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Positive View Launch Competition for Young People

Closes: 31 August 2020 

Positive View Foundation have launched an exclusive national photographic competition for young people entitled Lockdown: Taking a Positive View. 

The competition aims to give young people of the UK a voice. While young people are much less likely to suffer from the coronavirus, there has been little consideration of their daily hardships of lockdownthe lack of education, the distancing from friends, worries about the future and potentially difficult situations at home. 

‘We hope you’ll find that it’s a good way to: carry on thinking creatively, kick back against boredom and depression and stay motivated to use your skills even though you’re stuck indoors.’

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The Brief 

Using either your personal camera or the one on your phone, show us what the lockdown means to you and the impact it is having on your day-to-day life. You can use black and white, colour, or a mix of each, and up to five photographs can be submitted.  

Here are a few ideas for starters: life behind your closed doors, a view through your window, street life (or lack of it), masked people. It’s up to you – the brief is totally open to whatever theme you personally want to capture. 

How To Enter 

Email your photographs to no later than 31 August 2020 to be in with a chance of winning £1000 (first prize), £500 (second prize) or £250 (third prize). Applicants must be aged 16 – 25 and living in the UK. The winning entries and a selection of the runners-up will be exhibited publicly at a later date. 

Learn more here. 


About Positive View 

Positive View Foundation is a unique youth charity supported by The Arts Council and the Royal Photographic Society. We use photography and film to transform the lives of some of the UK’s most vulnerable 16-25 year olds.