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‘Park Life’ Photography Competition 2016

Posted on Apr 28, 2016 by in Uncategorized |

Share YOUR view of Grangewood Park...

Get your cameras ready! Whether it’s the glorious oaks, cheeky squirrels, grimy graffiti, cute kids, beautiful sunsets, if you have taken a great photo of Grangewood Park then we would love to see it! Novices to pros, any image that captures the spirit of Park is welcome.

The competition will culminate in an exhibition of all the entries at the Picnic in the Park on Sunday 10 July in Grangewood Park, where the winners will also be announced and prizes (to be announced!) awarded.

Competition closes on 5 July 2016.

******** AND OUR WINNERS ARE...   ********

First image adult winner and People's Choice winner:

Rex Dylan van Coller

for his image taken showing the garden with the sunset in the background.

The winner receives an hour photo shoot with Lesley Cook Head Shots.

‘People’s Choice’ award: We also asked members of the public to place stickers next to their favourite photo.

He also wins a 30 minute family photoshoot in Grangewood Park courtesy of Studio-Tiger

******** WINNER FOR 13-17 year old CATEGORY *********

Jasmine Henderson for her image ‘Immature pine cone’

The winner received a National Geographic Kids’ Guide to Photography

******** WINNER FOR 12 and under CATEGORY *********

Ramona Giles

for her image ‘Grangewood’s Wild Side’ a picture of a rusty pipe (you have to see it, it’s beautiful!)

The winner received a National Geographic Kids’ Guide to Photography

Entering the competition

Images (maximum of three per entrant) should be emailed to as JPEG or TIFF files.

Entrants will also need to supply a hard copy of their image(s) for display at the exhibition.

The closing date for entries is 5 July 2016.

Judging the entries

Competition judges will consider the quality and creativity of the photograph, and how it captures the spirit of Grangewood Park when judging the entries.

Prizes will be awarded to the winners in the following age categories: Under 12s;  13-17 years;   Adults.



Competition rules

  1. Closing date for entries is 5 July 2016;
  2. Images must be emailed to as JPEG or TFF files.
  3. Suitable images will be displayed as hard copies to be supplied by the entrant. These must be a minimum of 5x7 inch, A5 and upwards is ideal, mounted where possible. On submitting your digital image(s) you will receive confirmation and be advised of where to deliver your hard copy to.
  4. Entrants must provide their full name, age, address and email. Please also provide the date the photo(s) was taken, and a brief description (maximum 100 words) of the image for the exhibition.
  5. Images must be the entrant’s original work;
  6. Maximum of three images per entrant;
  7. Images must be suitable for public display and not contain any offensive material;
  8. By entering this competition you give your permission for your image to be displayed at the Picnic in the Park on Sunday 10 July. Please ensure that you have permission from portrait subjects where relevant.
  9. Friends of Grangewood Park committee and competition judges have the right to decide not to include images they feel are not appropriate for the competition.
  10. Winning entries will be announced and prizes awarded at the Picnic in the Park on Sunday 10 July in Grangewood Park. Emails will be sent to all entrants to advise of the winning entries, and how winners can claim their prize if they cannot attend the event.  
  11. Friends of Grangewood Park committee members and competition judges are not permitted to enter the competition, but may have their photos displayed on the day alongside the competition entries.
  12. All entries are accepted in good faith and in compliance with the rules set out here. Friends of Grangewood Park does not accept any liability for any unauthorised photographs or breach of copyright by images submitted to this competition.