Photographer of the Year competition 2012

There is still time to visit the Mansion to take your photographs for this competition - but please note that entries must be received by noon on Thursday 20 September. We look forward to seeing you, camera in hand, at the Mansion, and to receiving your entries.


Entry 34The picture to the right is the winning entry in Woodchester Mansion's Photographer of the Year competition for 2011 and you can see a selection of the entries in the 2011 competition in the gallery.





Following the success of this competition, we are running a competition to find Woodchester Mansion's Photographer of the Year for 2012.

This year there will be two Entry classes:                                          

Senior: 14 years and over

Junior: under 14 years

There will be two cash prizes -  £100 for the winning entry from a photographer in the Senior class and £50 for the winning entry in the Junior class - and the winning photographs will be displayed in the Mansion for 12 months. The winners’ names will also be displayed unless they request otherwise. No contact details will be displayed with the winning entries. Certificates will be awarded to the winner in each class.

The competition is for any internal or external photograph of Woodchester Mansion. Photographs may be in colour, in monochrome, or an abstract picture following digital enhancement. Each entry must be a minimum of 20cms x 25cms, mounted on white card with the entrant’s name, contact details and entry form number written clearly on the back of the mount. Only one entry from each entry form is permitted. Individuals may purchase as many entry forms as they wish. All entries will remain the property of the Woodchester Mansion Trust.

Entry forms are available (cost £1.00 per entry) are available from the Mansion shop on Open Days.

Entries can be submitted at any time by post or in person – if bringing an entry by hand please telephone the office on 01453-861541 to ensure that the Mansion is open. The deadline for entries is 12 noon on the Thursday 20 September 2012.

The winning entrants will be informed by email, by telephone, or in writing, no later than the 20 October 2012.

No Trustee or employee of Woodchester Mansion Trust or Woodchester Mansion Volunteer may enter the competition, nor may any relative of those individuals enter the competition.

For more information about the competition, please contact Hannah McCanlis, Woodchester Mansion Trust Manager as follows

Tel: 01453 861541
Post: Woodchester Mansion, Nympsfield, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire GL10 3TS

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