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How to enter the 2020 Getaway Gallery photo competition

Our 2020 Getaway Gallery Competition  is now open with fantastic travel and equipment prizes up for grabs!

For a full prize list and to read terms and conditions, go to our Gallery Competition page.

1. What are we looking for?

We have three categories for entry: wildlife, landscapes and culture. We’re looking for original images that make us sit up and take notice. We judge images on three aspects: technical ability, overall aesthetics and storytelling ability.

2. Accepted subject matter and image editing

Read our full description of our allowed criteria for image entry and edits on our Gallery Competition page

3. Resize and rename your images

Resize the longest edge of the image to 15cm at 240 dpi. Save your image under the title (your name_image title) and close your image.

4. Copy, paste and answer the following points into your email

Full name:
Area of Permanent residence:
Brief description of the scene and how you took the image:
Camera model:
Lens model:
Shutter Speed:

5. Send us your images

Email your photos to [email protected] – please note that we accept a maximum of five images a person a month. If you have more than five images to submit, please wait and submit them the following month. The first time you send us an image, you will receive a response saying your image has been submitted. Thereafter, you will not receive any more acknowledgement emails as our server won’t recognize you as a new sender.

Previous winner and finalists: 2019

FIRST PRIZE: Clare Doolan, Botswana – ‘Watching You, Watching Me’

SECOND PRIZE: Geo Cloete, Wellington – ‘My Broken Heart’

THIRD PRIZE: Hesté de Beer, Kroonstad – ‘The Peeper’