You are here: clubs » competitions » environmentphotograph

Environment Photographic Competition

This competition is for the best photograph portraying the environmental work of Lions clubs in District 105SC. 

The Award was given in memory of Peter Allen, a member of Fleet Lions Club who had recently passed to higher service when Jim Storey was Environmental Projects Officer in 2005-6.

Jim thought it was appropriate that the environmental photo competition should have a trophy as did Marion, Peter's wife.

Fleet agreed to name it after Peter Allen, who despite his age, was always keen to get out with Lions when they did jobs at our local nature reserve. 

This is initially a District Competition.  The winner of the competition goes forward to the MD Competition.  

The competition is also open to Lions and Leos.

Clubs may submit as many pictures as they wish.  I will arrange for judging at the District level and if there are more than 5 entries The Peter Allen Trophy will be awarded.  The entries can be either black and white or colour prints.  

The photos must be taken within the British Isles and preferably within District 105SC geographic area.

The size of the photo to be 5 X 7 (13 x 18 cm) and must not contain people.

The categories for 2020-21 are:

1. Plants

2. Animals

3. Weather phenomenon

4. Other aspects of nature including landscape 

During this time of lockdown it is still possible to take photos within gardens or on the permitted daily walks.  Wildlife is becoming more adventurous and will visit gardens more frequently.  Birds are especially active at the moment and are seeking food all the time.  It is not necessary to go miles to find suitable subjects.

There will be a District winner in each category and it is from these winners that the outright District winner will be selected. The winning category winners will be sent to MDHQ for final judging.

The photos will need the name of the photographer, their club and the category that is being entered.  This can be written on the back of the photo.

Entries must reach DO Judith Goodchild by Monday 4th January 2021 so that the winner can be forwarded to MDHQ by January 16th 2021 for the Council of Governors to judge them at their January meeting.