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Festival of Archaeology photo competition!

To celebrate an amazing summer of archaeology, with the Festival of Archaeology, we’re running a fantastic photography competition!

There are two categories: ‘16 and Under’ and ‘17+’

The theme for the ‘16 and Under’ category is Archaeology: A Worm’s Eye View

The theme for the ‘17+’ category is People and the Past

Shortlisted photographs submitted for both categories will be uploaded to our Festival of Archaeology Flickr page at www.flickr.com/photos/festivalofarchaeology Click on the ‘Albums’ tab to see separate groups for each category. Here you’ll be able to see your own photos and get inspiration from others!

Terms & Conditions

CLOSING DATE: The last day to send in submissions for the competition is Friday 1st August 2014

 

For the ‘16 and Under’ category

1. Your photographs can be of anything archaeological or historical… but should be taken from a Worm’s Eye View.

2. The winning entry in the ‘16 and Under Category’ will win an amazing Nikon Coolpix L30 Compact Digital Camera (worth £90), a 16GB memory card and case!! There are also three runners-up prizes of Working in Archaeology, a beautiful book of archaeological photographs.

3. Entrants must be aged 16 or under on the closing date of Friday 1st August.

4. Each entrant may submit up to five photographs.

5. To enter, email your photo(s) to prizes@yac-uk.org Your email should include your name and age, and a caption for the photo. Please send one photo per email.   

6. Images can be colour, or black and white.

7. Images should be saved as high resolution .jpeg files.

8. All images entered must be the original work of the entrant. If the image has been manipulated (cropped or colour changed, for example), then this must have been done by the entrant, not an adult

9. If photographs contain images of children under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must have provided written permission for the photographs to be taken. The entrant is responsible for ensuring this has been done.

10. The winning entries will be judged by the Festival of Archaeology team and Phil Harding.  The judges’ decision will be final.

10. Copyright of the images will remain with the entrant, though the Council for British Archaeology and the Young Archaeologists’ Club will be granted non-exclusive rights in perpetuity for publication, digitisation, exhibition and broadcast. This may include the granting of reproduction rights to selected third parties for promotional or other uses.

11. All images are submitted at the entrant’s own risk.

12. Entry to the competition confirms acceptance of the above rules.

 

For the ‘17+’ category

1. Your photographs can be of anything archaeological or historical… but should represent People and the Past. This could include people working in archaeology, people visiting heritage attractions, people engaged in activities that are part of the Festival of Archaeology.

2. All images should include at least one person (although they do not have to be recognisable – images featuring hands, or the backs of heads, for example, are acceptable).

3. If photographs contain images of children under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must have provided written permission for the photographs to be taken. The entrant is responsible for ensuring this has been done.

4. The prize for the ‘17+ Category’ is to be announced. There are also three runners-up prizes of Working in Archaeology, a beautiful book of archaeological photographs.

3. Entrants must be aged at least 17 on the closing date of Friday 1st August. There is no upper age limit!

4. Each entrant may submit up to five photographs.

5. To enter, email your photo(s) to festivalofarchaeology@yahoo.co.uk Your email should include your name, a caption for the photo and the following statement ‘I have read and understood the terms and conditions for the photographic competition on the Festival of Archaeology website’.

6. Please send one photo per email.   

7. Images can be colour, or black and white.

8. Images should be saved as high resolution .jpeg files.

8. All images entered must be the original work of the entrant. Images can be manipulated – e.g. cropped or colour adjusted, but please indicate this on your entry email.

10. The winning entries will be judged by the Festival of Archaeology team.  The judges’ decision will be final.

10. Copyright of the images will remain with the entrant, though the Council for British Archaeology and the Young Archaeologists’ Club will be granted non-exclusive rights in perpetuity for publication, digitisation, exhibition and broadcast. This may include the granting of reproduction rights to selected third parties for promotional or other uses.

11. All images are submitted at the entrant’s own risk.

12. Entry to the competition confirms acceptance of the above rules.