Frequently Asked Questions

What constitutes a landscape?

The term 'landscape' includes the physical elements of landforms such as (ice-capped) mountains, hills, water bodies such as rivers, lakes, ponds and the sea, living elements of land cover including indigenous vegetation, human elements including different forms of land use, buildings and structures, and transitory elements such as lighting and weather conditions.

Does it have to be a literal interpretation?

You can interpret the brief however you see fit. The main request is for you to 'document the land with your unique voice' so if you work in a literal way, large format, abstract, montage, fine art, however you work is accepted and encouraged by the competition. Have fun and express both yourself and the subject matter.

Do I just submit one image?

Yes, that's right just one image per entry

How do you define home?

Wherever you lay your hat, i.e. wherever you are currently situated, doesn't have to be where you pay your mortgage.

Who designed the logos for this competition?

Both the 100 Mile Radius and the Pilkington Prize logos were created by Paula Lewis

Do I have to pay using Paypal?

No you can use a debit or credit card using the pay now button on this page. If there are any charges let the competition pay them, (you should have that option).

Does it have to be a new piece of work?

The image needs to be taken after 1st February 2015 directly in response to the brief

What is the age limit?

Each entrant needs to be over the age of 18 as of 31st July 2015

Can the image include people?

People can be included in the image but the focus needs to be the landscape

Can the image include animals?

Animals can be included in the image but the focus needs to be the landscape

Can it be an urbanscape?

No, it needs to be a landscape as defined above

Can the image include buildings?

Yes but the landscape needs to be the dominating factor

Can anyone enter the competition?

Yes, anyone with a camera, (amateur of professional), and over 18 years old

Is there an entry fee?

Yes it is £10 and you are encouraged to pay before you submit your image

What if the competition is made null and void?

You will be contacted and refunded your £10 entry fee

How do I enter the competition?

All the details can be found here

What are the terms and conditions of entry?

The T&Cs can be found here

If my image is successful who owns the image?

Each photographer retains copyright of his or her images, and proper credit lines will be attributed to each photographer when exhibited or screened anywhere by Stuart Pilkington

Who took the image on the front page of the site?

The photographer is Jesse Chehak

Who photographed Andrea Kurland?

The portrait was by Claudia Leisinger