Call for photographers to celebrate county’s architecture in competition
PUBLISHED: 08:31 23 October 2019 | UPDATED: 08:49 23 October 2019
Keen photographers are being encouraged to enter a competition celebrating the county’s architecture.
The sixth biennial Festival of Architecture in Norwich and Norfolk, organised by the Norfolk Association of Architects (NAA), is calling for people to enter its Architectural Photography contest.
The theme for 2019 is reuse, recycle and reinvent, which the organisers say combines environmental sustainability together with the way buildings are adapted and reused.
The winner will receive an afternoon tea for four, combined with a building tour, offered by the Maids Head Hotel in Norwich.
Jerene Irwin, president of the NAA said: "Based on this year's theme of reuse, recycle, reinvent, we will be focusing on how Norwich and Norfolk have reinvented themselves over the years and we are keen to see how the county's photographers respond to this theme.
"The focus can be anything but as a starting point could be contemporary buildings that have enhanced their surrounding, restored or beautiful examples of historic buildings, structures or details on buildings that add to their beauty. The more creative the better."
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The contest is for amateur photographers and will have two categories, open to all and under 16s.
Photographers can submit up to four images via the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News' picture sharing website iwitness24.co.uk as well as on Twitter, using the hashtag #FANN19, or via email to email@example.com
Entrants should add whether they are entering the open or under 16 categories. The maximum image size is 1MB and the deadline for entries is Monday, October 28.
Finalists photographers will be displayed at the FANN19 exhibition at the Forum from October 30 with visitors to the exhibition voting for the winner.
The awards ceremony will be held at 4pm on November 3 at the Forum.
This year's festival includes a Goldsmith Street tour and talk, a chance to look at the award-winning social housing scheme, on October 24, and a guided tour of Wroxham home Blackwater, an award-winning new build on November 2.
For more information, contact Jerene Irwin on firstname.lastname@example.org
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