Images (L to R) by Ian O'Neill, John Ranson, Anthony Grubb, Philip Chadwick


NWPA Exhibition 2021 - Rules




The ENTRANT must be recognised as a member of an affiliated camera club or society affiliated to the NWPA.
EVERY constituent image forming part of an entry must be originated by photographic means by the author, who must hold the original copyright of all such constituent parts.
Please could you make sure when entering the exhibition that you put your last name first on the online entry form and you must put your email address. This is the only way we will have of contacting you.

By entering you must abide by the rules of the exhibition, and if entry is successful that you agree for the said entry to be shown on the NWPA web site.
By entering the exhibition you give the NWPA consent to use the images for the purposes of publicity and to be used in the catalogue. Copyright will remain with the author.
Your personal details will be kept on file by the NWPA for record purposes.  (The NWPA data protection policy is available to view elsewhere on this site.

The Judges this year will be:  
Christine Widdall, MPAGB, EFIAP, FBPE
Leigh Woolford DPAGB, EFIAP, AWPF, HonFWPF


The selection date is Saturday May 8th, judging will now be online due to the coronavirus.

The exhibition entry portal will open on 27th February for entries, and will stay open until midnight on the April 10th:
 Link will appear here when portal is open for entries


This year THE EXHIBITION includes 5 sections, all PDIs–

There are 5 sections. You may enter up to 4 images in each section. ALL images must have a title, "Untitled" is not a title and will be discarded. Image size 1600px x 1200px max, SRGB at any DPI.
Entry will be via the on-line entry form accessed through the NWPA website

Photojournalism (incl. Street & Sport):
The image should record the event as seen without major alterations. Minor cloning is permissible as is spot removal and 'normal' adjustments. The image may be in Mono or Colour.

Digital Art:

Anything that your imagination can conjure is eligible in this section.

Basically, if it looks like nature, then it is nature..
New PAGB Nature rules apply and can be read on page 5 of the following link.

Open Colour:
As it says OPEN but must show colour. 
Open Mono:-
As it says OPEN, but must follow PAGB mono rules as follows: 
New PAGB Mono rules apply and can be read on page 5 of the following link..


IMAGES which are indistinguishable from one another by the same author, or with the same title, are ineligible. Images which have been accepted in any previous NWPA Exhibition will be disqualified.
PDF catalogue will be sent to all entrants. The accepted images will be displayed on the NWPA website for a year.

Best Mono PDI;
Best Colour PDI;
Best Nature PDI;
Best Digital Art Image
Best Scape PDI;
Best Photojournalism (incl. Street & Sport) PDI;
Best Overall Score Trophy;
HM’s, C’s and Judges Awards

You may enter the exhibition from 27th February until it closes on 10th April 2021.
This year the entry fee will be FREE

 If you should encounter any problems, please feel free to contact Ian O'Neill Click here if you need to email Ian

Thank you
Exhibition Organiser.