Sculpture Photographic Competition

Sculpture in the Valley is a visually exciting and memorable event.  Everyone who visits the exhibition takes away memories of the wonderful sculptures and the beautiful surroundings that compliment them and display them to great effect.  Please click this link to visit our Photo Competition Gallery and see the wonderful array of images entered in the 2017 competition including the three prize winners. 

Each year we invite visitors to capture their favourite piece with a photograph for the photographic competition, which inspires some high quality entries for the prizes.

Photographic Competition Total Prize Money $1,000

Photographic Competition First Prize $500 
Second Prize $300 
Third Prize $200

Please use the below form to upload your details and send in your photograph.  A selection of all the best images will be displayed in the gallery below.  Photographs sent in for this competition may be featured on this website and other materials.   It is free to enter!  Entries close Wednesday 8th May and the winner will be announced Mon 13th May.

NB:  The maximum size of photograph is 5MB.  If you have difficulty uploading your image, please refresh this page and try again.

Scroll down or click here to view full Conditions of Entry

Orb by David Ball, photographed by J Griffiths

Tzigane by Ella Szpindler, photographed by J Griffiths

Captain Ahab

Captain Ahab by Jo Reid, photographed by J Griffiths

Terms and Conditions of Entry

 

  1. This competition is open to all visitors to Sculpture in the Valley 2019. 

  2. Entries will only be accepted with images in JPEG format (up to 5MB).

  3. All entries must be via the official Entry Form on our website (one photo per Entry Form).

  4. Five entries per entrant permitted.

  5. Entrants under the age of 18 years must have approval of a parent or legal guardian.

  6. Photos must be taken at the 2019 Sculpture in the Valley.

  7. Content of an inappropriate or offensive nature is not permitted.

  8. If a photo shows a person/people, by submitting the photo to this competition the entrant is stating that they have the permission of the people shown in the entered photo to include them in the photo, and that they have no objections to the photo being published or used in any medium for any purpose.  If taking a photo of a person under the age of 18, permission from their parent/legal guardian must be obtained.

  9. Photos must be natural looking – photos that have been enhanced or altered, such as photoshopped images, will not be accepted. Minor adjustments such as sharpening, contrast, cropping are acceptable. 

  10. By entering this competition, the entrant is stating that they are the creator of the image and own the copyright of the image.

  11. This competition is being run by the Sculpture in the Valley Committee, Arts in the Valley.

  12. All entrants give permission to reproduce any submitted images on its website, social media sites and/or in any future material produced for promotion, advertising or marketing purposes.  Use of a photo will be free of charge and photo credit will be given where possible.

  13. Members of the Judging Committee are permitted to enter this competition, however they are not eligible to win any prizes.

  14. The competition winners will be selected by the Sculpture in the Valley Judging Committee. The decision of the judges is final and no further correspondence will be entered into.

  15. Entries will be judged on portrayal of Sculpture in the Valley artworks, activities, events, and/or are the most original, interesting and appropriate for publication.  

  16. The judges will select winners of the first, second and third prize.

  17. The entrant indemnifies the Committee against any claim, legal or otherwise, that may arise out of publication of the image.

  18. This is not a game of chance.

  19. All information detailing how to enter forms part of these terms and conditions. Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions.  

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