|PhotoWandsworth 2010 Competition launches|
The council's arts and film team is now accepting entries
PhotoWandsworth, the local photography contest now in its twenty-first year, is open to all non-professional photographers who live, work or study in the borough. This year’s theme is Magic and the deadline for entries is January 28th 2011.
The judging panel – which consists of photojournalist Jenni Rickets, photographer Ellen Perrier and Stuart Croft, tutor at the Royal College of Art – will be looking for unique, imaginative entries, which capture magical images of everyday scenes as well as experimental pictures.
A series of photographic workshops will take place between October and January to coincide with the competition.
Wandsworth Council’s arts spokesman Cllr Sarah McDermott says:
“Over the last 20 years we’ve had some truly exceptional entries and I’m excited to see how 2010 will measure up.
“It’s an exciting challenge for budding amateurs and a great reason for anyone with a camera to get out and explore the borough.”
The winners will be announced at a prizegiving event on March 3rd 2011, and there will be an exhibition of the winning and selected entries.
First prize Overall Winners
Young Person’s Prize for people 25 and under
Group prize – for photos submitted by groups of people
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 Digital camera
Fisheye lomography camera bundle
Tickets to PhotoVoice Lecture series 2011
Entry forms are now available online at <http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/arts>
For more information contact the arts team: firstname.lastname@example.org / (020) 8871 8711.
photoWandsworth 2010 is sponsored by Jessops, Snappy Snaps, PhotoVoice, the Mango Lab, London Photo Workshops and Photofusion
October 18th, 2010