Belfast Parks Photographic Competition 2013Our annual Belfast Parks Photographic Competition offers you the chance to win a share of £1,000.This year’s competition is sponsored by John McQuillan (Contracts) Ltd.
An awards ceremony for the winning entrants will take place in summer 2013.
All you have to do is take a photo in one of our parks or open spaces, making sure it relates to one of the following categories:
- people in parks
- wildlife in our parks - for example, landscapes, animals, trees, plants and horticultural displays in a recognisable park setting
- buildings and art - for example, park buildings and structures such as railings, gates, statues and sculptures.
View the 2012 winners and their photographs
How to enterThis competition is open to everyone, except professional photographers. Photographs must have been taken after June 2012 from an area of the park available to the public. We cannot accept photographs which have won prizes in other external competitions or previous entries to this competition.
You can only enter one category, but you may submit up to three photos in your chosen category.
You must read our terms and conditions, before submitting your photos.
- Download our competition terms and conditions (Word - 38KB)
Hard copyFill in the entry form below and submit, together with three colour prints, up to a maximum size of 8'' x 6'' unmounted, and the same photographs in a digital format (CD, DVD or memory device). Prints, CDs, DVDs and memory devices cannot be returned. Please write the following information on the back of each photo:
- name of entrant
- age (under 16s only)
- name of the park where the photograph was taken.
ParkLife Photographic Competition
Open Spaces and Active Living Unit
Parks and Leisure Department
24-26 Adelaide Street
OnlineFill in the entry form below, and email it, along with your three entries, to email@example.com Entries must be in a JPEG format. The size of your email should not exceed 5MB - if your images are larger than this, please send them in separate emails, together with your full name and entry number in the subject line, for example, John Smith - entry 1. You should attach your entry form with your first email, if sending entries separately.
PrizesThere are prizes for the best photos received in each category - first prize (£150), second prize (£100) and third prize (£50). There are also special prizes for the best photos submitted by under 16s - first prize (£50), second prize (£30) and third prize (£20).
2012 winnersYou can view the 2012 winners and their photographs by clicking on the thumbnails below. Or, if you want to see a selection of entries, view our Flickr slideshow. You need to have Adobe Flash Player 10 installed on your computer to view the gallery. Press the 'play' button to begin.
Category - People in the parksThe results were:
Lady Dixon Park
Cave Hill Country Park
Category - Wildlife in the parksThe results were:
Hng Chuang Boon
Category - Buildings and artThe results were:
Palm House, Botanic Gardens
Category - under 16sThe results were:
Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park