Youth Programs/ Young Photographer

A three stage competition, each designed to support and encourage the development of photographic skills.

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The Task

To produce a portfolio of three photographs based upon the theme, ‘Wild Nature’ in colour or black and white. Each photo should be no larger than A4 size. Mobile Phones may be used in addition to cameras.

To accompany the portfolio, each entrant must provide a brief sentence describing the relationship of each photograph to the theme. 

How It Works

The Three Stages of the Competition

Local Heats

These are organised by local Rotary clubs between September and December. The winners of each age group are entered into a district competition.

Local Rotary Clubs can be found by using the club finder facility in the top left-hand corner of the Home Page of the Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland website .

District Competitions

These are organised by Rotary between January and February. The winners of each age group are entered into the national final.

National Final

This is organised by Rotary. One entry per age group from each district may be submitted by Monday 29th March 2021 to the Rotary Support Centre. All enquiries to the co-ordinator, Peter Dowse-Young.

The dates for local heats and district competitions will be determined locally. Entrants should check dates with their local Rotary club in the first instance.

Competition Guidelines

Task

To produce a portfolio of three photographs based upon the theme, ‘Wild Nature’ in colour or black and white. The photo’s must be submitted individually. Each photo should be no larger than A4 size. Mobile Phones may be used in addition to cameras.

No actual examples will be shown here as it will be up to the individual competitors to show their interpretation of the chosen topic.

District competition winners, will be required to provide a digital copy in jpg format and ideally 5Mb for an A4 sized print, as part of the national final submission.

IMPORTANT RESTRICTIONS TO NOTE: Please note that entries and supporting information sent electronically MUST NOT EXCEED 15Mb per email sent. Emails over this limit will not be received at the Support Centre. Alternative options are to send the nomination and supporting information across several emails or contact Andy Smith, Rotary CDS Team, to organise a file transfer facility.

To accompany the portfolio, each entrant must provide a brief sentence describing the relationship of each photograph to the theme.

Important Notice: Please note that photographs and videos of people under 18 years old must be accompanied by written permission from the parent, guardian or carer of the person(s) photographed. Please attach individual Rotary GB&I ‘Form B: Consent form for the use of photographs, film or video recordings of children or vulnerable adults’

Entries should be sent to the stage organiser by the closing date.

Winners’ photographs will be displayed at the Volunteer Expo at the beginning of May 2021.

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