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QJF Photo Competition

 RFS Photographic Competition 2020

The RFS invites members to submit outstanding photographs to its 2020 competition by 31 October on the theme Silviculture in Action.

Flycatcher Blk Cap Thank you! There was a record entry of more than 30 fantastic photographs for the RFS Photographic Competition 2019. First, second and third are featured here and the winning pictures and shortlisted entries feature in the April 2020 Quarterly Journal of Forestry. 
2Nd Place Caption Roe Buck Copyright


The Royal Forestry Society invites members to submit outstanding photographs to its 2020 photographic competition. The theme is ‘Silviculture in Action’.

Photographs placed first, second and third will be published on the front cover of the QJF through 2021. The winner will receive two recently published books: The Silviculture of Trees Used in British Forestry 3rd Edition by Peter Savill (RRP £85.50) and Wilding by Isabella Tree, along with a bottle of English sparkling wine.

Entries will be judged on the basis of which would make the best QJF front cover image, and should be portrait in format.

Deadline for entries is 31st October 2020

How to enter:

  • Submit your photo digitally by emailing it to qjf@rfs.org.uk. Images must be in jpeg format, no smaller than 1 megabyte and no larger than 5 megabytes.
  • Within the body of your email, give the photographer’s name, address and telephone number.
  • Include a short (no more than 100 words) description of the subject, including location.
  • Indicate what type of camera was used.

Before entering please read the Full Terms and Conditions.