Some of the things you need to know!
What size of image do I need to submit?
For judging purposes images must be submitted as JPEGs, optimal size 300dpi - 3600 pixels but images at 240dpi - 2880 pixels are sufficient. For printing in all media and for inclusion in the exhibition, images selected must be suitable for printing 12” x 8” at 300dpi.
I don’t want to submit over email, can I send images into you?
Yes, we are happy to accept a disk of images along with payment and application form provided all images comply with the requirements. Please do not send physical photographs to us as these will not be included in the judging process.
How many images can I submit?
You can enter up to 3 images in each category, which is up to 18 images in total for the adult competition and 3 for the Juniors.
Does an image taken in England fit into the Worldwide Wildlife category?
Yes, the Worldwide Wildlife category is any image of wildlife taken outside of Scotland.
When will I find out if I have been selected?
The Scottish Seabird Centre team will contact you by 16 November 2012 to let you know if you have been successful in selection for the exhibition.
I sell some of my photographs to make money, am I allowed to enter the competition?
As long as you do not make the majority of your income from photography you are able to enter the competition.
Will the photos be available to view online?
The selected images will be online from 18 February 2013 along with the winning photographs. You can see selected photographs from previous exhibitions in the Gallery section.
What are the entry costs?
The cost for each entry is:
1 – 3 images £5 per photo
4 – 9 images £4 per photo
10+ images £3 per photo
FREE FOR JUNIORS
Scottish Seabird Centre members – 10% discount
1 – 3 images £4.50 per photo
4 – 9 images £3.60 per photo
10+ images £2.70 per photo
Please note all the monies raised are invested into the charitable work of the Scottish Seabird Centre.
If you have any further queries, simply call us on +44(0)1620 890202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.