#fsprintmonday - Photography Competition
Prizes for weekly winners
Four entries will be shortlisted each week with all four photographers winning a £10 voucher to be used for any Fotospeed branded products on the Fotospeed website.
The weekly winner will have their image printed on one of the Fotospeed Fine Art papers and sent to them, as well as having their image printed and presented in the Fotospeed Gallery at The Photography Show 2020
Fotospeed Photographer Of The Year (FPOTY)
The winning image from each week and the top 4 will be shown on this page with our reasons for selecting these images.
At the end of the year* we will display all of the printed images at The Photography Show 2020 and an overall winner will be chosen and crowned Fotospeed Photographer Of The Year.
Canon A2 printer worth £1000 (Pro-1000 or similar)
Fotospeed inkjet paper worth £500
A day of bespoke one-to-one tutoring. Photographer to be confirmed.
We work with some amazing companies and this year we are pleased to announce that Canon have offered one of their A2 printers as part of the FPOTY prize fund. We can not thank them enough for their generosity and support.
We have been running three Canon wide format printers for the last four years and have always been blown away with not only the quality of the prints but the quality of the machines themselves.
In 2016 we became a Canon registered partner for their wide format printers. If you have any questions regarding Canon printers please contact one of the Fotospeed team.
What an amazing and unique prize to win.
Neil's image above has been cropped to fit the page, see the stunning full image here.
How to Enter
NOW OPEN TO ENTRIES FROM THE WHOLE OF THE PREVIOUS WEEK.
Every Monday we ask you to post one image from the previous week on Twitter using #fsprintmonday. So make sure you are following our Twitter feed for our announcements every Wednesday. There are no other limitations* to the image subject, type or composition you enter except it must be from the previous week. (Monday 00:01hrs to Sunday 23:59hrs). You can enter your image up to midnight on the Monday
All the images will be printed and a short list of four selected before the final winner is announced. Each week we will upload all images to our Flickr account Fotospeed UK for everyone to view.
19th August - Results
|It was love at first site at the Fotospeed HQ. Such a beautiful painterly effect from @Groomsickle. We love the tones and wonderful colour palette, a fantastically processed stand out image.|
|Clever composition from @danportch, it’s so different. Great framing, well thought subject and nice light through the square to the subject.|
|This image screams Gotham City, it really is like a scene from the latest Batman epic and @Jay_B_Photos has captured the mood and essence of a powerful cityscape. We love the composition, contrast in the sky and haze over the city indicating a downpour of rain.|
|Dark, atmospheric and moody are the adjectives that spring to mind when looking at this powerful image from @Nickgreen01Nick. The use of long exposure has given the water in the foreground and over the rocks a misty ethereal quality. A wonderful composition with a nice central focal point. The tones really add to the ambience of the image.|
It was unanimous in the office that this image was the winner, its such a stand out original image and takes us back to our childhood with thoughts of Alice In Wonderland. We have decided to print it on Platinum Etching, the textured surface of this paper will accentuate the fine detail and the white point will allow the colours of the the flamigo to shine.
Every week we will now be doing 15% off our paper of choice, you can purchase Platinum Etching here and enter code FSPE15 at checkout to get your 15% off.
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One Image per person per week, images must be your own work.
All images must be posted on Twitter
Images MUST be from the previous week (Monday 00:01hrs to Sunday 23:59hrs) We may ask for you to prove when the image was taken from the exif data
Fotospeed may use your image for the purpose of marketing.
Judges' decision is final
*Any image subject allowed - Fotospeed reserves the right to exclude any image it deems inappropriate or which contravenes any laws.
Fotospeed will require a hi-res copy of all winning images
*Year runs from beginning of March until the end of February - This year 04/03/19 - 24/02/20