Photography Competition

#capturefaversham

The #capturefaversham competition has ended and judging is now taking place. We received an amazing response with over 600 entries. 

There will be an exhibition of the shortlisted entries at 12 Market Place in Faversham from 22nd-29th June. The exhibition is free to attend and visitors will be encouraged to vote for their favourite photo. 

The Expert's Choice Award will be announced on the 21st June and the People's Choice winners will be announced after the Exhibition.

Good luck to all those who entered.

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Competition details

We need your imaginative, beautiful and unusual Faversham photos!

Every year thousands of people visit Faversham and take stunning photographs – we’d love to see them!

By entering the competition and submitting your photos, you will be helping to promote the lovely town of Faversham.  You will also have the chance to win one of two weekend breaks in this gorgeous, creekside market town. 

Faversham is very picturesque with well-known landmarks and features.  However, in addition to these, we’re encouraging participants to submit unorthodox photographs of Faversham too.  Unusual aspects, hidden gems and Faversham’s local characters all capture the personality of this unusual and fascinating town.

We can’t wait to see photos that reveal your memories and experiences of Faversham. 

How to enter the competition

 Instagram

  1. Follow visitfaversham
  2. Like and tag a ‘snap happy’ friend
  3. Post your photographs using the hashtag #capturefaversham and tag @visitfaversham 

Facebook:

  1. Like our Visit Faversham page
  2. Like and share the competition post
  3. Post your photographs using the hashtag #capturefaversham and tag @visitfaversham

Twitter:

  1. Follow us on Twitter
  2. Like and retweet the competition post
  3. Post your photographs using the hashtag #capturefaversham and tag @visitfaversham

To stand a good chance of winning, your photograph needs to be as high a resolution as possible as shortlisted entries will be printed out at A4 size and displayed later in the year. Photos taken on mobile phones should be of sufficient quality. 

Top tip – don’t accidentally delete your submitted photo from your phone or device! If your photo is shortlisted we will need you to email us a copy. 

Shortlisted entries will be included in a Capture Faversham exhibition.

The deadline for entries if 31st May 2019

Awards categories

The Expert’s Choice

Judged by international photographer, director and TV judge Perou, whose award-winning work includes photos of superstar models, rock stars, politicians and celebrities from around the world.

He is a massive fan of Faversham and will be looking for photos that capture Faversham in an unusual way.

www.perou.co.uk

The People’s Choice

Members of the public will get to choose from a shortlisted selection of entries which will go on display at the Town Hall, 12 Market Place, Faversham, ME13 7AE.  Full details of the display will be published on line nearer the time.

Prizes

Expert’s Choice Prize

  • Brewery tour and beer tasting for two at Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre and Brewery
  • Lunch at Creek Creative Café including viewing of their latest exhibition
  • Evening meal at the Red Lion, Herne Hill.
  • One night’s stay at the beautiful Mount Ephraim including breakfast and unlimited use of the grounds and gardens.
  • Welcome hamper from Macknade Fine Foods.
  • Birds of Prey Experience Day with Joe's Bows.
  • Craft session at House of the Crafty Fox.
  • Lunch at the White Lion in Selling including self-guided local walk amongst stunning downland and woodland scenery.

Expert's Choice runner's up prizes

  • White One Sugar Vintage Poster Style prints of Faversham Creek and Oyster Bay House - donated by Saxon Shore Estate Agents.

People’s Choice prize

  • Orchard tour of Brogdale Collections
  • Lunch at the Brogdale Café
  • Clever Dilemma escape room game 
  • Night’s stay at Sandhurst Farm Forge including breakfast
  • Tickets to Doddington Gardens
  • Trip to Huckleberry Woods to take part in their micro pig walk.

People’s Choice runners’ up prizes

  • Welcome Shepherd Neame goody bag gift
  • Sheldon Spa toiletries goody bag
  • Mighty Fine Things’ meal bag for two and Coxy’s Cocktail Apperitif
  • Two tickets to Royal Cinema, Faversham

Terms and conditions

By entering your photograph in #capturephotograph you authorise Visit Faversham, Visit Swale and Faversham Town Council to use your image for the purposes of promoting Faversham; you therefore assign full copyrights over to these bodies who may reproduce your image both in print and on line.

Please note this competition is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

If you are unable to submit an entry via social media, please email claire.windridge@favershamtowncouncil.gov.uk

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 of any people featured in the entries or their parents/guardians if children under 16 are featured. Further, entrants must not have breached any laws when taking their photographs.

If the winner is unable to be contacted after reasonable attempts have been made; Visit Faversham and Faversham Town Council reserve the right to either offer the prize to a runner up, or to re-offer the prize in any future competition.

Entries must be taken in the Faversham area.

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