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How to Enter

1. Please read the rules before entering the competition and submitting images. Available to download here.

2. Take and select your images. To enter the Social Media category: just post your picture via Ness's Twitter, Instagram or Facebook accounts, using the hashtag #NBGphotocomp. Digital images and prints will be accepted from any type of film or digital cameras for all other categories. Prints must be on A4 paper and unmounted.  Digital images must be submitted as jpegs on a CD.  Please make sure you have read the rules above.

3. Complete an entry form.  Available to download here.

4. Submit your completed entry form, prints/CD and pay your entry fees.

Entry Fees

Adult categories: Friends of Ness Gardens £10 for 5 entries (Non members £10 for 3 entries).

£2 for any additional entries submitted. Please record the title of photo and competition category on an additional entry form if submitting more than five entries and attached.

Young Photographer Categories: Free. A maximum of 3 entries per entrant only.


Social Media category.

All other categories.

  • At the Admissions Desk, Ness Botanic Garden: submit your completed entry form and prints/CD in an A4 envelope marked Photography Competition. Payment on submission may be by cash, cheque (made payable to University of Liverpool) or card.
  • By Post: send your completed entry form and prints/CD in an A4 envelope together with your payment by cheque (made payable to University of Liverpool) or card (do NOT post cash payments) to Photography Competition, Ness Botanic Garden, Neston Road, Ness, Neston, CH64 4AY.


The closing date for receipt of entries is 4pm Friday 21 December 2018.

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