‌How to enter

Please read the rules before entering the competition and submitting your images.

There are a number of different ways you can enter to the competition.‌

To enter the young photographer and adult categories

Complete an entry form. Click the link to download the Photographic Competition Entry Form

‌Prints must be on A4 paper and unmounted. Digital images must be submitted as JPEGs on a CD. You can submit your entries via:

 The Admissions Desk, Ness Botanic Garden: in an A4 envelope marked Photography Competition. Payment on may be by cash, cheque (made payable to University of Liverpool) or card.

 By Post: send your completed entry form and prints/CD in an A4 envelope together with your payment by cheque (made payable to University of Liverpool) to Photography Competition, Ness Botanic Garden, Neston Road, Ness, CH64 4AY.

Enter the social media category

You can also enter our competition via social media.

Submit your entry to either, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #NBGphotocomp. Entries via social media are free.

Entry Fees

Social Media category: Free to enter

Young Photographer categories: Free. Maximum of 3 entries per entrant only.

All other adult categories: £10 for 3 entries. (Friends of Ness Gardens-£10 for 5 entries).

£2 for any additional entries submitted. Please record the title of photo and competition category on an additional entry form if submitting more than 5 entries.

The closing date for receipt of entries is 4pm on Friday 20 December 2019.