Taken by Izzy's-Photos - flickr
It is time to announce he launch of our 4th annual BWC Photographic competition. Last years was a huge success, and even found national fame with being publicised in the Times newspaper and Daily Mail online, and TV stardom with a spot on BBC South East news!
To find out full details on the categories and how to enter, either follow this link to the official BWC website or have a look under the Photo Competition tab at the top of this page. But in brief...
The competition opens today, Saturday the 1st of March. The closing date for entries is Friday the 14th of November, 2014.
Photographs must have been taken at the Centre during this year. You can enter your photographs be either putting them in to the relevant discussion category in out BWC Flickr group, or by emailing them to us at email@example.com
The competition will be judged by our judging panel of Owner David Mills, Head Keeper and Photographer Matt Binstead and headed by a professional wildlife photographer who will pick the winning images.
As before, winners and runners-up of each category will be displayed for the following year in our gallery in the coffee shop. Winners of each category will receive a membership to the Centre for a year, and over all winner of the competition will win an exclusive photographic day here at the Centre with the Head Keeper.
You are allowed to enter as many categories as you wish, but please remember only two photographs per category. As a reminder, the categories are as follows:
A classic portrait where the animal fills the shot, or showing the animal off in a different light
Taken by Flower Snow - flickr
Photo of an animal in very natural surroundings, as if it could have been taken in the wild
Taken by Crowlem - flickr
Animal in action, be it flying, feeding, running, playing, swimming etc...
Taken by Russell Harvey
Animals interacting with our keeper, showing the mutual bond they share
Taken by Dap's Images
Fun image of our animals, with a fun caption to go alongside it
"I can roar like a lion" - taken by Gary Stamp
Anything goes in this category, as long as the photographer is aged 16 years or under at the time of taking the photograph
Taken by Kyle Moore
I will post reminders throughout the year, but for now... Good Luck to all who enter!