Competition on the lookout for the UK's best sea view

Budding photographers are being invited to snap up the chance to take part in an annual competition.

By David Sedgwick
Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 11:33 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 11:34 am
View of Bamburgh beach and Bamburgh Castle.
View of Bamburgh beach and Bamburgh Castle.

National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, is asking photographers to submit their favourite images of the sea, for its ninth annual competition honouring the UK’s proud maritime heritage.

The competition encourages photographers of all abilities to submit images that capture the UK’s unique relationship with the sea, including its merchant ships, fishermen, coasts, harbours and ports.

The overall winner will win a £500 photographic equipment voucher.

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Capt. Justin Osmond RN, Chief Executive of the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, said: “The photography competition allows us to showcase and celebrate our relationship with the sea. We are more excited than ever to see everyone’s fantastic and unique images over the course of this summer.”

To enter the competition, submit photographs via the dedicated form at before August 31.

Photographers can also enter their pictures via email, post or on the Society’s new Instagram channel (@ShipwreckedMariners) using the hashtag #SMSPhotoComp2021.