The competition comprises of the following categories:

  • Best Landscape Award (best single image)
  • Best Seascape Award (best single image)
  • Best Towns and Cities Award (best single image)

In addition to the above categories, there will be the following titles

  • Grand Title – The Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year – (best portfolio of 3 images)
  • The Young Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year (best single image)

Prizes

There will be an engraved trophy plus cash prizes for each category as well as prizes from our sponsors. A book, exhibition and publicity on various websites. Details will be announced in due course.

Grand Title – Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year

The grand title “Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year” shall be awarded to the photographer whom in the opinion of the judges has submitted the best portfolio of three images. A portfolio may be three images from a single category or a combination of images from all three categories. , whom in the opinion of the judges has submitted the best portfolio of three images either from a single category or a combination of all three main categories. For example, a portfolio may consist of 3 images from the landscape category or 1 image each from the landscape, seascape and urban categories.  You may enter more than one portfolio.

Awards:
Overall Winner
Runner Up
Special Commendation x 3
Commendation x 10

The Young Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year

The title “Young Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year” shall be awarded to the photographer under 18 years of age at the closing date of the competition, whom in the opinion of the judges has submitted the single best image from either landscape, seascape or urban scenes. Entrants may submit single or multiple images up to a maximum of 10 images. Entries must be submitted by a parent or guardian.

Awards:
Overall Winner
Runner Up
Special Commendation x 1
Commendation x 10

Landscape Category Award

The Landscape Category is a award will be given to the single image, who in the opinion of the judges panel is the best in this category. Entrants must be 18 years of age and over to be eligible. Multiple entries are allowed up to a maximum of 15 images.

Awards:
Category Winner
Runner Up
Special Commendation
Commendation x10

 

Seascape Category Award

The Seascape award will be given to the single image, who in the opinion of the judging panel is the best in this category. Entrants must be 18 years of age and over at the closing date. Multiple entries are allowed up to a maximum of 15 images.

Awards:
Category Winner
Runner Up
Special Commendation x 1
Commendation x10

Urban Category Award

The Urban Landscape award will be given to the single image, who in the opinion of the judging panel is the best in this category. Entrants must be 18 years of age and over at the closing date. Multiple entries are allowed up to a maximum of 15 images.

Awards:
Category Winner
Runner Up
Special Commendation x 1
Commendation x10