The Kennel Club is once again running its prestigious photography competition for 2011. The competition is open to anyone and everyone - all that you need is a camera and - of course - a love of dogs!
The closing date of the competition is 31 August 2011
A maximum of four images can be submitted with only one image per category. Entry for the 16 and Under category is FREE. All other categories require a minimum donation of £3.50 per person. All entry fees go to support the Kennel Club Charitable Trust (Registered Charity Number 327802). The Charitable Trust makes a difference for dogs by funding a wide variety of work ranging from support research into canine diseases to welfare initiatives and the promotion of support dogs, all of which gives dogs healthier and happier lives.
Please read all the terms and conditions here before entering
How to enter
The winning images as well as the runners up images will be displayed at Discover Dogs 2011. The overall winner will receive a fabulous acrylic print (courtesy of Pixum), a flash worth £200 courtesy of Calumet and the winning image will be displayed on the cover of the Kennel Club’s flagship publication, the Kennel Gazette. As well as these great prizes the winner will also receive a cool Lomo camera!
The category winners will all receive a canvas print (courtesy of Pixum) and all runners up will receive a free poster print (courtesy of Pixum). All winners and runners up also get free entry to Discover Dogs 2011.
The winner of the 16 and Under category wins a membership with the Young Kennel Club, a day's photo shoot with professional dog photographer Marc Henrie (Marc has some great photo taking tips here), a digital camera courtesy of Ronald Edgar TV Film Productions as well as the book 'Digital Photography'.
Acclaimed photographer Martin Usbourne, famed for his ‘the silence of dogs in cars’ images joins Women’s Hour presenter and dog lover Jenni Murray as the guest judges for the competition.
Marc Henrie's photo taking tips
Professional dog photographer Marc Henrie has written some photo taking tips including tips for indoor and outdoor shots.
For further information about the competition please contact the Kennel Club Picture Library