Welcome to the competitions page, at Lincoln Camera Club we hold regular internal competitions that are judged by outside judges, points are awarded to winners which are then carried forward to the Tipler Trophy which is presented at the end of each year.

We hold ten competitions over the year. These comprise of three themed competitions, three in the ‘Salvers’ set – the overall winner gaining the Salvers Trophy, plus – one Panel, one Monochrome, one PDI only and the Rosebowl (Print only) competitions. Entry forms are available below.

For external competitions and print battles please see hereExternal Competitions

2020 Competitions coming soon!

2019 Competitions

Here is a list of competitions and the judging dates for 2019, all competitions are Print and PDI unless stated otherwise. Entries are accepted on USB/Memory sticks, CD/DVD or via email to The closing date for any competition is usually two weeks before judging, but may be extended at the discretion of the Competition Secretary. Click on the competition title to download the relevant entry form

February 12th : Theme 1 – Doors and Doorway Judge: John Whaler
Entries close on 29/01/19

March 12 : Salvers 1 – Architecture Judge: Martin Joy
Entries close on 26/02/19

April 9th : Salvers 2 – Natural History Judge: Graham Dunkin
Entries close on 26/03/19

May 21st : Salvers 3 – Open / Record Judge: Mike Bennett
Entries close on 07/05/19

June 18th : Theme 2 – Photograph from Mobile Phone (PDI Only)
Entries close on 04/06/19 Judge: Malcolm Sales

July 16th : Panel – Set of Three Images Judge: Tony Houlden
Entries close on 02/07/19

September 10th : Theme 3 – Long Exposure Judge: Steve Woollock
Entries close on from 27/08/19

October 1st : Open PDI – (PDI Only) Judge: Diane Seddon
Entries close on 17/09/19

November 5th : Monochrome Judge: Ron Abbott
Entries close on 22/10/19

November 26th : Rosebowl – Prints Only Judge David:  Kissman
Entries close on 12/11/19