Photographic Competition

The Heraldry Society’s annual photographic competition is open to members and amateur interested parties who wish to submit photographs.

Anyone anywhere may submit up to two separate entries, each of different subjects, in either hard copy or digital format.

The judges are looking for photographs that capture the essence of heraldry – either conventional or extraordinary – which demonstrates flair and imagination; that is to say, not in the nature of a photograph that might be used to illustrate an heraldic textbook.

Entry is free, there is a cash prize of £100 pounds which is presented with a certificate at a London meeting of the Society.

The competition closes on the 30th of September in the year of the competition.

An entry form with the Terms and Conditions can be downloaded from the link below. A runner-up and highly commended will be acknowledged with a certificate.


  1. Andy Wolstenholme: ‘Torrent of Tincture’
  2. Andy Wolstenholme: ‘Knot your usual kitchenware’
  3. Roger Callan: ‘Restoration of Arms of William & Mary’
  4. Martin Davis: ‘Flags flying at the Palio horse race festival, Siena’