Daniel Burton Mont Saint-Michel

The Historic Photographer of the Year contest, in association with Trip Historic is now open for entries. The categories are Historic England and History short Filmmaker.

Whether it’s a ruined English castle, an underground Roman villa or the haunting beauty of a long-forgotten battlefield, historical sites are among the most picturesque places to photograph on Earth. The 2019 Awards launch for entries on 12th June 2018 and is open to amateur and professional photographers around the world.

Mark Edwards, Red Sands Sea Forts, Thames Estuary.

Entries will be judged on originality, composition and technical proficiency alongside the story behind the image and its historical impact. Judging all entries will be a panel of experts including Claudia Kenyatta, Director of Regions for Historic England, broadcaster and historian Dan Snow of History Hit TV, head of the television channel HISTORY™ Dan Korn, author and digital colourist Marina Amaral, Chairman of The Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography Richard Everett, and co-founder of Trip Historic Elli Lewis. The winners will be announced in November 2019.

The overall winner will receive £400 and have their material showcased and the category winner will also receive a heritage experience and £100 worth of Historic England publications. The Short Film-maker winners material will be shown on the History Channel and media platforms.

For further information see the Historic Photographer of the Year website.

See Dan Snow’s Winners annoucement video below.

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