MNWG Photography Competition 2019

Bright Red BerriesSubject: Fruits, Berries and Seeds with your Camera Phone

Categories:
One prize for each category.

  1. Primary school pupil (5-12 years old)
  2. Young Person and Adult (over 12 years old)

Most people have a camera phone or can access one and although it is a photographic competition it won’t be judged on technical skills but how successful the image is in portraying autumn fruits, berries and seeds. We would like you to focus on native trees shrubs and plants, and highlight the many ways nature has devised to distribute seeds.

There will be a prize for the winners and the best images selected for an online exhibition on our website.

Here are five tips on producing a better pic on your phone.:

  • Take in good natural light. Phone sensors are tiny and need plenty of light.
  • Get close to your subject.
  • Crop your image. Most phones have access to editing tools. Cropping an image just means changing its shape so you can reduce the amount of part of your image. For example, reducing the amount of sky so the viewer is drawn more to the main subject.
  • Contrast. Nearly all photos taken on a phone benefit from a little added contrast. This and the cropping tool are the two most effective ways to improve an image and are easy to do.
  • Don’t forget to save your best image. If you want to edit your photo, you need to save after your changes.

Please email you’re photos to mnwg.comp@gmail.com . It would be great if you could give us your name and a brief description of where the photo was taken and which category are you entering.

We hope you have fun with this. The end of summer and the autumn are exciting times to take photos.

Remember to send your best image to mnwg.comp@gmail.com and we look forward to seeing all your pictures. Thank you.

Closing date for entries is 20/10/2019.