Photographer of the Year Competition

This year's Photographer of the Year competition will open in summer 2017.

Capture inspirational engineering in a photograph and win the Photographer of the Year competition.
South East Asia Winner 2014

The competition

Members and non-members of the Institution are invited to submit up to three photographs on a set theme. The theme of the Photographer of the Year competition 2017 will be announced in summer 2017.

This is a unique opportunity for anyone from across the world to share inspirational, striking images related to mechanical engineering. The judges will be looking for photographs that are ambitious, creative, thoughtful and representative of the Institution’s key themes; Transport, Environment, Manufacturing, Education, Energy and Healthcare.

A distinguished judging panel of leading industry professionals will select two winners and two runner-up images.

How do I enter?

Details on how to enter the Photographer of the Year competition 2017 will be announced in summer 2017.

Prize details

  • First prize £150
  • Second prize £50
  • Photo printed on canvas and a certificate will be presented at the Institution’s prestigious Vision Awards ceremony
  • Tickets to a regional dinner or Institution event (over 18s)
  • Winning photos will be featured in the Institution News newsletter, read by over 63,000 people across the world

Read more about the 2014 competition winners

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