Crann – Trees for Ireland/COILLTE Open  Photographic  Competition  2018

Theme: Trees, Hedgerows & Woodlands

Closing Date: 15th October, 2018

Sponsored By: Coillte

First Prize €250, Second Prize €100, Third Prize €50


Prints should be posted to Crann/Coillte Photo Competition, Crann, P.O. Box 860, Celbridge, Co Kildare.

Digital entries should be emailed to


  • This competition is open to all amateur photographers.
  • Entries can be digital (emailed) or prints (posted).
  • Emailed images must be in jpg/jpeg format, minimum file size 2MB, maximum file size 8MB.
  • NOTE: Emailed entries must be as attachments to the email.
  • Prints of photos should be minimum size 6×4 inches (15x10cm) up to maximum size A4.
  • A certain amount of manipulation of digital images to enhance the subject matter is allowed but gimmicky special effects are not.
  • Each photographer may submit up to 3 entries.
  • Prints should have the following information on the back: Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address, Title of Print, Location and Date Taken.
  • Prints should NOT be mounted.
  • Prints cannot be returned.
  • Emails should have the following information: Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email Address, Title of Image, Location and Date Taken.
  • The copyright of the image remains the photographer’s. However, Crann and Coillte retain the right to use any images in future publications and on related social media and websites.
  • Entering this competition implies full and whole acceptance of the competition rules.
  • The judge’s decision will be final and no correspondence or communications will be entered into in relation to the results.

Photos with camera phones:

Special category – for photos taken with camera phones.

A special prize of €50 will be awarded to the winner in this category.

Entries should be emailed to with the  words ‘Camera phone’ entered in the subject line.