2012 04 13 The London Photographers Competition, Open Category

The Competition



There are no limits to the Open Competition.

You can submit any type of image and any genre.

So be creative!


Portrait of your City

What makes your city, your borough, your neighborhood or even your street corner, special to you? Whether it is a certain bench in your local park, a small street you stroll down or a building you love.

Pick up your phone or your camera and take a picture that you think represent your borough and community. Become part of our project to produce a snapshot of Greater London.

Please note this competition is only open to London residents


  • Sony Compact Camera
  • 2x tickets to attend the 2012 Sony World Photography Exhibition at Somerset House

A selection of the best images will be shown at Somerset House as part of a digital exhibition.


  • Astrid Merget, Creative Director
  • Carol Allen Storey, photojournalist & WPO Academy Member
  • Damien Demolder, Technical & Deputy Editor, Amateur Photographer
  • Sony UK

Please note this competition is only open to London residents.

For further information please visit the competition website.

Complies with the Bill of Rights

This competition meets all the standards set out in

the Bill of Rights For Artists


Competitions which meet all the standards set out in the Bill of Rights For Artists do not do any of the following -

  • claim copyright
  • claim exclusive use
  • seek waiving of moral rights
  • fail to give a credit for all free usage
  • add, alter, or remove metadata from submissions
  • seek usage rights other than for promoting the contest and no other purpose. Note that a book, posters, cards, or a calendar are seen as legitimate ways of promoting the contest and defraying costs
  • seek free usage rights in excess of 5 years
  • use the submissions commercially without the entrant's agreement, and such commercial usage is to be subject to a freely negotiated license independently of the competition.
  • make it a condition of winning that an entrant must sign a commercial usage agreement
  • fail to publish all documents on the competition website that an entrant may have to sign
  • fail to name the judges for this or last year's competition
  • fail to explicitly state all the organisations who will acquire rights to the submissions
  • set a closing date more than 18 months after the contest launch date
  • fail to make clear statements of rights claimed and how submissions are used.

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