Previous Competition Winners

2017 Photo Competition

This years general theme for our photo competition is A Moment In Time which is left open to interpretation by photographers


  • The competition is open to ALL amateur photographers
  • Each entrant may submit up to three images for consideration by our judging panel
  • We are looking for original photos. Please do not submit photos you may have entered into other competitions
  • Entries must feature one, or more, of the following
    • Hunter’s boats ( a photo that contains only Hunter’s boat(s) )
    • Children on a Hunter’s boat ( a photo that contains a child or young adult on Hunter’s boat(s) )
    • Weather on The Broads ( as taken from a Hunter’s boat )
    • Wildlife on The Broads ( pets are not included in this category )
  • Competition opens on 01 May 2017 ( please keep your images until after our competition opens )
  • Competition will close, last entries accepted, Midnight Fri 8 Sep 2017
  • Winner(s) will be announced at the Friends Autumn Picnic on Sat 30 Sep 2017

How to enter the Competition

By Email

If your picture is in digital format ( .jpg, .png, .tiff ) you can send us your images by Email to

It is important that you include the following info in your email…

  • Set the subject line of your email to read 2017 Friends Photo Comp
  • Your Full Name
  • Your Postal Address
  • Your Phone Number
  • Tell us Where and When your photo was taken
  • Don`t forget to attach your image(s) to your email!

By Post

If your picture is a printed photograph you can send us your images by Post. Your printed photos need to be 8" x 6" on quality, glossy photo paper

It is important you write on the back of each photo…

  • Your Full Name
  • Your Postal Address
  • Your Phone Number
  • Where and When your photo was taken
  • NOTE: We are unable to return any photos you send us

Then, post your entries to: Louise Hopkinson, 8 Spencer Road, Lutterworth, Leics. LE17 4PG


After the competition closes; our esteemed panel of judges will produce a shortlist of the best 16 images. The final competition winners will be selected from this shortlist. More about our judges and the judging process once the competition closes


The winning picture, if in landscape format, will appear in a future edition of the Hunter`s Yard calendar. Proceeds from the sale of this calendar are used in support of the Norfolk Heritage Fleet Trust

There are prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places in each category.

  • First Prize
    • Adults & 11-18 – 1 days Half-Decker Skippered Sail to be taken after the prize giving at the Autumn Picnic
    • Under 11 – A Family Ticket for BeWilderwood
  • Second Place
  • Third Place
    • Adults & 11-18 – 1 ticket on Ross’s Wildlife Tour, Horsey Staithe
    • Under 11 – Free Entrance for 1 Child at BeWilderwood

Good luck everyone