Print competitions were reinstated for 2022/23, taking place at Millfield House only. Digital competitions will continue as before, online using Zoom. They are available to view by both full members and ECC Online members. Please see below for competition dates and theme topics.

Print competitions

These are the dates for the Theme Print competitions for the 2023/24 programme. They will all be held at Millfield House. Please keep your eye on the dates because the prints need to be handed in at the Millfield meeting immediately prior to the competition.

DateOpen Round Number:Theme Competition titled:
2 October 2023OneIndoors by Natural Light
30 October 2023TwoArchitectural Patterns
11 December 2023ThreeTools of the Trade
5 February 2024FourMusic
18 March 2024FiveLandscape print of the year
20 May 2024Printer of the year

Digital Image Competitions

With the return of print competitions, PDI open and theme competitions will now be held again on the same day. They will all be held via zoom and can be seen by both full members and ECC Online members.

DateOpen RoundTheme
25 September 2023

20 November 2023TwoCandid
15 January 2024ThreeFruit and / or Veg
26 February 2024FourNightscapes
15 April 2024FiveNatural History Competition
29 April 2024Digital Image of the Year

Preparing for the competition

Please submit entries for the digital image competitions via PhotoEntry. Here are some details of how to use it.

You should also make yourself familiar with the following before as you prepare to enter competitions (all of these open as PDFs):

Look out for news of each competition throughout the year