Green Shoots Photo Contest 2021:
A Year in Lockdown
It has been a year like no other. To capture our journey through lockdown, we invited you to be part of a creative collaboration to collect images of our experiences in our first Bearsden Festival Photo Contest.
Our Town in Lockdown
3 Age Groups
Over 100 images were received from 16-30 April. The entries were reviewed by a panel of local creative professionals. Judges considered technical merit, content and composition, imagination and style, selecting a shortlist for the public vote.
Artist and Photographer
Teacher of Art & Design
Head of Art
The Glasgow School of Art
How to Enter
We put nine shortlisted entries to the public vote during Mental Health Awareness Week, announcing the winners on 16 May. Over 650 people voted, and competition was tight across all the categories!
1st Prize: Landscape photography and post processing lesson with David Stanton
2nd Prize: Sunday Roast for 2 at Beaumartin the Cottage
3rd Prize: Wine tasting session for 6 at Majestic Wines
1st Prize: £50 Gift Card from Waterstones
2nd Prize: Kayak taster for 2 at Pinkston Water
3rd Prize: £20 voucher for Jan Sam Juice
1st Prize: Art Lesson / Workshop with the highly regarded Art4You.Scotland
2nd Prize: art materials and book from Recoats Workshop
3rd Prize: Draw with Rob and outdoor activity books
Thank you to everyone who took part, to the judges and to the local businesses who sponsored prizes.
Watch this video of all the entries!