water@leeds photograph competition 2015

The water@leeds photograph competition is back for its fourth year. This year, University staff, students and alumni can submit their photographs via Twitter.

Humber Bridge, water@leeds 2014 photography competition winner

water@leeds photograph competition 2014 overall winner: 'Humber Bridge' by Sami Tarsuslugil 

This year’s categories are:

  • Water in Yorkshire: Leeds was a popular category last year. This year, water@leeds has opened the category up across Yorkshire to coincide with the Tour de Yorkshire
  • Water and Infrastructure: This diverse category which could range from pipes and drainage, to sewage works and wooden water wheels
  • By the Seaside: This can be anywhere by the sea. From Blackpool with its iconic tower to the long golden sands of Morocco
  • Water and Nature: A popular category from last year. This can include wildlife, flowers and landscapes
  • Water in the City: Share images from home cities or from a visit somewhere warmer
  • water@leeds Research: This category is exclusive to water@leeds members to share photographs from their fieldwork or other trips.

To enter, tweet your image and the image title using the hashtag #waterphotos2015. Complete the entry form on the water@leeds website, making sure you have read the terms and conditions and that your photo adheres to the rules of entry.

The image which receives the most favourites (on the original tweet) will be the overall winner. A winner and runner up will be selected based on the number of favourites in each of the six categories.

Nature Category winner 'Water Networked' by Laurie Phipps in 2014 water@leeds photography competition

water@leeds photographcompetition 2014 Nature category winner: 'Water Networked' by Lawrie Phipps 

The overall winning image will become the banner image on the @wateratleeds Twitter to publicise the winner’s work and photography skills, and the winner will also receive official water@leeds merchandise.

Category winners will all receive water@leeds merchandise and the water@leeds Research category winner will receive a book.

To view last year’s winning images, visit here.

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