Snap and win! The Garden House Summer Photo Competition

Snap and win!


Capture and share a 

Garden House moment!

Enter The Garden House 2019 Photo Competition and win some amazing prizes!

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Enter The Garden House 2019 Photo Competition and win some amazing prizes!

Do you love taking images of flowers and fauna? Are garden landscapes your visual thing? Have you a passion for capturing nature?

The Garden House is launching its 2019 photo competition so now is your chance to submit your entries prior to the public vote opening on the 20th September. 

The competition is open all summer to allow you lots of time to visit The Garden House (tip: why not buy our annual membership and visit several times?) and show off what you can do to capture our beautiful garden. 

Entries can be submitted anytime from now until 5pm on the 7th September.

There are three categories:

  1. Young Photographer Award: Best Image taken by a young person, 17 years old and under - school or clubs are encouraged.

  2. Capturing the experience: Best Garden House image including people - young and old -  in The Garden House

  3. Garden House Beauty: Best image of the house and/or its gardens

The top three images in each category selected by the public vote will be hosted on the The Garden House website, Twitter or Facebook page and will win one of these great prizes;

Winner: Garden House Beauty - Dinner, bed and breakfast for two at The Moorland Garden Hotel, dinner and breakfast included, with free two-day pass to The Garden House. 

Winner: Capturing the experience - Annual membership for two to The Garden House with a free afternoon tea for two

Winner: Young Photographer – Admit family ticket for The Garden House & £25 gift voucher to spend

Win a Garden Break at the beautiful  Moorland Garden Hotel

Win a Garden Break at the beautiful Moorland Garden Hotel

How to enter

There are three ways to enter the 2019 Garden House competition.

Email

Entries can be submitted via email to marketing@thegardenhouse.org.uk until 5pm on 7th September. Please include your name and description of each image. Images need to be of a good quality and at be at least 600KB in size.

Instagram

Entries can be submitted on Instagram by using #TGHPhoto2019 until 5pm on 7th September 2019. Please include a description of each image. Those entering the competition via Instagram must be able to provide a good quality version of their image if they are in the top three (see images section for details). By using the hashtag #TGHPhoto2019 you agree for The Garden House to take your image off instagram to be judged and hosted on the website in relation to this competition.

Facebook 

Entries can be submitted on Facebook by using #TGHPhoto2019 and tag @TGardenHouse until 5pm on 7th September 2019. Please include a description of each image. Those entering the competition via Facebook must be able to provide a good quality version of their image if they are in the top three (see images section for details). By using the hashtag #TGHPhoto2019 you agree for The Garden House to take your image off Facebook to be judged and hosted on the website in relation to this competition.

The Garden House Socials:
https://www.thegardenhouse.org.uk/
https://www.instagram.com/the.garden.house/
https://www.facebook.com/TGardenHouse/

Images

Images need to be landscape or have the ability to be cropped to landscape orientation without affecting the main subject of the image. This will be taken into consideration during judging. Below you can find an example of the image ratio for the homepage header image. 

The competition is open to all, amateurs and professionals, so it doesn’t matter if you don’t have a state of the art camera, it’s more important that you have captured the essence of the The Garden House we all love. 

There is no limit on the number of images you submit, but all images must be taken within The Garden House

After the closing date, The Garden House team will select 9 finalists from all the submitted images, these will then be hosted for public vote from the 20th September until 5.00pm on the 30th September 2019.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions of the The Garden House 2019 photo competition

Please read these competition rules carefully. Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of the terms and conditions of the The Garden House 2019 photo competition.

A copy of the The Garden House Privacy Notice can be viewed here.

Copyright of all images submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants. However, in providing the image, each entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual licence to The Garden House and The Moorland Garden Hotel to feature any or all of the submitted images in any of their publications, their websites and/or in any promotional material.

All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. By entering the entrants warrant that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it.

All images must be received by the advertised closing date by the method stated in the rules. The Garden House takes no responsibility for entries that are lost. Proof of delivery is not accepted as proof of receipt. Submitted images must not contain content you don’t have permission to use, trademarked material, show inappropriate or dangerous behaviour and must not be offensive in any way. Any images submitted that The Garden House believes does not meet the above criteria will be disqualified.

Submission emails must include the location. Your contact details will not be shared and will only be used for competition administration purposes, a copy of the The Garden House Privacy Notice can be viewed here. Submitted images must be of good quality and be landscape or have the ability to be cropped to landscape orientation without affecting the main subject of the image. This will be taken into consideration during judging. Those entering the competition via Instagram, Twitter or Facebook must be able to provide a good quality version of their image if they are in the top three.  

The competition is open to all, amateurs and professionals. You cannot enter on behalf of someone else.

You confirm that any individual featured in an image has given their consent for his/her image to be used in connection to this competition. If the person featured is under 18 years of age the consent must be given by their parent/guardian.

After the closing date the The Garden House team will select 9 finalists from all the submitted images, these will then be hosted for public vote from the 20th September until 5.00pm on the 30th September 2019.

The judges decision is final

Photos will be hosted for voting by The Garden House. The photos will be judged by public vote held within the The Garden House website between the 20th September and 5.00pm on the 30th September 2019. The three images with the most votes by the closing date will be declared the winners and awarded the prizes detailed below.

The Garden House may need to crop or resize winning images in order to host them on the The Garden House website, Twitter or Facebook.

Prizes

Winner: Garden House Beauty - Dinner, bed and breakfast for two at The Moorland Garden Hotel, dinner and breakfast included, with free two-day pass to The Garden House. 

- Accommodation must be booked direct by the winner with the Moorland Garden Hotel and is strictly subject to availability

Winner: Capturing the experience - Annual membership for two to The Garden House with a free afternoon tea for two

Winner: Young Photographer – Admit family ticket for The Garden House & £25 gift voucher to spend.

The top three images voted by public vote will also have their images hosted on the The Garden House Homepage, Facebook Cover Image or Twitter Cover image and will be invited to write a guest blog post for the The Garden House Blog.

The Prize is as stated, non-negotiable, non-transferable, subject to availability and there is no cash alternative or different option. The promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. Any additional expenditure or spending money outside of the stated package is not included. The winner accepts the prize at their own risk.

The Garden House reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time. Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond the control of The Garden House and accordingly The Garden House may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to The Garden House.

This competition is run by The Garden House. Full competition terms and conditions are here.

Employees of organisations connected with the competition are not eligible for entry.



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