On this page you will find a series of helpful guidance documents that will support participation in the My Place Photography Competition.
Guidance includes hints and tips on using cameras to interesting project ideas for your photographic adventures in Scotland’s built environments, to background on the project, and rules for joining the competition. We’ve also included a list of Curriculum for Excellence experiences and outcomes that could be linked to participating in the competition.
Please note that the 2021 Competition deadline for entries is 11:59pm, Sunday 31st January 2021.
Competition Rules of Entry
Overview of the Competition and rules of entryCompetition Rules of Entry
Overview of participating in My Place Photography CompetitionTaking Part
Register as a new member
Publication, My Place Photography Competition
Guidelines on how to registering as a new member and logging inRegister as a new member
Submit your entries
Guidelines on how to submit your photographic entriesSubmit your entries
Curriculum for Excellence Alignment
A list of relevant Curriculum for Excellence Experiences and Outcomes that could be linked to participating in the competition.Curriculum for Excellence Alignment
How to: Working with Young People
A guide on Working with Young People produced by SCT to support intergenerational, heritage-based learning activities.How to: Working with Young People
How to: Use DSLR Cameras
An introductory guide to DSLR camera for teachers and students.Guide to DSLR Cameras
How to: take a great photo – students
An introductory guide to photography for studentsGuide to photography STUDENTS
How to: take a great photo – teachers/adults
An introductory guide for teachers and group leaders to taking great photographyGuide to photography TEACHERS
The origins and development of the My Place Photography CompetitionBackground info