Photo Competition

During the month of February we will be holding a photograph competition with the idea of taking a picture that has never been taken before. We’re looking for budding photographers of all ages with the ability to capture the Island’s culture in a beautiful photograph. All images must be submitted via email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  with the subject title “Photo Competition” and include your name, age and any other information about your photo submission. The deadline for entries is 28th February and entries will be judged by local professional photographer Andrew Barton. Please click 'read more' for T&Cs.



Photo Competition Terms and Conditions:

  • Entry is open to people of all age groups.
  • Entries must be no smaller than 1MB and no larger than 5MB.
  • All entries must be original photographs taken by the entrant.
  • Only one photograph per photographer may be submitted.
  • All photographs entered in the contest should adhere to ethics of cultural sensitivity.
  • If recognisable people are portrayed, the subjects must have given the photographer permission or informed consent to have their photograph taken.
  • Photographs should be in keeping with the spirit of promoting the Island of Culture.
  • By submitting a photograph, you agree to give us permission to use and reproduce your work in all media.
  • Photographs may be selected to appear on HBN Library’s online publications and marketing materials.
  • Photographs which have won prizes in major photographic competitions may not be entered.
  • Entrants aged 16 and under must gain permission from their parent or guardian before entering the competition.
  • Light touch ups are acceptable to sharpen images, remove red eye, scratches or spots. Entrants must declare if the image has been modified or manipulated beyond light touch ups (in Photoshop, for example) and the extent of any additional work.
  • Entrants must not have breached any laws when taking their photograph.
  • In the event that an entry receives a prize, the winners name and age only (i.e. John Smith, 20) will be made available to the media, alongside the winning image, for promotional and publicity purposes.
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