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Beautiful Blenheim

Competition 12 - Special award

About Beautiful Blenheim

To accompany a major exhibition in 2019, IGPOTY and Blenheim Palace have teamed up to offer a new free to enter special award to celebrate the beauty of this extraordinary location. Use photography to capture the enduring beauty of Blenheim Palace and the majesty of the 2,000 acre Capability Brown designed landscape. This unique World Heritage Site is a perfect location for all types of garden photography with several Sites of Special Scientific Interest, including the Great Lake and the ancient oaks in High Park. From secret gardens to open parkland, Blenheim Palace is a photographer’s dream.

Prizes & Why should I enter?

Prizes

First prize:

1 x prize copy of IGPOTY Book 13 Published in IGPOTY Book 13 Your image goes on display at the IGPOTY Blenheim Palace exhibition Signed individual certificate Champagne afternoon tea for two Private Tour of Blenheim Palace Blenheim Palace hamper

Second prize:

1 x prize copy of IGPOTY Book 13 Published in IGPOTY Book 13 Your image goes on display at the IGPOTY Blenheim Palace exhibition Signed individual certificate

Third prize:

1 x prize copy of IGPOTY Book 13 Published in IGPOTY Book 13 Your image goes on display at the IGPOTY Blenheim Palace exhibition Signed individual certificate

Rules

General rules:

  • You may not submit watermarked images with your name or website visible on the photo. Please do not frame your images with borders.
  • Entrants may submit a maximum of 4 images per single entry token and a maximum of 6 images per portfolio entry token.
  • For free-to-enter competitions you should enter 1 image per token given, upto a maximum of 8 images (8 tokens).
  • Entrants' images must be .jpg or .jpeg format and of high enough quality.
  • We recommend all images are output to 1920px on their longest side at 72 ppi. Any larger than this and you are supplying images bigger than they will be seen or used by IGPOTY judges; your files will take longer to upload and/or download to judges and viewers’ screens.
  • The absolute maximum for each image must not be more than 7MB in file size and no more than 3000px on their longest side.
  • All entrants must be able to supply a high-res image (300dpi) suitable for printing/exhibiting should the image be shortlisted. You may be asked for this when the time comes. We can help you with this if need be.

Competition rules:

Please see the IGPOTY competition rules.

Category rules:

Only photography captured at Blenheim Palace and its grounds are permitted.

Competition details

Type:
Special award
Submissions:
Online submissions
Entry start date:
November 19, 2018
Closing date:
April 8, 2019
Cost of entry:
FREE

How do I enter?

Online submissions

Who can enter?

This free to enter special award is open to everyone (adults only) and is a chance to explore and capture one of the world’s most famous landscapes and its hidden treasures through photography. Selected winners will form part of an exclusive exhibition at the IGPOTY exhibition at Blenheim Palace in 2019 and will be published in the latest annual hardback book. There will also be special prizes for first place including a champagne afternoon tea and a private tour.

Staff of Blenheim Palace are excluded from entry.

Partner: Blenheim Palace

Exhibition Partner

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Credit: © Blenheim Palace