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Harry Page Photography Competition 2020 now open for entries until 31st December

‘King’s Cross, St Pancras’, Allies and Morrison, 2014

Chris Houldsworth, 2019 Harry Page Competition winner

The 8th Harry Page Photography Competition is now open for entries. The competition was established in 2013 in memory of Harry Page, a passionate photographer and a keen C20 member.

The competition is open to C20 members and this year for the first time also to non-members. This closing date for entries is 31st December 2020.

What we’re looking for:

Architectural colour or black and white photographs of a particular building or building detail, whose construction was completed from 1914 onwards. We welcome entries from talented and enthusiastic amateur photographers.

Last year the award was won by Chris Houldsworth with images of two London landmarks: the National Theatre (Denys Lasdun, 1969-77) captured in ‘Interior’ and the King’s Cross Tunnel (Allies and Morrison, 2014) in ‘King’s Cross, St Pancras’.

The Prize:

In addition to the Harry Page competition trophy (entrusted to the winner for a year), the winner will receive:

The Quest in Swanage (2016) by Strom Architects

Martin Gardner, 2018 Harry Page Competition winner

How to Enter:

1. Upload your photos to your Instagram and/or Twitter profile including #HarryPage20 and tagging @C20Society

NB:  Don’t worry if you don’t have a social media account, the formal means of entry is (2) below and entrants without social media will not be penalised

2. To formally enter you must also send your photos with their captions to, and be sure to include:

3. The maximum size for each photo is 4MB

4. The maximum number of photo entries is 2 per entrant

You can read our Privacy Policy here.

Futuro House at Central St Martin’s

Angus Hamilton, 2017 Harry Page Competition winner

Competition Rules:

  1. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that they have read and abided by these rules
  2. The competition is open to C20 members and non-members
  3. The competition is for non-professional, amateur photographers
  4. The competition is open to UK residents only
  5. The competition will run from 16th November to midnight on 31st December 2020. Any entries submitted outside of these dates will not be accepted
  6. Entries may be used for C20 publicity and by entering the competition, entrants grant C20 Society licence to reproduce any image for any promotional purpose connected with the competition
  7. All entries will be judged by Tim Page, and his decision will be final
  8. Entries must include full name, address and contact details otherwise cannot be considered for judging
  9. It will not be sufficient to post your entry on social media – it must be formally emailed as listed in ‘How to Enter’ above
  10. Entries may be of any building, part of a building or architectural feature from the period covered by The Twentieth Century Society (post 1914)
  11. All entries must have been taken by the entrant and
    anyone found to be using multiple accounts or email addresses to enter the competition will be disqualified
  12. By submitting entries, each entrant confirms that:

This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.

Each entrant and participant agrees to a complete release of Instagram when entering the competition.

Good luck! 


3 responses to “Harry Page Photography Competition 2020 now open for entries until 31st December”

  1. Pamela says:

    Do the photographs have to be UK or can they be anywhere in the world?

  2. Stephen Mosley says:

    I’m a at a halfway house between professional and amateur (I sell photos but by no means make a living from it!) – is it ok to enter or is it strictly for “amateur” photographers?

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