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Batsford Calendar Photography Competition

Monday 1 January 2018 to
Saturday 31 March 2018

If you love taking photos during your visits to Batsford, why not enter them into our calendar competition?

Be in with a chance of winning some great prizes and have your photo in the 2019 official Batsford Arboretum calendar!

We’ve teamed up with internationally acclaimed and award winning professional photographer Alan Ranger to help judge the competition and provide some great prizes!

The overall winner (for best single image) will receive:

  • A family annual pass to the Arboretum
  • A £100 cash prize
  • A 5 week beginner’s photography course (or equivalent course in value) or 2 day residential location workshop with Alan Ranger in 2018/19 

Runner-up prize for best single image:

  • A family annual pass to the Arboretum
  • A beginner's class, masterclass or 2.5hr location workshop with Alan Ranger in 2018/19

All images selected for the calendar will receive a family one day pass to the Arboretum and a photography tuition gift voucher worth £30 (and of course a credit for their image in the calendar!)

How to enter

  • Images should be resized to be no bigger than 1mb (high res images (at least 4mb) will be requested for winning entries)
  • Images should be in JPG format and at least 2000 pixels on the longest edge
  • Image filenames should be renamed to: Month Taken-First Name-Last Name.jpg (e.g. January-Alan-Ranger.jpg)
  • Images should be emailed to
  • You may email your entries each month or altogether by the closing date (see below)

Competition Rules

  • Entering is free of charge
  • Images have to be taken at Batsford Arboretum
  • The photographer retains all copyright but grant permission to Batsford Arboretum for use in the 2019 calendar by entering
  • Entrants can submit multiple entries (max photos allowed per entrant is 20)

The closing date for entries is 31st March 2018 - images may be selected for the 2019 calendar. Judging takes place in April 2018 and the winner will be announced by 30th April 2018 on our website, Facebook and Twitter pages and on

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