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Loughs Agency Photography Competition Now Open!

Loughs Agency are excited to announce the opening of a photography competition to celebrate the beautiful Foyle and Carlingford catchments and International Year of the Salmon.

The competition has 2 categories, each with a great prize:
– Adult – £150 of vouchers for an on-line camera shop
– Under 18 – £100 of vouchers for an on-line camera shop

Let's Go Outdoors! (1)

Photographs submitted should depict one of the following themes:
– The Atlantic Salmon in celebration of International Year of the Salmon.
– Landscapes and seascapes that have as their subject the river or marine environments within Foyle and Carlingford catchments.
– Wildlife of Foyle and Carlingford that have the river or marine environment as their natural habitat.


  1. The deadline for entries is 12 noon on Friday 31st January 2020
  2. Photographs must be entered by e-mail as attachments to in the format of a digital jpeg at no more than 20mb.
  3. Each entry must be accompanied with the following information: first name, surname, email address, entry category, location and photo caption otherwise your entry will not be considered.
  4. Valid entries will be confirmed within 48 hours.
  5. The photographs must be taken within the Foyle or Carlingford catchments or sea areas in the 12 months previous to the closing date (31st Jan 2020).
  6. The competition is open to all photographers within the categories of Adult and Under 18.
  7. Drone and terrestrial photography is accepted.
  8. You may enter a maximum of two photographs (black & white or colour)
  9. Hard copies cannot be accepted.
  10. Photographers must seek the permission of those people featured in the photograph (or the permission of guardians for photographs of minors) or events/properties before submitting your entry in order to ensure GDPR compliance. By submitting an entry the Agency will assume this permission is in place.
  11. Photographs must not have been previously published.
  12. By submitting images the photographer grants Loughs Agency the licence to use/edit /publish/broadcast the photograph in any Agency marketing or other promotional activity including press and other publicity purposes.
  13. A panel of judges will choose the winning entries. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  14. All winning entries will be notified.
  15. Any entry/winner in breach of the rules will be withdrawn.
  16. Loughs Agency staff and their families are not eligible to enter.

Full info can be found here.

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