Copyright:  for all BSoUP competitions, copyright remains with the photographer. BSoUP reserves the right to display your competition images on this website, on BSoUP’s social media pages, in BSoUP’s in-house magazine In Focus and in other publications where the subject of an article is about the competition itself, for the purposes of publicising the winners and to encourage entries in future competitions. Images will be credited to the photographer by markings on or adjacent to the image. BSoUP will not use competition images to generate revenue and any other uses will be pre-agreed with the photographers concerned.

Monthly competition themes for 2024

(you can find additional guidance in the events calendar under the appropriate month)

Black & White Jan 

Shallow Depth of Field Feb 

Theme portfolio Mar

Conservation Apr

Underwater Excellence May

Eyes Jun

Jul Ambient Light

Aug Reflections

Sep Close Focus Wide Angle

Oct Best of British

Nov Snell’s Window

Dec Beginners Portfolio