Our 2023 Photography Competition has now closed

Our annual photo competition has now closed for entries. Thanks to all of you that have submitted your entries. We'll now be busy shortlisting our favourites and asking our staff and trustees to choose the winning entries to feature in our calendars and Christmas cards, available later in the year. We will contact winners via email when the judging process has been completed.
All money raised from the sale of the calendars and cards goes towards supporting the Lake District’s world class landscapes and heritage.

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  grant Friends of the Lake District rights (as described below) to your photograph.
  1. Use the photograph in our 2023 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 2024 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 2023 and will be contacted using the email address used to enter

Banner image: Andrew Locking Borrowdale