize of £40 for each of the three age groups.


The theme of the competition is, "A moment in time".

  • A time of day - capturing light or activity at time of day. ie) light at dawn, or evening shadows etc.
  • Movements captured in a print. ie) animals or objects on the move
  • Movement in Nature - capturing a moment of action or light. ie) rivers, seas, or wind
  • A seasonal time - capturing a seasonal moment
  • Heritage - a time in the past captured through a piece of heritage
  • Human activity - capturing a moment in human activity, or thought


Summary of Competition Guidelines

Task 1 - For Individuals in the three age group categories

To produce a photograph based upon the theme, ‘ A Moment in Time ‘ in colour or black and white on photographic paper.. Each print, including any mount should be no larger than A4 size. Mobile Phones may be used.

We are aware that not all competitors will have access to printing and to assist this we are seeking the help of schools in making these facilities available. There may well be a cost to this to cover the schools expenses.

The copy should be accompanied by a brief statement about your photograph in not more than a hundred words including the heading. This is your opportunity to explain how your photograph reflects the theme.

Task 2 - For Schools

The organisers are offering a second competition for a school montage of at least six prints based upon the same theme outlined above. The Photograph should be displayed and mounted together as a coordinated display to illustrate the theme.

This must be the combined work of a group of students and must be presented with the permission of the school or organisation named.

Each print, including any mount should be no larger than A4 size. Mobile Phones may be used.

The portfolio should be accompanied by a paragraph of text not more than 600 words in length including the heading.

Task 3 - This is an alternative category for mobile phone users.

If you consider your photo would be more suitable for an rather than a print, then a special prize is available for you. Submit an alternative photo electronically. This must be based on the same theme outlined.


All entries must be submitted by Monday 22nd May 2017 to the receiving address below .Alternatively they can be submitted to an agent school by the 15th May 2017 and transferred to the receiving address by 22nd May 2017

Entries must be submitted accompanied with the entry forms, any required permits and the information paragraph, to the following address:-

Jos Huddleston, Young Photograher’s Competition, Richmondshire Museum, Ryders Wynd, Richmond, DL10 4JA

E Submissions for task 3 to be sent to, with required forms and permits


  • Ian Armstrong, Richmond Rotarian and Photographer
  • Garry Brannigan, Landscape Photographer
  • Emily Carey, Freelance Press Photographer


  • Ian Armstrong
  • Norman F Brown
  • Richard Carey
  • Parnaby Evans Financial Advisors LTD
  • Ian and Val Hepworth
  • Alan Young


A display of entries will be mounted in the Richmondshire Museum Monday 29th May to Sunday 11th June 2017

Contact for application forms

Mr J Huddleston,,Milford House, 9 Gallowfields Road, Richmond North Yorkshire, DL10 4DB

Tel 01748 822816


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