Opening: June 12, 2019
Deadline: October 20, 2019
Entry fee: Free
Prizes: £100, £400
Historic Photographer of the Year calls on photographers from around the globe to explore and capture the very best historic places and cultural sites that the world has to offer.
Whether it’s a ruined English castle, an underground Roman villa or the haunting beauty of a long-forgotten battlefield, historical sites are among the most picturesque places to photograph on Earth.
The Awards challenge photographers everywhere, amateur or professional, to explore and share the most astonishing imagery of those places which dominate our past. Entries will be judged on originality, composition and technical proficiency alongside the story behind the image and its historical impact. Judging all entries will be a panel of experts including Claudia Kenyatta, Director of Regions for Historic England, broadcaster and historian Dan Snow of History Hit TV, head of the television channel HISTORY™ Dan Korn, author and digital colourist Marina Amaral, Chairman of The Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography Richard Everett, and co-founder of Trip Historic Elli Lewis.
- HPY Competition: there will be one (1) prize of four hundred pounds (£400) cash for the entry chosen by the judges.
- “English History” Category: there will be one (1) prize of an English Heritage experience tailored to the winner’s interests, location and abilities and one hundred pounds (£100) -worth of Historic England publications.