Budding photographers have the chance to see their work included in Hertford town’s official calendar next year.
The hunt is on for photographs to represent the area as Hertford Town Council once again holds a competition to find the best 13 photographs of the town – one for each month of the year along with a cover image.
But there is not long left to get your entries in - the competition closes next Friday, August 26th!
Photographs can be as creative as you wish, and can include mobile phone snaps or Instagram pictures. Or why not use a good old-fashioned camera, be it a compact or SLR?
Judges hope to receive a variety of images to cover all seasons. Photographs must be of Hertford and could be of the parks and gardens, River Lea, historic landmarks or events taking place.
The chairman of the Development and Leisure Committee, Cllr Jane Sartin, said: “We know that Hertford’s calendar is sent to people around the world, so this is an opportunity to show off our town, its history, landscape and events that go on here. I hope that people will send in pictures of well-known local scenes, but also some of the more hidden aspects of Hertford that will add interest to the calendar.”
To help inspire you, here we’ve listed a few of the town’s top landmarks and scenic spots:
Interested in submitting your photos?
High resolution photographs can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your name, address, telephone number, title of photograph and where it was taken.
Alternatively, hand in a copy of your photograph on a CD or USB to the Hertford Town and Tourist Information Centre.
Please note entrants are asked to submit no more than three photographs.
Successful applicants will be presented a complimentary calendar and certificate by the Mayor of Hertford at the calendar launch ceremony at Hertford Castle on Sunday, October 9th. The calendar will be sold in the Tourist Information Centre.
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