SWIG 2018 Photography competition!

March 13th, 2018

SWIG held a photography competition in the during 2018, with the shortlisted photos on display at WWEM, Telford.

Justin Dunning, SWIG Chairman, John Attridge, Chelsea Technologies Group and Rosa Richards, SWIG Programme Manager at the awards ceremony at WWEM 2018

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 photo comp was Dr John Attridge, who was presented with a £200 cheque during the gala dinner on 21st November.  The focus of the completion was the use of sensors in the water sector.  There were 2 categories for entries for pictures:

  • Close up water sensors
  • Water monitoring technology in action

The winning entry was in the former category:

“Its bright and shiny, but what does it do?’ by Dr John Attridge (c) 2018

We plan to hold another photography competition in 2020 for display again at WWEM in November 2020.

Terms and conditions

The exhibition is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when SWIG, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions. The best photographs will be shortlisted and displayed at WWEM at the discretion of the judges.

Entries are limited to not more than 4 images per person.

Each image must have a unique title including the name of the photographer and organisation.

Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own (aliases are not permitted). The entrant permits SWIG or partner WWEM to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related SWIG’s or partner WWEM’s activities. This may include low resolution posting on a website. Note: Entrants who indicate that their images may not be reproduced or used “will not be eligible for awards” and could be subject to disqualification.

Neither SWIG nor WWEM assume liability of any misuse of copyright. Images may be altered, either electronically or otherwise, by the maker. Artwork or computer graphics created by the entrant may be incorporated provided the photographic content predominates. All final work must be on photographic film, or on electronic file, or on photographic or electronic print material, mounting excepted. No title or identification of the maker shall be visible anywhere on the face of an image.

Photos must be in JPG file format, maximum dimensions:  1920 pix. Horizontal side and 1080 pix. Vertical side in 300 dpi, max 2Mb.

Photos will likely be again submitted via a portal on the WWEM website which will go live in 2020.