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Part of Amateur Photographer of the Year 2022

Open Judging Results

Our options for travel have been severely curtailed in the past couple of years, but there’s still plenty of scope in this round – however near or far the place you are photographing may be from your own home. Visiting somewhere new can really get the creative juices flowing, and photographing the buildings, landmarks, and people you encounter will help to convey the real spirit of a place. Get up early and visit a local market or stay out late and shoot lights reflected in water. Talk to people – a smile can go a long way towards securing willing subjects. Try not to ‘steal’ a shot; be patient and courteous.

Click here for the Young APOY 'Travel' category – free to enter for 13-21 year olds.

There are £11,000 (GBP) worth of vouchers to win in APOY 2022, supplied by sponsors, MPB, plus the title of Amateur Photographer of the Year 2022. Click the 'Prize details' tab for more information.

Prize details

The winner of each round in APOY 2022 will take home a £500 (GBP) voucher from MPB. The second-placed photographer in each round will win a £100 (GBP) voucher, and third will receive a £50 (GBP) voucher.

The overall winner of APOY 2022, will win a £1,000 (GBP) voucher from MPB, and will be crowned Amateur Photographer of the Year 2021.

A £1000 (GBP) voucher will be awarded to the winning UK Camera Club.

How it works

This contest is expert judged only with no rating by the crowd. You will be able to find out how you did when the judging or rating period has closed.

Entries closed
22 April 2022

22 April 2022 to 7 May 2022

Expert judge shortlist announced
7 May 2022

Expert judge winners announced
3 June 2022

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