Exhibitions & Competitions

Webbs of Wychbold
2019 Calendar - Photography Competition

Win £30* worth of Webbs Garden Centre vouchers and the chance to have your photograph included in their 2019 all colour calendar!

Webbs Garden Centre is looking for images to fill their 2019 calendar - if you have something really special which is a fabulous flower, lovely landscape, perfect pet or fantastic food, they want to hear from you,

You can submit up to six images and the deadline for entries is Monday 4th of June.

It's free to enter and you can find more information at https://www.webbsdirect.co.uk/calendar/

*The overall winner will receive an additional £100 worth of Webbs gardening vouchers

Worcester Show
Gheluvelt Park, Worcester
Sunday, 12th August 2018

The Worcester Show includes a photography competition - details as follows:

Section Rules:
  1. Photographs must have been taken by the exhibitor, but may have been processed.
  2. No photographs that have been entered previously will be accepted.
  3. For display purposes, all prints must be securely mounted on a rigid A4 (210mm x 297mm) board or pre-cut mounts with windows. No frames or folders.
  4. Prints may be in colour or black and white (unless otherwise stated).
  5. An exhibitor may enter up to two entries per class.

Class 901 - Worcester Stands Tall - inspired by www.worcesterstandstall.co.uk 
Class 902 - An action shot (an image capturing movement).
Class 903 - Macro (close up image).
Class 904 - A black and white photograph.
Class 905 - An amusing photograph with caption.
Class 906 - 'Wildlife' - a photograph of flora or fauna in the natural environment.
Class 907 - A photograph of a group of people.
Class 908 - My garden or allotment.
Class 909 - Capture the spirit of the Worcester Show!  Your best shot from last year.
Class 910 - UNDER 18'S ONLY - My best shot - anything from classes 901 - 909

Deadline for entries is 5pm, Wednesday 1st August - entry forms available at http://www.worcestershow.org.uk/schedule/mobile/index.html#p=16

Evesham Festival of Words
June/July 2018

As part of Evesham Festival of Words 2018 main event, BPC Members face the challenge of capturing an image which reflects the title of a book.  The choice is your:s fiction, biography, reference, children's and young adult literature- anything you like.  Your interpretation of the book title may be literal or inferred - no dead mocking birds please!!

The exhibition will run from mid-June to mid-July in Evesham's library, which attracts thousands of visitors from across the Vale every year.

Which book will you choose?  Will you choose the book or the image first?
Are you up for the challenge??

1.     Match your image to your chosen written work
2.     Submit digitally to birlinghamphoto@btinternet.com by 1st May 2018
3.     All submissions will be selected on their aesthetic quality and the match factor
4.     Photographers will be notified
5.     All work will be mounted at the individual photographer's expense (framing is not necessary)
6.     Images should be A3 and printed in high resolution

Revills Farm Shop, Defford, Worcestershire

BPC Members are invited to submit images for the proposed exhibition of work at Revill's Farm Shop.

Submitted work should have a local them and be an art print.  Works including a different take on a familiar scene or object are very welcome.  There is no limitation on the amount of post production applied to any submitted image. Submitted works will be selected on merit and the final works will be framed and priced or marked  'not for sale' (NFS).

Deadline for the first round of selections is 31st July 2018 - email birlinghamphoto@btinternet.com if you are interested.