QJF Photographic Competition

The Royal Forestry Society invites members to submit outstanding photographs to its 2021 photographic competition.

 People at work in the woods

Photographs placed first, second, third and fourth will be published on the front cover of the QJF through 2022.

The winner will receive a selection of recently published books: The Silviculture of Trees Used in British Forestry 3rd Edition by Peter Savill (RRP £85.50), Woodland Flowers by Keith Kirby, Evolving the Forest (co-edited by Simon Lloyd, Richard Povall and Jeremy Ralph) and 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 2021.

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 which can be downloaded here.

Thank you to all who entered our 2020 competition Silviculture in Action. Results will be announced shortly and the winning pictures and shortlisted entries will feature in the April 2021 Quarterly Journal of Forestry.

Above: 2019 shortlisted entries from left to right:

Duke of Burgundy butterfly on beech, John Morris,    Rose Bay Willow Herb, Les Starling,   Mushrooms, Tom Bartlett

Beauty of high quality forests in Finland, Chloe Darling