Send us photos of your volunteers in action and you could win some fab prizes and see your photo in a national exhibition!

Photography contest Web ESupported by Pugh Computers and Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales 

Calling all WCVA members, no matter what your group does and no matter its size, we want you to snap your volunteers doing what they do best - improving the lives of others.

**The WCVA Members Photography Competition for 2017 has been and gone! But the contest will return in 2018 so please keep an eye out. In the mean time take a look at the top entries from 2017 for some inspiration.**


The prizes

The first prize winner will receive:

  • £100! 
  • a £60 book token courtesy of Adult Learning Wales
  • a year's subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan (RRP £120.64) from Pugh Computers - a professional-quality photo editing suite including Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC

And the competition runner-up will receive £25.

Not only that but a selection of the top entries will be displayed in an exhibition in the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea, and will be on show at WCVA's stand at the National Eisteddfod from 4-12 August in Anglesey.

How to enter

We want you to photograph your volunteers at work - and here are all the entries selected for exhibition last year to give you some inspiration.

So get snapping, and email your entries to by midnight on Sunday 11 June 2017 - including the name of your organisation and a caption describing your photo (captions should be between 25 and 100 words). Or send them by post to WCVA Members' Photography Competition, WCVA, Baltic House, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff, CF10 5FH.

Please make sure you have asked permission of the people in your photo before entering. When receiving your entry we will assume that you have obtained the necessary permission(s), and will not accept any liability for publishing photographs without such permission(s).

The rules

  • All entries must be received by midnight Sunday 11 June 2017
  • All entries must include contact details, the name of your organisation and a caption describing the photo
  • This competition is only open to WCVA members - you can read more about membership here
  • No employees of WCVA may enter
  • Please ensure all emailed images are at least 1mb in size, as winning images will need to be printed for exhibiting
  • Please make sure you have asked permission of the people in your photo before entering
  • Entries are limited to two photographs per organisation
  • Please make sure you have permission of your organisation to enter
  • By submitting an entry, you are giving WCVA the right to use, distribute, publicise and reproduce your photo
  • By entering, you are agreeing to participate in publicity about the competition and its winners
  • Prizes cannot be exchanged
  • The judges' decision is final
  • By entering, you are agreeing to be bound by the rules of the competition