pontoon at irvine harbour with MV Kyles and Puffer Spartan alongside with sunset in background
MV Kyles and Puffer Spartan at Irvine harbour. Image courtesy of the Scottish Maritime Museum.

Snapshot in Time: photography competition

Photography is an invaluable tool for recording industrial and transport history – it is ideally suited for rapid documentation in a world where dramatic or catastrophic change can occur to the fabric of industry, almost overnight, and revolutionised the documentation of historic sites. STICK is inviting submissions for a photography competition in the run up to its conference “Snapshot in Time” on 17th November.

Photographs can be of anything in the realm of industry and/or transport heritage. The winner will be announced at our conference on 17th November. Judge to be announced.Competition terms & application details:

  • Any images that violate copyright, trademark or any other applicable law will be disqualified
  • The image must not be watermarked or otherwise branded
  • The image must have been created by the applicant and any manipulation of the image also been done by the applicant – outsourcing post production is NOT acceptable
  • Applicants agree that images submitted may be used by the Scottish Transport and Industrial Collections Knowledge subject specialist network on their website and social media accounts, with appropriate credit. At no time will any image be used for any other purpose
  • Deadline for submitting images is midnight on Monday 11th October 2021
  • We can only receive images digitally, not via post. These should be emailed to stickssn@gmail.com with the title INDUSTRIAL PHOTO COMP. ***ARTIST NAME***