The first ever New Forest Food & Drink Festival takes place this autumn. Fine dining, wholesome and hearty, foraged menus, great desserts and some of the very best wines, ales and ciders you will find anywhere in the British Isles – it’s all on the menu.
Take a photo that best tells the story of the fantastic food of The New Forest and you could win a voucher worth £100.
Use your imagination and upload your images of the unique food of The New Forest to our online gallery for your chance to win.
See below for full terms and conditions.
Terms & Conditions for Photo Competition
1.All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions.
2.It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the competitor agrees to abide by these rules. Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions.
3.Entries must be fully labelled with the entrant’s name, contact details and description
4.We regret that we are unable to accept postal entries.
5.You must submit a high resolution jpeg photographic image, taken by you, the subject of which relates to the given theme.
6.The image may be an existing photograph or newly taken.
7.The Competition is open to all photographers (both amateur and professional).
8.All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other photographic competition.
9.It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws.
10.Entrants must warrant that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it.
11.Copyright in all images submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants. However, in consideration of their providing the Competition, each entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual licence to The New Forest Food & Drink Festival to feature any or all of the submitted images in any of their publications, their websites and/or in any promotional material connected to this competition, immediately that the image is submitted.
12.The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Votes made on social media will be taken into consideration but will not be finally binding. The winning entry will be judged to be the most visually appealing, original and self-explanatory.
13.The winner will be notified within seven days of the closing date of the competition (The closing date for the competition is midnight Friday 15 October 2016).
14.One entrant shall win a £100 voucher for Wessex Photographic (Ringwood)
15.The winners may be required to take part in publicity in the media, online and on social media.
16.Without limitation, images and other Content may not be utilised as a trademark or service mark, or for any unlawful purpose or use, or to defame any person, or to violate any person's right of privacy or publicity, or for any pornographic use, or to infringe upon any copyright, trade name, trademark or service mark of any person or entity.
17.All rights to images and other content are owned by the competition organisers, The New Forest Food & Drink Festival.
18.Images may be digitally enhanced to remove spots or scratches, but not manipulated. Entrants can enhance the picture to make it brighter, clearer etc, but not manipulate the content. The New Forest Food & Drink Festival and the judges reserve the right to exclude any image they believe may have been excessively treated so as to alter its authenticity.
19.Entrants whose photographs are one of the finalists or selected to appear in marketing materials grant to The New Forest Food & Drink Festival the further rights to publish and exhibit their photographs in print, on their respective websites or in any other media. No fees will be payable for any of the above uses.