AONB photo competition

Entries are now open for our ‘What makes South Devon Special’  photography competition  

The competition has 4 categories each with an under 18 section.

Closing date: Sunday 30th September 2018

We will pick a winner in each of the categories in October 2018 and an overall winner for the whole competition.  In addition, we will pick a winning  Young photographer.

All finalists selected by the judges will be exhibited at the Flavel Centre in Dartmouth from 19th October to 31st October.

For details of our final 'photo walk' see Tutored photo walk

A presentation event will take place on  22nd Oct when the South Devon Outstanding Photographer and South Devon Outstanding Young Photographer will be announced.

The categories are:

  • A green and pleasant land:  Rural landscape and rolling farmland


  • Into the Blue:  Exploring our five estuaries and fabulous coastline


  • The changing landscape: Wilderness, the weather and natural elements


  • A landscape to live in: Towns and villages, wildlife and recreation


The winning images will be used in future AONB publications, promotional material and on the website - if you would like to see your photo in print please send us your pictures!


P r i z e s

AONB Outstanding photographer 2018

A voucher for £250 for a short break or towards a longer break at a Coast and Country property, sponsored by Coast and Country Cottages,

A bottle of Salcombe Gin sponsored by Salcombe Gin

AONB Young Outstanding photographer 2018

A jacket Sponsored by  Ivybridge Outdoors and  two Flavel cinema tickets sponsored by The Flavel Arts Centre.

Section winners

Into the blue:

  B and B for two people, sponsored by  Cafe Alf Resco

£50 voucher for photographic equipment, sponsored by Mifsuds Photographic Brixham

Under 18: Singing Paddles canoeing voucher and £25 Mifsuds voucher

A green and pleasant land

Tori Allen print sponsored byTori Allen and Mifsuds £50 voucher

Under 18: A day with a National Trust Ranger sponsored by  National Trust and a £25 Mifsuds voucher

The changing Landscape

£50 voucher from Mifsuds and Cream Tea for two at South Sands Hotel

Under 18:  Surf  lesson voucher sponsored by Discovery Surf and a £25 Mifsuds voucher.

A landscape to live in

Overbecks admission tickets sponsored by The National Trust and a £50 Mifsuds voucher

Under 18 Stand up paddle boarding voucher sponsored by Waterborn and a £25 Mifsuds voucher


How to enter:

Entrance is open to anyone living, working, or visiting the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
Photographs must be of the South Devon AONB – see the following link for a map of the area:
You may submit one photo in each section (4 photos in total).
Entries can be full colour or black and white in digital format saved as low- res jpegs.
Send your images (no larger than 5MB) by email to: [email protected] by the closing date of 30th September

Include your name and email address: e-mail addresses will be used to confirm your entry and to contact you regarding the competition. They will not be used for any other purpose or passed onto any third party.

Include a file name for each photo stating where it was taken and a caption/title.

By entering you agree to the Terms and Conditions set out in the competition rules.
Please download the Terms and Conditions pdf, email [email protected] or telephone the office on 01803 861384 to be sent a copy.