Monthly:March 2016

The Polar Foil Hand Held Award 2016

We are pleased to announce a new category and sponsorship for the 2016 competition when it reopens in September. The new Hand Held award sponsored by the Polar Foil company is specifically for hand held landscapes and creative long exposures. Hand held photography has always been popular with street and sports photographers, but has always been difficult when taking landscapes or long exposures. But recent improvements in technology such as high resolution smart phone cameras, mirrorless cameras and image stabilisation […]

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Castle Stalker View Exhibition 2016

The 2016 season of summer exhibitions has kicked off and the feedback over the weekend from the public has been genuinely amazing! Our first exhibition of the summer is the extended run at Castle Stalker View in Potrnacroish, Appin. This venue will showcase a selection of this years images over the summer and as there are 200 images from the competition to display, the exhibition will rotate the images regularly. The exhibition runs from March 25th to 30th October. With […]

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Ballater Exhibition and mini photo competition

Hi folks, if things may seem a bit quiet since the winners announcement, pleased be assured that I am working hard behind the scenes to put together the next phases of the competition which are the exhibitions. As most people will know, the town of Ballater was hit really badly during the recent floods with severe damage to the both the town and surrounding area. The physical damage to roads and buildings was fairly well highlighted in the media, and […]

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Commercial companies exploiting photographers through blog posts

The Organisers of the Competition would remind all photographers who entered the Competition to be wary of any commercial business offering the opportunity to showcase your work in a blog post. The Competition generates a huge level of media interests and a wave of publicity which some companies have seen as an opportunity to exploit photographers for their own ends. Photographers should be aware that by allowing your work to be published in a private comany’s blog, your images and […]

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