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GAP Photo Competition: Free to enter competition focusing on native breeds

News Date: 06.05.2010

Grazed Light

 
A photographic competition – Closing date: July 30th
 
The Grazing Advice Partnership (GAP) is pleased to announce the opening of a free-to-enter photographic competition aimed at celebrating the role that native breeds of farm livestock play in conserving our natural environment, landscape and cultural history.
 
PRIZES:
 
1st -     £500 and a year’s free membership of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust .
2nd -    £250 and a year’s free membership of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust
3rd -     £100 and a year’s free membership of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust
 
In addition, winning entries will be featured on GAP’s website in GAP’s quarterly newsletter, ‘The Grazier’, and RBST’s quarterly newsletter, ‘The Ark’.
 
Finally, all winning entrants will be given the option of a free place on one of GAP’s highly regarded training courses!
 
 
Who can enter?
Anyone who does not substantially earn their living from photography can enter. All images must be taken by the person who submits them.
 
What format is acceptable?
Entries must be in digital format only. Images may be either JPEGs or TIFFs and be a minimum of 900K and a maximum of 5MB in size.
 
How should entries be submitted?
Images may be emailed to GAP or burned onto a CD or DVD. Each digital image submitted must be clearly labelled.
 
Email to enquiries@grazingadvicepartnership.org.uk
 
 
Are there different age categories?
No, there is just the one category and all entries will be judged on merit, regardless of age.
 
How many photographs can I submit?
Up to six different images may be submitted per entrant.
 
Can images be manipulated?
Images may be enhanced in-camera or in-computer to enhance their presentation but not their content.
 
The rules of entry can be downloaded below:
 
 
For further information, contact:
 
Tom Cairns
Development Manager
Grazing Advice Partnership (GAP)
Room 202, Carlton Business Centre, Maundrell Road,
Calne, Wiltshire SN11 9PU
Tel. 01249 470 029
 
 
Notes to editors:
The Grazing Advice Partnership is a partnership of farmers, land managers and conservation organisations that are committed to promoting the benefits of grazing with the natural environment and our cultural heritage in mind.
 
The current investing partnership was formed in August 2008 and comprises Natural England, the National Trust, Defence Estates and the Rare Breeds Survival Trust.