Belfast Geologists’ Society Photographic Competition £900 Prize Fund! The Belfast Geologists Society is delighted to launch its summer 2021 photographic competition is association with GSNI and Alistair Hamill Photography. This is a great opportunity for you to show off your skills as both a photographer and as someone who appreciates great geological images this summer, be they in the mountains, on the beach or just out and about as you see the opportunities walking the dog or with the family.  1. When? The competition will run from July 15th to 20th September 2021. Winners will be announced at the Society’s lecture on Monday 11th  October  2. Who Can Enter? The competition is open to everyone, members and non-members alike but entrants must be amateur. 3. How? There are two geographic categories of subject and within those, three age categories.                                  Category A                                   Category B                              Island of Ireland                           Anywhere Else       Within each geographic category there are three age group categories: A1      Under 16 B1    Under 16 A2      Student FT/PT B2    Student FT/PT A3      Adult B3    Adult                                                                                                      In each category age group there will be a: 1st  Prize £75 2nd Prize £50 3rd Prize £25 There will be an overall winner who in addition to winning 1st prize in their category will win a signed Alistair Hamill photograph.  4. Where ? Each entrant can supply a maximum of 4 images .These must be supplied in JPEG or pdf formats with a minimum of 300dpi and sent to before the closing date of Sept 20th 2021. Each image must have the following information supplied : Title of photo Location (Preferably Grid Ref or GPS coordinates) Date the Photograph was taken and a brief summary of the area Name Address Email address Contact Tel Number By entering you are signifying acceptance of the Competition’s Rules 5. Judging Criteria The judges will be evaluating on the following: Geological Content 50 points Creativity 25 points Technical Skill 25 points 6. Competition Rules a. Images must be your own.  You must be an amateur and it/they must not have been published elsewhere b. BGS/GSNI can use images in print or online as it wishes, but in doing so all copyright remains with the photographer and full credit will be given. c. The judges’ decision is final and no written communication will be entered into. d. BGS complies with all data protection legislation and the Data Privacy Notice can be viewed at e. Covid guidelines and social distancing rules must be adhered to at all times. Issue 1 Home NEWS Winter Summer Links Resources Archive About Contact Galleries For printable version <click here>