Competition entry requirements

Images that are entered into the IET Engineering & Technology Photographer of the Year must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be no more than 50MB - 300 dpi and in JPEG/PNG format (excluding smartphone category)
  • Must be labelled with the entrant's name, age group and category (e.g. Mr John Jones - Adult - Structure)
  • Can either be in colour or black and white
  • Can be digitally enhanced (e.g. to remove spots or scratches, to make it brighter and clearer) but not manipulated (e.g. by adding or removing elements of the image)
  • Must be taken and owned by the entrant
  • If the image is of any person, you had that person’s permission (or their parent/legal guardian’s permission if under 16) to take the photograph and to enter it into this competition
  • Must be accompanied by a fully completed entry form and signature

If you have any questions about these requirements, visit the FAQs or email

Please ensure you have read and understood the terms and conditions (see PDF below) before entering the competition.  All entry forms must be signed.