Competition Archive

As Time Goes By

Throughout time, man has employed many ways of documenting the passage of time and recording history so that future generations can understand what came before them and how we evolved to be the civilisation we are today. From spoken accounts, and cave paintings, to ancient manuscripts, our records of time past have allowed us to … Read More

Life After Dark

Light is undoubtedly the single most important element when it comes to photography. Hence the fact that most photographers choose to shoot their subjects in daylight. However, the hidden world of low-light photography that comes to life between dusk and dawn offers photographers an exciting opportunity to capture life after dark. This fascinating genre of … Read More

Seeing Double

Photography is a very complex process whereby we are able to use a camera to create a reflection of reality. Thanks to technology we can capture a scene and reproduce it in another medium whether that be digital or print. This is the inspiration for the current theme of ‘Seeing Double’ for which we would … Read More


Identity is an extremely important concept for human beings as it dictates how we see ourselves both as a person and in relation to other people, ideas and nature. It allows us to express our individuality and our group affiliations and gives us a sense of who we are. Knowing who we are has a … Read More

Love Story

“All You Need is Love”, “The Power of Love”, “How Deep is your Love?” and “Love is All Around” – just a few examples of popular songs about love. So, love is an important part of our lives – but how can we capture an emotion in an image? Most emotions are shown through a … Read More


One of the gifts that digital photography has given us, is the ability to determine at once, whether an image is in focus or not. Those of us old enough to remember, no doubt still bear the mental scars of waiting a week for prints to be developed, only to discover that, while the subject … Read More

Caught in the Moment

The very essence of modern photography is that it gives the opportunity to capture forever, a moment which is fleeting, blink and you miss it.

“The Decisive Moment” was a term coined by the pioneer of street photography, Henri Cartier-Bresson. Cartier-Bresson believed that “The Decisive Moment” was that split second of genius and inspiration that a … Read More

Capturing Culture

The concept of culture is closely interlinked with that of identity, and for populations around the world it is culture that helps to define them and give them a sense of belonging. The beliefs, values and behaviours that distinguish one group of people from another are what makes the human race so unique and interesting. … Read More

On the Edge

At some point in our lives we are all faced with being on the edge, whether that be literally or metaphorically. For the dare devils among us, pursuing that adrenaline rush can often involve scaling great heights, balancing precariously on the edge of a deep precipice, or finding the courage to leap off the ledge. … Read More

The World Above

As we wonder distractedly about our daily duties, it is all too easy to focus on the road ahead and the surroundings that face us at eye level. However, if we were just to stop and look above us we would notice all manner of beauty, diversity and wonderment suspended above our heads.

High streets, for … Read More