The Scottish Civic Trust's My Place Photography Competition is
a heritage photographic competition for young people of school
age in Scotland.
Competition is open to enter from end of June 2018. The
closing date for submissions is Thursday 31st January
is the My Place Photography Competition?
It is aimed at encouraging young people to explore their built
environments in a creative way using photography as means of
investigation and creative expression.
The My Place Photography Competition forms part of Scotland's
contribution to the International Heritage Photographic Experience
supported by the Council of Europe as part of Our Common Heritage
The project is supported by Historic Environment
We are really pleased that in 2019 the project is again
sponsored by Jessops, who
actively support the competition through
promotion and prizes.
Who can enter?
- All young people of school age (4-18) in Scotland are eligible
- Entrants should be of either primary school age or secondary
- Entries should be made by a group leader or
teacher on behalf of their students.
All entries will be placed in an online gallery and displayed in
a public exhibition.
Category winners will be selected by a panel of judges. They will
also nominate a few entries as either highly commended or
I'm a teacher / youth group leader, how can my class or group take
Participation is free, simple and straight forward.
To take part in the Scottish Civic Trust's My Place Photography
Competition you should register as a member via this website and
submit entries on behalf of young people. Use the member
registration option on the left to get started.
Once approved, you can upload images directly to the
How to enter: register and submit
You will find the following guidelines in our Competition
Please sign up to the My Place Photography e-bulletin to
be sure to get all the most up to date news and information for the
competition. Sign up on the right.
The competition will be open for entries from June 2018
to January 2019.