LOXLEY COLOUR official print partner and sponsors of the “Your Vision” Award

The organisers of the SLPOTY are delighted to announce that Loxley Colour have been appointed official print partner for the competition and will be sponsors of the brand new Your Vision award. In addition to this, Loxley Colour will produce state of the art prints of the winning images that will appear at major exhibitions and tour across Scotland during 2017. Established over 30 years ago, Cumbernauld based Loxley Colour are market leaders and multiple award winners within the photographic […]

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Scotland’s Big Nature Festival

We are delighted to announce that we will be taking part in this years “Scotland’s Big Nature Festival” at Levenhall Links, Musselburgh. The festival is Scotland’s largest outdoor nature festival and takes place over 2 days on 21st & 22nd May 2016 Over the weekend, 10 of this years winning images will be on display and there will be talks (and tips) by two of the awarded photographers*, Belinda Kennedy and Camillo Berenos. Both will be presenting their talks in […]

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Ballater Exhibition in support of the floods recovery

Exhibition in support of The Ballater Floods recovery. Please share. The town of Ballater was hit badly during the January floods with much of the town devastated by the damage. Support for the community is badly needed over the coming months and the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year competition is very keen to support the town during this difficult time. I have commissioned a special exhibition at Larks Gallery in Ballater to attract visitors to the area, which runs […]

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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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News Release – Ian Cameron wins the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year

Forres man crowned Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year Veteran photographer Ian Cameron, who still prefers to shoot in film rather than digital, has been announced winner of the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year Award. Forres-based Ian beat off strong competition from thousands of entries submitted from all over the world to win the prestigious accolade with his magnificently evocative images shot in the Highlands with his “ancient” camera. His evocative winning images were all shot in the Highlands […]

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Official announcement for SLPOTY 2015

The Official announcement for the winners of the 2015 competition will be made on 10th February 2016 Winners, runners up, commended and unsuccessful entrants will be notified by 8th February 2016. During this time we kindly ask entrants to allow us time to send out the notifications and refrain from asking for updates via email or social media as this may cause delays. Thank you for your patience.    

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25 beautiful images from the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year

**Deadline for the 2015 Competion is 16th November – enter now ** These inspiring landscapes by last year’s entrants show off Scotland’s diverse and spectacular scenery, it’s historic buildings and wild places. Which one is you favourite? 1. Allan Wright, Buachaille Etive Mor 2. Adrian Hilloister, The Droma River and An Teallach. 3. Brian Kerr, Frozen Island, River Dee, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway. 4. Colin Mill, Old Man and Me 5. Chris Swan, From Umber to Amber 6. Craig […]

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