Army news release
Note: closing date of competition is 6th Dec 2019
The Army Photographic Competition 2019 is now open and it promises to be better than ever before with opportunities for professional, amateur, civilian, Navy and RAF to enter numerous category’s such as Operation Smart Phone, Cadet Life, amateur and professional portfolio, giving all the opportunity to capture British Army theme activity through film and photography.
Are you an amateur photographer with a love of all things Army? Operation Camera will give your photographs a chance to shine. Such was the quality of last year entries, we have decided to run it again.
The traditional categories are open to all Regular Army and Army Reserve personnel and cadets of the Combined Cadet Force (CCF), Army Cadet Force (ACF), University Officer Training Corps (Army) and Ministry of Defence civilians who work directly for the Army. Check online for categories and eligibility.
As soldiers first, Army photographers deploy into fields of operation with units to capture life on front lines and training areas around the world. They are the eyes of the Army and capture an unrivalled view of Army life right at the heart of the action.
Command Master Photographer WO1 Daniel Harmer, RLC, says: “I’m really looking forward to this year’s Army Film and Photographic Competition. This is an excellent opportunity for professional, amateur and keen enthusiast to demonstrate their video and photographic ability, whilst showing the day to day roles of the British Army”.
“Not only will individuals have the opportunity to be crowned winner, but there are lots of great prizes to be won.”
All entries can be submitted online, hi-res jpegs and MP4s will be accepted. Details on how to submit your entries can be found in the Entry Certificate (download below).
Certificates confirming subject permission must be completed and submitted for each entry. Entry forms, rules and further details are available in ABN 020/19 (which can be downloaded below) along with terms and conditions and points of contact.
See this link for the Army’s tips for budding photographers:
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