Photo of the month Competition 2020

After the success of 2019’s Best of Suffolk Photo Competition, we are excited to relaunch the 2020 Competition! 2020 will see new, exciting themes and we can’t wait to see what you, our wonderful guests, followers and friends, have to showcase from your travels in Suffolk!

Suffolk is such a beautiful county with so many stunning back drops, there are so many wonderful opportunities to get snap happy. We are all guilty of having our phones with us all the time, so there really isn’t any excuse!

Returning at the beginning of January running up until the end of December, 2020’s photo of the month will be bigger and better than ever before! The competition gives you the opportunity to send us your favourite pictures of your adventures. It also offers the chance to win some wonderful local prizes from around Suffolk, and an opportunity to come back and enjoy more of what Suffolk can offer!

It couldn’t be easier, with mobile photos going everywhere with us, you can snap everywhere and anywhere! All you need to do is…take a picture which is in line with the monthly category, and send it through to photography@bestofsuffolk.co.uk  with some key details; your name, address, date of birth, contact details and the location of where the photo was taken. If you are feeling imaginative please do give your picture a title!

For social media, we love seeing what you are all up too in Suffolk, so use the #SnapSuffolk, or tag @BestofSuffolk. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Here are our 2020 categories:

January – New Year Resolutions

February – Cooking in Cottages

March – Blooming Walks

April – Dog Walks

May – Natural Suffolk

June – Loving life near the Water

July – Family Fun in the Summer Sun

August – Food and Drink

September – Stunning Sunsets

October – Autumn Days

November – Cosy Cottages

December – Wreaths, Mulled Wine & everything Christmas!

The winners

Each month a judging panel will choose the winner for than months theme, and a bottle of champagne and a Best of Suffolk Voucher will shortly be posted out to the winner! Plus, we will, of course, be showcasing all winning images in our 2021 Best of Suffolk calendar, along with being showcased on Social Media platforms.

Monthly winners will be sent a bottle of Champagne and a voucher totalling £25 off their next Best of Suffolk holiday. There can only be one monthly winner, meaning we’ll be collating all the photos together.

The overall winner, will be decided at the end of the year and will receive an Adnams Gin Making Experience for two and a voucher totalling £50 off their next Best of Suffolk holiday.

There are of course some terms and conditions which can be seen below, please ensure you familiarise yourself with these.

Our judging panel have the pleasure of choosing our 2019 winners, and they can’t wait to see what photos they will be judging in 2020. So, don’t forget to take your camera out with you when exploring Suffolk. Happy snapping!

Showcasing 2019 Monthly Winners

Terms and conditions
The Best of Suffolk photo competition runs from Tuesday 8th January 2018 until Friday 15th November 2019. By submitting your entry, you agree to the terms set out below. All entrants must be over 18 years of age, and proof of age may be required ahead of any prizes being distributed. All photos must be submitted in a high res format and sent to photography@bestofsuffolk.co.uk. Photos entered must sit in line with the monthly categories, which are, January – New Year Resolutions, February – Cooking in Cottages, March – Blooming Walks, April – Dog Walks, May – Food and Drink, June – Loving life near the Water, July – Family Fun in the Summer Sun, August – Being Active in Suffolk, September – Stunning Sunsets, October – Harvest Festivities, November – Cosy Cottages, December – Wreaths, Mulled Wine & everything Christmas! Entries submitted via social media will need to be followed up with the high res image being emailed in. If submitting an image including people you must have their permission, and if anyone is under the age of 18, you must have the consent of their guardian. By submitting your entry, you are giving Best of Suffolk permission to use your images for sales and marketing purposes. This will include, but will not be limited to, use on social media, websites, printed materials such as leaflets and used in the press. Where possible, Best of Suffolk will credit the photographer. When entering the competition, you must provide your full name, address, a contact telephone number, date of birth, a high res image and a description of where the picture was taken. You must only submit original photos taken by yourself; you cannot submit on behalf of someone else. Best of Suffolk will judge all entries, and there will be one monthly winner announced no later than the sixth of the following month, and one overall winner, announced no later than 6th December 2019. There must be at least 5 entries per month for the competition to run. An entrant can enter as many categories as they like. However, they can only win once. The monthly winner will receive a bottle of Champagne and a voucher totalling £25 off their next Best of Suffolk holiday, which must be booked by December 2019 and taken before the end of 2020. The overall winner will receive an Adnams Gin Making Experience for two people (must be taken by 30 August 2020), and a voucher totalling £50 off their next Best of Suffolk holiday. Please note, the £25 off or £50 off voucher can only be used for new bookings. If you have an existing booking, this voucher cannot be accepted. Best of Suffolk’s decision is final, no correspondence will be entered into. At the end of the competition, all winning photos, 11 in total, will be placed within our 2020 Best of Suffolk calendar – by entering, you are permitting your photo to be used. Best of Suffolk reserve the right to amend or withdraw this competition at any point without prior notice. E&OE.