My Place Photography
The Scottish Civic Trust My Place Photography
Competition (formerly PhotoArch) is a built environment
photographic project run by the Scottish Civic Trust for primary
and secondary school-aged children throughout Scotland.
It provides young people with the opportunity to express their
thoughts, experiences and perspectives on the heritage, buildings
and archaeology around them.
All entries are placed in an online gallery and displayed in a
Two winners are selected by a panel of judges and these will go
on to represent Scotland in a worldwide online exhibition and
Across the world, thousands of children and young adults take
part in the International Heritage Photographic Experience,
supported by the Council of Europe as part of
European Heritage Days. This is Scotland's contribution
to the initiative.
The project is supported by Historic Environmnent Scotland and
is sponsored by Jessops.
The My Place Photography Learning Project is a
built environment project for young people of school age.
The project was funded for two years by the Heritage Lottery
Fund with support from Historic Scotland.
Developed in association with the My Place Photography
Competition, the learning project ran from 2013-15 and focused on
providing opportunities for young people to gain a better knowledge
of their local buildings, places and spaces.