Be Artventurous in our great photo competition!

A prestigious prize awaits the winner of this exciting new photography competition.
A prestigious prize awaits the winner of this exciting new photography competition.

A prestigious prize awaits the winner of an exciting new photography competition being launched in Peterhead.

To celebrate the launch of Artventure – a new community culture and arts group – the organisers are hosting a competition with the winning entry to be permanently displayed in the reception of Aberdeenshire Council’s flagship North-east headquarters at Buchan House.

Do you have a great photo of Peterhead or the surrounding area? We’re looking for someone to capture the very spirit of Peterhead – an image that will impress and inspire visitors to Buchan House and stand the test of time.

We’re looking for interesting, beautiful or unusual photographs: it could be a building or boat, wildlife or people, landscape or seascape, artistic or historic.

After the closing date on February 1, 2017, two independent judges will create a shortlist of up to ten images which will then go to a public vote from February 20 to March 10. Voting forms will be available from Buchan House, the former Happit shop in Drummers Corner, and can also be found Facebook page @ArtventurePeterhead

Artventure is a non-profit organisation whose aim is to work with the communities of Peterhead to stimulate and enable the development of cultural activities, promote, support and sustain our cultural identity and celebrate our cultural heritage.

The winning image will be unveiled at Artventure’s AGM in April, date to be announced.

Entry is free to all ages with a maximum of three images per entrant. Entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. Entrants must be the sole owner of copyright of all photographs.

Furthermore, entrants must not have breached any laws when taking their photographs.

Digital enhancement is allowed, but photos with watermarks or names embedded will not be considered.

There will only be one vote per person and only completed forms will be considered. Entrants will retain copyright of the photographs that they submit. By entering the competition all entrants grant to Artventure the right to publish and exhibit their photographs including online. No fees will be payable for any of the above uses.

While we make every effort to credit photographers, we cannot guarantee that every use of the photographs will include photographers names. The quality of the image should be sufficient to produce a photograph of up to 20 x 30..The digital image is to be emailed to info@artventure.org.uk using wetransfer at https://www.wetransfer.com/ By entering, entrants will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by these rules.

More information can be found on our Facebook page @ArtventurePeterhead, our Artventure website at http://www.artventure.org.uk/ and from Buchan House.