Queens Park Photo Festival competition

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The competition has now closed - thank you to all those who took part. If you have been selected we shall contact you shorty.

Anyone who is 18 or under can enter. You don't need a fancy camera, iPod, iPad and mobile phone pix are all acceptable and you can enter photos created in Instagram, Mobli etc.
There are no exact boundaries but if you live or go to school in Queens Park, or neighbouring areas such as Kensal Rise, Kilburn, Willesden Green, etc then you are welcome to take part.
The competition is open from March 25th to June 1st 2014 to enter. An exhibition will then take place in the park as part of the Queens Park Open Studios and Gardens event in June.

Why take part?
To show people how you see the world.
To take part in a fun, event with other local young people.
To have your worked printed and presented as part of an exhibition.
Plus it's free and you might win a prize!

You Are Here! - your local area - use your camera to show people what you find interesting about where you live
Portraits - friends, family, strangers or selfies (please ask friends and family members before posting their images)
Pets - from goldfish to golden retrievers (please include your petís name in the caption)
None of the above - anything else not covered by the other categories

You may enter all of the categories or just one and you can upload a maximum of three photographs in each category.

Selected photos will be printed and displayed in an exhibition in Queens Park as part of the Open Studios and Gardens event in June. We intend to be as inclusive as possible so aim to show as many photographs as we can. There is no cost to you for this.

  • All finalists will have one or more photos exhibited in Queens Park in June

  • Winners will have their photos printed on to large canvases courtesy of Bags of Love

  • Selected finalists will have their prints framed by Worldy Wicked and Wise

  • There will be photography books courtesy of Queens Park Books

  • The winner of the Pets category will receive a £30 voucher to spend in Just Barking

  • All entrants will be invited to the exhibition in June.

Entry is free.
You agree that you are the person who took the photograph.
If you are under 16 please use your parent's or guardian's email address when you register.
Only create one account, if you create more than one you may be disqualified.
Upload the biggest file you have of your photo, but no bigger than 10MB though please.
Make sure to upload your photographs before the closed date of midnight, Sunday 1st june 2014.

Photo Tips
See the National Geographic website for some basic tips for taking better photographs.

If you have any questions then please email

 Here are some of the entries so far...

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