Viewfinders Photographic Competition

Viewfinders Photographic Competition

Today sees the launch of the Viewfinders annual photographic competition. This competition, run in conjunction with the Southern Daily Echo, has two separate entry classes:

Under 18 (at 31st May 2017)

This is a great chance for keen photographers to submit images on any subject matter and they can be taken on any camera or camera phone. Entrants can submit up to three images in their class with the closing date being 31st May 2017. Judging will then take place by the very talented panel of judges: Chris Button (well-known professional photographer specialising in landscape and macro images), Kev Sandall (local professional photographer and president of Southampton Camera Club) and the picture editor of the Southern Daily Echo.

There are a number of great prizes on offer.

For the Adult Class:
First prize: A one-to-one full-day workshop with photographer Chris Button of Chris Button Photography (
Second prize: A one-to-one half-day workshop with photographer Chris Button.

For the Under 18 Class:
First prize: A voucher – value £150
Second prize: A voucher – value £100

Best landscape photo: A signed print by Kev Sandall.
Best storytelling photo: A day with the Southern Daily Echo.

To enter the competition, just send your images (maximum of three) to the correct e-mail address for your class, with your full name and a title for each image submitted:
Under 18:

Winners will be announced in the Romsey Advertiser on 30th June 2017 and the winning images will be printed and shown in the Viewfinders of Romsey Camera Club Annual Exhibition which takes place during the Romsey Festival from 8th to 16th July in King John’s House, Romsey.

Prizes will be presented at the Exhibition Invitation Preview evening on Friday 7th July. The judges’ decision is final and there are no cash alternatives available.

Unfortunately this competition is not open to members of Viewfinders and employees of Southern Daily Echo, but please encourage others to take part. All entrants give permission for their photographs to be printed in papers of the Southern Echo if selected for publication. The photographer retains copyright of images.