Prizes up for grabs!

The competition is now closed for entries.

The winners and finalists will receive the superb prizes below.


The winning photographer will receive a personal prize valued at £1,000 which includes a Nikon D5500 D- SLR camera and accessories worth up to £650.

The new D5500 is a lightweight and powerful camera. This slimline D-SLR ensures you’ll capture crisp, clean images more often than ever before. The responsive vari-angle touchscreen offers intuitive operation, and built-in Wi-Fi makes it simple to share your high-quality photos via a smart device. With a lightweight yet tough carbonfiber monocoque structure and a deep grip, this exceptionally portable D-SLR puts perfection within your reach.

The two highly commended photographers will be rewarded a personal prize valued at £850 which also includes a Nikon D5500 D- SLR camera.


With the sponsorship of Maplin Electronics, the winning photographers’ nominated UK charity will receive £1,000 worth of audio visual or photography equipment.

All TEN finalists

All ten finalists have the opportunity to meet Don McCullin and discuss their entry.

Each will receive a prize bag worth up to £200 including:

Don McCullin: The New Definitive Edition

The updated retrospective published for McCullin's 80th birthday. Contains 40 new unpublished photographs and a new introduction - the definitive edition.

Serif Photoplus photography software

Take photos and make them great with the award winning PhotoPlus photography software. Edit, fix, enhance and organise your entire image collection with this powerful and intuitive software.

Rachel Bridgen Photography one day photography course

Courses include DSLR, creative photography, landscape photography and many more.

Huggler photobook

Create a stunning album of your photos with one of our high quality 50 page square hardcover photo books.