Rules Update – Advance Notification for Competition 8/2022

Please be advised that are significant changes and simplification to the rules for 2022.

1. Images captured using glass and/or plastic graduated filters are no longer eligible . A clarification on this rule will be published in advance of the next Competition date. All entrants are advised that digital filters should be used instead.

2. Exhibitions. The Bonnie & Wild space is guaranteed for the next 3 years and they have generously donated a considerable sum to promote photographers.  Exhibitions will comprise of 25 prints, rotated over the course of each year to give maximum exposure. Photographers are therefore expected to make reasonable efforts to take part in supporting the efforts of the Competition and sponsors to promote them. If any winner/commendee fails to take part, fails to RSVP to invitations or respond to enquiries, their print will be withdrawn from the exhibition and the space allocated to another photographer.

3. Eligible images – Images from certain honeypot locations will not be eligible.

a) No images that have won an award or commendation in any other photographic competition
b) No images that are entered into any current competition where the judging or results are pending.
c) No images captured using any glass or plastic graduated filters. Digital software filters should be used where necessary. (Clarification to follow)
d) No images of the locations in the table below. Clarification here.

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IMAGES OF THE FOLLOWING
Glen CoeBuachaille Etive MorLagangarbh HutBlack Rock Cottage
The Fairy Pools, SkyeOld Man of Storr, SkyeElgol, SkyeNeist Point
Luskentyre BeachKilchurn CastleCorpach Boat, Loch LinnheStac Polly
The Devil’s PulpitRattray LighthouseCloch Lighthouse
Loch RuskieRiverside GlasgowEdinburgh Castle

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