Our Photography Awards and Competitions

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Photo of the Month

If you want to take start improving your photography with us, and potentially win £100 in course vouchers, enter our Photo of the Month competition.

Check out this month’s theme, which is all about location! Then, read our Secret Photography Locations in London article which will give you some added inspiration!

Go your photo ready? Email it to [email protected] with the subject line Photo of the Month: July by the 31st. Images must be JPEG and at least 1000px on their widest side. 1 entry per person, view the full terms & conditions.

← Here’s last month’s winning entry from Ray Bennison. In this photo he brings out the beautiful blues of the Thames with a stunning use of framing on the bridges

Student of the Month

To help our students grow and to encourage their development,  we also have a Student of the Month Award.

We give this award to the student who we think has show the most promise in the last month. To help them keep growing, we offer them a £50 voucher which can be used to book any of our future courses or workshops

Read about our latest winner, Nancy, and how she is improving and growing to reach her goal of being a professional nature photographer!

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Annual Photoion Photography Awards

photoion photography awards 2018

The biggest award of all is our annual Photoion book. This award celebrates the very best photographs captured by our students and the top 50 places win a spot in our  Photoion Photography Awards book.

We just had a great party to celebrate the release of our 2018 book, and will be opening entries for next year’s award soon. Subscribe to our mailing list to stay updated.

Our panel of experienced photographers assess every image before selecting the 50 best entries to go into the book. They also pick 3 top finalists to win some fantastic prizes.

This awards offer an excellent opportunity to get your work the recognition that it deserves and to be a part of a fantastic commemorative book, along with other like minded and creative photographers.

How to Enter?

Entry is free to any current or former Photoion students, and couldn’t be simpler. All that you need to do is select your 8 best images and email them to [email protected] stating “Photoion Photography Award 2018” in the subject line. Please read the entry requirements carefully before submitting.

Competition closes on 31st December 2018 23.59 pm

Students may enter up to 8 images and applications can be sent in any time between now and the closing date. Photographs must be submitted as an attachment and meet the following criteria:

1. The file name should be in the format: Firstname_Surname_Award_1 (_2, _3, _4, _5 if the case)

2. The image should be in JPEG format, no smaller than 2000 pixels on the widest side (at 72 DPI/PPI)

3. The file must contain all the exit data including the camera settings, the date when it was taken and all other technical details

Terms and Conditions

1. By submitting an image you confirm that:

a. your entry is entirely your own original work and not in breach of any copyright

b. while you retain copyright of your image, you agree that Photoion Photography make use of it in any way it sees fit

2. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into

3. If a winning entrant is unable to be contacted after reasonable attempts have been made to do so, Photoion Photography™ reserves the right to either offer the prize to the next best entry, or to re-offer the prize in any future competition on Photoion Photography

4. Photoion Photography reserves the right to disqualify any entry which breaches any of the competition rules or to withhold a prize if entries do not reach the required standard

5. Photoion Photography will only ever use your personal details for the purposes of administering this competition, and will not publish them or provide them to anyone

6. By submitting your entries you confirm that you have read and agree to our Privacy Policy.

Good Luck

The Photoion Team

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