Deadline: September 2, 2019
Location: current or former countries of the Commonwealth
Entry fee: Free
Prizes: £500, £1,000, £2,000, Participation in the Exhibition, Publication in the Journal
The aim is to showcase the contemporary culture in the Commonwealth through your submission.
The ROSL Photography Competition has two categories:
- Mobile Phone
All images submitted must relate to the chosen theme of ‘Style’ and have a link to current or former countries of the Commonwealth.
- Camera winner will receive £2,000, a trip to the clubhouse exhibition opening and their winning image will be published in the Overseas magazine
- Mobile Phone winner will receive £1,000 and their winning image will be published in the Overseas magazine
- Young Photographer winner will receive £500 as part of ‘The Madiha Aijaz prize for a young photographer of promise’ which will be chosen solely by judge Farah Mahbub in memory of her colleague and friend
- Top 20 images will be displayed in the Over-Seas House Exhibition
- The competition requires a minimum of 1 image per person and can only accept a maximum of 5 images per person.
- Entrants must be 18 years old or older.
- Images must have been taken within the 12 months prior to the competition deadline.
- Images must not have been published prior to submission, social media sharing and website posts are permitted, but any use for marketing or print will disallow the image.
- All entries across both categories should be a ratio of 4:3 or 3:2
- Landscape and portrait images are welcome.
- The deadline for entries is 5pm GMT on Monday 2 September 2019
- The 20 images selected for exhibition and overall prize-winners will be announced on Friday 27 September 2019.
- The exhibition of final images will open at Over-Seas House on Tuesday 10 December 2019.
The top 20 photographs will be selected by an expert panel of judges to be printed, framed and exhibited at Royal Over-Seas League in London. From the top 20 the Judges will then select the two category winners for Camera and Mobile Phone.