Farmers Weekly photo competition 2019 – enter to win £250

Farmers Weekly annual photography competition is now open for entries – and there’s a £250 cash prize for the top shot of the year.

With eight farming and rural life categories to enter your photos into this year, this competition is your big chance to share and celebrate the best of British farming.

This competition is open to all amateur photographers and the categories cover a broad range of topics. You can enter as many snaps into any of the categories as you like, so get uploading.

See also: 2018 photo competition: All the winners, runner-ups and highly commended entries

The categories are: 

The Farmers Weekly team select a winner, runner-up and highly commended entry from each category. The cash prize will be awarded to the overall winner of this year’s competition.

We will be showcasing the winning photos along with a runner up and highly commended from each category in Farmers Weekly’s bumper Christmas issue on 20 December.

How to enter

Entering is quick and easy – all you need to do is upload your best images to the relevant galleries

You can enter some favourite photos you have already taken and are especially proud of, or you can get out in the great British countryside to take snaps specifically with this competition in mind.

When uploading your images, please don’t forget to tell us when and where your photo was taken, along any other details you would like to include.

The photo’s significance, some context or brief explanation of why you think it’s a cracking shot will help the judges when they are shortlisting your entries.

The closing date is Sunday, 24 November 2019. Find out more details and enter the competition.

Get inspired

We’ve picked out some of our top entries from last year’s photo competition to serve as some inspiration before you get out their with your cameras. Good luck.

Katie Rogers sheep dog photo

2019 young photographer winning entry by Katie Rogers

Ashley Bennett jackdaw

2018 wildlife highly commended entry by Ashley Bennett

Two piglets on a shed fence

2019 livestock category winning entry by Stewart Chapple

Calves on muck heap

2018 livestock highly commended entry by Richard Heady

Dogs on a farm truck with sheep

2018 black and white winning entry by Ruth Chamberlain

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