Competition: ROSL Photography Competition 2021


To capture contemporary culture in the Commonwealth all images submitted must be taken in the past year (from 7 September 2020), relate to the chosen theme and have a link to current countries of the Commonwealth. This competition is open to photographers 18+ and is FREE to enter!

The ROSL Photography Competition has two categories and applicants may submit up to 5 images across both categories to be judged individually:


Mobile Phone



Camera winner will receive £2,000, a trip to the clubhouse exhibition opening, a day of professional tutoring and their winning image will be published in the Overseas magazine.

Mobile Phone winner will receive £1,000 and their winning image will be published in the Overseas magazine.

Young Photographer winner will receive £500 as part of ‘The Madiha Aijaz prize for a young photographer of promise’ which will be chosen solely by judge Farah Mahbub in memory of her colleague and friend.

Top 20 images will be displayed in the Over-Seas House Exhibition.



Deadline for entries is 5pm GMT on Monday 6 September 2021.

The 20 images selected for exhibition and overall prize-winners will be announced on Friday 29 October 2021.

The exhibition of final images will open at Over-Seas House on Tuesday 7 December 2021.

How to Apply

Apply at https://www.rosl.org.uk/ROSLPhotographyCompetition2021Form

Deadline: 06/09/2021 12:00 am (Timezone: Etc/GMT+12)

Artist in Residence, Exhibition Opportunity, Opportunities
Apply until 30/11/2021