Harrow Giving, the charity dedicated to the community sector in Harrow, has exciting news for photography enthusiasts and professionals in the borough.
They have officially announced the launch of the highly anticipated “Harrow Photographer of the Year” awards. For the first time in the borough’s history, individuals from all walks of life, whether they are seasoned photographers or passionate smartphone snappers, have the chance to showcase their artistic skills through captivating images of Harrow, all under the theme ‘From Where I Am’.
With a generous prize of £250 and an exclusive spot in the prestigious autumn exhibition, participants are not only vying for recognition but also for the coveted title of “Harrow Photographer of the Year 2023.”
The competition promises to be a celebration of the vibrant spirit of Harrow, capturing its essence through the lenses of its own residents.
Katherine Saminaden, Visual Communications Officer at Harrow Giving, spoke to Harrow Online about the initiative: “Harrow Giving is all about celebrating the brilliant things that are happening around our borough – and we hope this competition will give everyone a chance to join in and show the borough through their eyes.”
It’s not just adults who get to participate; young and budding talents, aged 16 or under, will also have their own category to compete for the esteemed title of “Harrow Young Photographer of the Year.”
Additionally, the public will have a say in the matter, as shortlisted photos will be open to a public vote to determine “The People’s Choice.”
Those eager to take part must mark their calendars, as the submission deadline is set for the 6th of August. To enter the competition, aspiring photographers can visit the website www.harrowgiving.org.uk, where they will also find valuable guidance and support to help them capture that perfect shot.
So, whether you’re a seasoned photographer with a collection of professional gear or just a passionate smartphone shutterbug, the Harrow Photographer of the Year awards offer a chance to showcase your talent, connect with the community, and be part of an unforgettable celebration of Harrow’s unique beauty.
Don’t miss the opportunity to have your artistic vision recognised and celebrated as you participate in this groundbreaking event.