Camino Society photo competition
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Camino Society photo competition

Camino Society Ireland

Annual Digital Photo Contest

Entry Criteria 


  • The contest is open to any pilgrim photographer.

  • Entrants must be over 18 years. 

  • Each photographer may submit up to three photos per category and caption information. Caption information should include:

    • Category:

      • 1.- Landscape / sights

      • 2.- Traditional Food and Drinks

      • 3.- Camino marking

      • 4.- Culture

      • 5.- Buildings & Architecture

    • Camino Route:  any of the Camino routes including Celtic Camino in Ireland.

    • Location: city, town, village or landmark.

    • Detailed caption of subject matter.

    • Photographer details: name, surname, e-mail, mobile/phone. 

  • By submitting the photograph for consideration, the photographer attests that:

    • Entry is an original photograph

    • S/he created the image and owns full copyright to pictures submitted

    • Image might be use for Camino Society Ireland future publications

    • Photographs of the winners will be on display at Camino Society Ireland exhibitions

    • Submissions are in compliance with the legal and copyright laws

  • Submission are made no later than December 1st 2017(submit here)

  • Photo Exhibition opening and Award ceremony December 2017 TBC

Landscape / Sights


(These photos are just examples for illustration purposes.

Use your imagination :)

Traditional Food and Drinks

Camino Marking: shells, arrows, signs, door knob

Buildings & Architecture

Culture: Festivals / Costumes

Technical Specifications:

  • Pictures taken in digital format must be: JPEG (.jpg or .jpeg) in portrait or landscape format at high resolution, a min resolution of 1600 x 1200  / 2 megapixels. 


  • A watermarked photo might not be honored by the contest (at the judges’ sole discretion) 



  • Best 3 in each category by judges decision. 


  • Best 3 overall by judges decision.

  • Best 3 overall Camino Society Ireland 2017 members  by judges decision. 


  • Best 3 popular.  Popular votes at the exhibition venue and social media of the 3 photos of each category selected previously by the jury.This award will be given after December contest exhibition to count votes.

Camino contest jury is a team of three very talented and well known photographers who will judge the photos: 



 All  winners get a certificate of award and a Camino Society goodie bag. 


* Best 3 overall.  1st 35L Hiking Bag ,  2nd Camino Book   3rd  Camino DVD 

All winners will also receive 1 year Camino Society Ireland membership and certificate of Award. 

* Best 3 overall Camino Society Ireland 2017 members. 1st  35L Hiking Bag ,  2nd    Camino Book   3rd  Camino DVD. 

All winners will also receive 1 year Camino Society Ireland membership and certificate of Award.

* Best 3 popular.  1st  25L Hiking Bag ,  2nd Camino Book   3rd  Camino DVD 

All winners will also receive 1 year Camino Society Ireland membership and certificate of Award.