We are delighted to open our photography competition once again this year and can't wait to see your images of the stunning Lake District and Cumbrian landscapes. 

We welcome and encourage images from all different times months and weathers. If you have any images of Cumbria that you think are particularly special please do send them in. 

You can enter via our online form by clicking the "submit now" button below. 

Entries close 23:59 on 7th July 2022.

Winners will be selected by a panel of staff in July 2022 and will be notified by email. Each winner will receive a set of Christmas cards and calendar and will be fully credited for their image. 

Terms and Conditions

  • Photographs must be renamed in the following format: "fullname.location.monthtaken" e.g. johnsmith.catbells.march.
  • Winners must be able to provide a high resolution copy of the original image for use in print.
  • You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit and it is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws.. You only grant Friends of the Lake District rights (as described below) to your photograph.
  1. Use the photograph in our 2022 merchandise, the profits of which directly benefit the Cumbrian landscapes.
    Use the photograph on the Internet in support of our mission.
  2. Use the photograph in Friends of the Lake District non-commercial communications.
    Provide your photograph to other individuals and organisations for non-commercial use, Friends of the Lake District-related use in news stories, newsletters, reports, slide shows, displays, web pages, and the like.
  3. Keep the files provided, and to archive the images on USB, CD or in other electronic forms, so that your photos can be used to support our mission and be properly credited. Each entrant in the Contest is responsible for ensuring that he or she has the right to submit the photos that he or she submits to the Contest per these rules.

Additional Information

  • The competition is open to everyone. 
  • Each winner will receive a complementary set of Christmas cards and 2023 calendar and given full photography credits on their winning image on the back of cards or underneath calendar images.
  • Winning images will be selected by Friends of the Lake District staff and members. 
  • Winners will be announced in July 2022 and will be contacted using the email address used to enter

Banner image: Coniston water by Jacqueline Griffiths, one of our 2021 competition winners.