Enter our photography competition

Is photography your passion?

We want to celebrate your talent!

It is with great excitement that we launch Hello Dorking’s Photography competition.

This competition is to celebrate Surrey Day 2020 on Saturday the 2nd of May.

The competition is designed to celebrate Dorking and the Surrey Hills. The images can be beautiful landscapes, townscapes, people playing, walking or biking in and around Box Hill, Leith Hill, Ranmore and other surrounding areas such as Polesden Lacey and Denbies Vineyard.

There are two photography awards 


Each jpeg must be no more than 2000 pixels on the longest side.


To enter the competition all you need to do is upload three of your favourite images by Friday 12th April.  This will automatically enter you into the first round of judging.  

The first round of judging will take place on Monday 13th April.

The judges are Fiona Ingvarsson from Hello Dorking, Daniel Langer and Rob Mills, both local photographers.

All winners from the first round will be invited to enter our public exhibition, which will be held over one week at the White Horse in Dorking from Monday 27th April – 1st May 2020.

Images can be printed at any size and aspect ratio and presented within 12×16 mounts.

Deadline for the print entry is Friday 24th April – all prints are automatically entered into the next round of final judging


The final round of judging 

This will take place week commencing Monday 27th April – Friday 1st of May. 



Here we invite the public to be our judges.  They are able to visit the White Horse throughout the week, where they can TEXT VOTE for their favourite image by TEXT: DORKING and the name of the PHOTOGRAPHER to 88802




We also invite the Directors of Hello Dorking to judge the awards and pick their favourite image.


Awards & Prizes

Will be announced at the drink’s reception on 2nd May 2020 

between 6pm – 7:30 pm at the White Horse, Dorking.

Our winning photographers will receive a year’s membership to the Royal Photographic Society

Prizes for public voting are season tickets to Dorking Wanderers, tickets to Dorking Halls, three months membership at Dorking Leisure, dinner at the Queens Head (T&C apply) & finally wine tasting at Denbies Wine Estate.


Good luck everyone.  We can’t wait to see your entries.

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