Lakeland Photography Prize 2018 Rules

Entries must have been taken in Cumbria more recently than 31/12/2015.

Entrants can submit up to ten photos each. The entry fee is a flat fee of £5 regardless of the number of images entered. Entrants are able to enter photographs at there own pace. e.g. Should you wish to enter a number of photographs now and then others at a later date (to a maximum of ten) you would only need to pay the entry fee once.

Entries can only be accepted via the online form. Entries via all other mediums will not be accepted (unless with prior consent from Ascendancy Apparel in special circumstances).

Entrants must pay entry fees in full.

Images may be digitally enhanced but not over-manipulated. To clarify, entrants can enhance the picture to make it brighter, clearer etc, but not manipulate the content. Judges reserve the right to exclude any image they believe may have been excessively treated so as to alter its authenticity.

The competition is open to anyone of any nationality over the age of 18.

The competition closes at midnight on Sunday 01/07/2018.

The prizes are as stated, there is no alternative nor can they be transferred.

All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The entrants must be the sole owner of copyright in all photographs entered and must have obtained permission from any recognisable people featured in the entries or their parents/guardians if children under the age of 16 are featured.

Entrants will retain copywright of the photographs that they submit. By entering the competition all entrants grant Ascendancy Apparel and the right to publish and exhibit their photographs as is seen fit. This may include social media, national & local press, the Ascendancy Apparel website etc. - full credit will always be given where possible.

By entering, entrants will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by these rules and Ascendancy Apparel reserves the right to exclude any entry from the competition at any time and in it’s absolute discretion if Ascendancy Apparel has reason to believe that an entrant has breached any of these rules.

Ascendancy Apparel reserves the right to cancel this competition or alter any of the rules at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of it’s control.

If the winner is unable to provide a full resolution file of their image for any purpose within a reasonable amount of time, Ascendancy Apparel reserves the right to either offer the prize to a runner-up or to re-offer the prize in any way they see fit.

By entering, you give Ascendancy Apparel permission to contact you via the email address provided.

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