'Nature - the way I see it' Photography Competition

Open to young people in the Horsham area  |  Exhibition of short-listed entries  
Cash prizes and masterclass  |  Local, professional judges  

Who can take part?

You must 

  • live in the Horsham District
  • be 18 or younger on 1st October 2020
  • have permission from a parent or guardian

What, how, who...?

Three age groups: under-9s, 9-13, 14-18
Three professional judges (see below)
Exhibition of short-listed entries in early November

The theme is simply 'Nature - the way I see it'  
so get your imagination going and get snapping!

Photo must have been taken in 2020
Competitors must live in Horsham District
One entry per person

Prizes in each age group:

1st prize £25, and a masterclass with Sean Collins, 
local prize-winning nature photographer
2nd prize £15, 3rd prize £10

The judges

Rebecca Moon

Becky teaches photography at Horsham Sixth Form College, Collyer's.

She educated in Horsham, went on to achieve a first class honours in Photography at the University of Portsmouth.

She began her career teaching at Collyer's in 2012 and has taught there ever since, also running evening classes and after school photography clubs.

Rebecca currently teaches full time across photography, art and media as well as running the Post-19 Employability Photography course at Collyers.

Instagram @mashmoon

Sean Collins

The winner of each age group wins a masterclass with Sean.

A published travel & wildlife photographer, Sean’s images have featured in travel brochures and on the Richard & Judy TV show.

One of his photos, regional winner of a national photo competition and taken at Warnham Local Nature Reserve, was described by Chris Packham as “breaking all the rules, ... just amazing!”

Sean can be found out and about most weekends filming & photographing and sharing his photographic passion & knowledge with others.

Instagram @collinsphotographic

Sophie Ward

Sophie recently judged the photo competition at Warnham School.

Sophie is owner and lead photographer at Sophie Ward Photography, having had a successful 20-year career on local and national newspapers in London before moving her family and business to Horsham 13 years ago.


Sophie is a committee member of Women in Business - Sussex, and also mentors teenagers and young people as an assessor for the DofE awards scheme. 


Documenting special moments in people's lives is what Sophie thrives on!

Instagram @sophiewardphotos


...sneak previews of the entries so far...

Theme Green Photo Competition is kindly sponsored by Kangarooz 

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