Member Registration for teachers, home educators and group leaders

If you are new to the My Place Photography Competition, please register for a website membership using the form below. You must be a member of the website to upload entries to the competition. If you have participated in previous years, please log-in using your existing membership.

You must agree to the site terms and conditions and press ‘register’ to continue. A message onscreen will confirm that you have registered, and note that you will receive an email once your registration is confirmed.

Once approved as a member you will receive an email from us and you will then be ready to upload images and enter them into the competition. You will have a dedicated member’s area on our website, with the ability to upload entries directly to our website and online galleries, with built in image resizing.

If you need some guidance on how to register as a member, please reference our “Membership and Submission” document.

This upload facility works best with an up-to-date internet browser, such as Google Chrome. Older browsers will not work as efficiently. Browsers older than Internet Explorer 9 may not work at all. If you can please update your browser now using this link HERE

Please note that entries for the 2024 competition must be relevant to the theme. Entries will be accepted between 1st May 2023 and the competition deadline of 11.59pm on 21st January 2024.

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Terms and Conditions
  1. Each entrant may only submit one photograph.
  2. Pupils must attend school or be of primary or secondary school age (aged 4-18).
  3. Family members of the judging panel may take part in the competition but will not be eligible for prizes or awards.
  1. Images must depict an element of Scotland's buildings, monuments or archaeology. Portraiture or images of nature will not be accepted.
  2. Images can be colour or black and white.
  3. Images should be saved as .jpeg files.
  4. All images entered must be the original work of the entrant. If the image has been manipulated (cropped, for example), then this must have been done by the entrant, not an adult / team leader.
  5. If photographs contain images of children under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must have provided written permission for the photographs to be taken. Participating schools, clubs and societies are responsible for ensuring this has been done.
Submitting entries
  1. A digital copy of each photograph must be submitted to our website by registered members.
  2. Individual entries from parents or pupils cannot be accepted - entries can be submitted by schools, clubs or societies or parents/teachers in the case of home educated children.
  3. All entrant information should be added to the online form when submitting images.
  4. Entrant name must be listed on the online form.  The first name and surname initial are all that will appear with the published photos on the website.  e.g. Jane Smith will appear as Jane S.
  1. Judges appointed by the Scottish Civic Trust and Historic Environment Scotland will choose the winning entries for Primary and Secondary categories. The judges' decision will be final.
  1. Copyright of the images will remain with the entrant, though the Scottish Civic Trust will be granted nonexclusive rights in perpetuity for publication, digitisation, exhibition and broadcast. This may include the granting of reproduction rights to selected third parties for promotional or other uses, such as the International Heritage Photographic Experience.
  1. All images are submitted at the entrant's own risk: the Scottish Civic Trust regrets that they cannot take any liability for loss of or damage to them.
  2. Entry to the competition confirms acceptance of the above rules.