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Blarney Castle & Gardens Photography Competition 2017

Competition now open to everyone!

1st Prize €1500
2nd Prize € 1000
3rd Prize €500

Guidelines for the competition

  • Your photos must be in landscape format or portrait format
  • All photos must be taken at Blarney Castle & Gardens
  • Entries can be taken on anything from a smartphone to professional DSLRs, but please note that DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY IS PROHIBITED
  • Your photos must have a resolution of at least 300dpi
  • Please ask permission if someone is going to be in the photo

How to enter

  • Simply email your best photos to socialmedia@blarneycastle.ie along with your name, address and contact details
  • There’s no limit on the number of entries you can make
  • Closing Date for the competition is the 31st of Aug 2018
  • Please read the terms and conditions at the bottom of this page before you enter
  • By submitting an entry, you’re confirming that you accept these terms and conditions and the understanding that Blarney Castle can use the photo as listed in the terms and conditions
Send us your photos now!

Terms & Conditions

  1. This competition is open to all except for employees of Blarney Castle & Gardens, their families or anyone else associated with this competition.
  2. All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions. It is a condition of entry that all terms and conditions are adhered to. Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  3. Our winning selection is final.
  4. Entries should be submitted via email to socialmedia@blarneycastle.ie only. Image files (from both digital cameras and smartphones) need to be a minimum of 300dpi. Any number of images may be submitted. Entrants must supply their name, email address and contact information.
  5. All entries must be received by 23:59 on the 31st of August 2018. Late, incomplete or corrupt entries will not be accepted.
  6. Entrants under the age of 16 must obtain the consent of a parent or guardian prior to submitting any images.
  7. All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere (excluding social media) or have won a prize in any other photographic competition.
  8. The pictures must be taken at Blarney Castle & Gardens.
  9. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the consent of anyone who is in the photo.
  10. Entrants must ensure that the photographs they are submitting are their own work.
  11. Entrants will retain copyright and moral rights in their submitted images however, by entering, all entrants:
    1. grant Blarney Castle & Gardens non-exclusive rights to use the images for promotional material and souvenir items.
    2. grant the Blarney Castle & Gardens non-exclusive rights to use the images to promote the competition the images were submitted to or for similar future competitions within a five-year period of the winners of the competition being announced;
  12. Blarney Castle & Gardens will endeavour to credit the photographer whenever his or her image is used and published.