Captured at Kew-competition-15


Captured at Kew

Competition 15 - Special award

Special award closed

This Special award is closed for entries.

About Captured at Kew

Supported by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Help celebrate the beauty and diversity of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in this unique special award.

Prizes & Why should I enter?

Prizes

It's time to explore, discover and share the wonders of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew with the return of the popular 'Captured at Kew' special award. A selection of winning images will be shown exclusively at the IGPOTY launch exhibition at Kew in 2022 (TBC).

NEW for Competition 15 - entries to 'Captured at Kew' this year will be free-to-enter (maximum of 8x free image slots per adult), in order to encourage more people to take part and to celebrate returning to enjoy the beauty of Kew Gardens.

First prize:

Signed individual certificate
Your image goes on display at IGPOTY launch exhibition at RBG Kew (TBC)
Gift bag supplied by RBG Kew (exact prize TBC).

Second prize:

Signed individual certificate
Your image goes on display at IGPOTY launch exhibition at RBG Kew (TBC)
Gift bag supplied by RBG Kew (exact prize TBC).

Third prize:

Signed individual certificate
Your image goes on display at IGPOTY launch exhibition at RBG Kew (TBC)
Gift bag supplied by RBG Kew (exact prize TBC).

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, up to 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 (ideally with an sRGB colour profile). 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 (300 ppi) suitable for printing/exhibiting should the image be shortlisted. You may be asked for this when the time comes.

N.B.

  • High-res source file/s need to be at least 3780 pixels (longest side) @ 300 ppi, ideally larger (and ideally with an Adobe RGB (1998) colour profile).

Full competition rules:

Please see the IGPOTY competition rules, which always prevail:
https://igpoty.com/igpoty-rules/

Category rules:

Only images taken at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are valid for entry. Employees/volunteers of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are excluded from entry.

RBG Kew standard admission fees/rules apply. Captured at Kew entries cannot win the overall IGPOTY prize. IGPOTY is supported by RBG Kew but is not part of its organisation.

Competition details

Subtitle:
Supported by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Type:
Special award
Submissions:
Online submissions
Entry start date:
August 31, 2021
Closing date:
October 31, 2021, 12 noon GMT
Cost of entry:
£FREE (maximum of 8 entries per adult)

How do I enter?

Online submissions (up to 8x free image slots)

Partner: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Key Competition Partner.



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Credit: © Vincenzo di Nuzzo