Sissinghurst Photographic Award

Sissinghurst Photographic Award

Entry process

Entry process

To enter the Special award, complete the steps below:

Closed for entries

This Special award is closed for entries.

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Dates for this category

Start date: July 26, 2019
End date: October 6, 2019

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.
  • N.B.
  • High-res need to be at least 3780 pixels @ 300ppi, ideally larger.
  • Competition rules:

    Please see the IGPOTY competition rules.

    Category rules:

    Only images captured at National Trust Sissinghurst Castle Garden are valid. Entrants cannot win the overall IGPOTY prize.

    The award is free to enter. Adults and children may enter (with parent/guardian's permission and registration. Child's name MUST be supplied during shortlisting stage. Normal admission fees apply. National Trust employees are excluded from entry; volunteers are permitted to enter. Each entrant may upload a maximum of 8 images. For special prizes awarded by Sissinghurst the winner must attend Sissinghurst to collect. Standard IGPOTY rules apply. Closing time for entries on the deadline date is midday (noon) GMT.