Terms & Conditions

A photographer

Visit Essex photo competition

Pick up your camera, get outdoors and explore what’s on your doorstep. Many of us are walking, running and cycling perhaps more now than ever before as many businesses remain closed. Share the wonderful sights you find with us by entering our photo competition.

If you are a keen photographer or want to take up a new hobby, it is the perfect time to perfect your photography and appreciate the beauty of your surroundings. We have some wonderful open spaces, landscapes and parks in Essex to discover! Please remember to maintain social distancing and follow government guidelines.

How to enter

When submitting your photo please provide your full name and the location where the photo was taken. Enter via:



Upload your photo to Instagram tagging @VisitEssex and using the #VEphotocomp


Post your photo in the comments on the original competition post displayed at the top of the Visit Essex Facebook page.

The Prize

1x Explorer Pass, worth £75! For full details, click here.

The winning photo will appear on www.visitessex.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Terms & Conditions

  • The photo must have been taken in Essex.
  • The photo must be landscape orientation.
  • All entries must include where the location is and if applicable, the name of the building/attraction.
  • Entries must be in digital format only - no prints or slides will be accepted.
  • The photo should not have been heavily edited. 
  • Entries must be in either JPEG or PNG file formats in the best quality available.
  • By submitting your entry and entering this competition, you agree for Essex County Council (including Visit Essex and Explore Essex) to use your name and submitted photo for marketing purposes. No payment will be given.
  • Entrants must be 13 years and over.
  • Competition closes at midnight on 31 July 2020. A prize winner will be voted upon by the Visit Essex team and announced w/c 10 August 2020.
  • The prize, an Explorer Pass, is non-transferable, is not for resale and cannot be exchanged for cash. Winners will be asked to provide their email address plus a photo of themselves using the Explorer Pass to post on social media.