Tenth anniversary photo and calendar competition
Vita Bee Health is calling for entries to its international photo competition, now celebrating its tenth year. Winning entries appear in the sought-after limited-edition calendar, which is sent to the Vita distribution network across the world. The closing date is 24 October 2021.
The outright winner of the competition receives a cash prize, and the photographs of eleven other winners will also appear in the 2022 Vita Bee Health calendar and feature in Vita’s monthly email newsletters. All winners receive a copy of the desk calendar.
Photographs should relate to any aspect of honey bees and beekeeping. Those which reflect a particular month or season are particularly welcome.
Entrants may submit up to four photos (at least 2MB in size and preferably as attachments) by emailing them to .
The deadline for entries is 24 October 2021.
Sebastian Owen, commercial director at Vita Bee Health, said: “One of the highlights of our year is to see images of beekeeping across the world. It’s a great motivation for us at Vita Bee Health to see that despite the challenges, beekeeping inspires so many people and fires so much creativity. And we know that you appreciate the resulting calendar as demand always exceeds supply.”
The competition will be judged by an international panel of beekeeping specialists and suppliers.
The outright winner of the competition will receive a €100 cash prize. Runners-up will receive a copy of the limited-edition Vita 2022 Calendar. There is also a special prize for the winner of the under-16s category.
All suitable entries will be added to the Vita Gallery, a free online resource of hundreds of honey bee-related photos now used by beekeeping lecturers and associations across the globe.
Terms and Conditions of the 2021 Vita Photo Competition
The competition is open to any individual. Up to four photos (at least 2MB each in size) relating to honeybees or beekeeping may be submitted. Please include your name, postcode (or equivalent) and country in your email. You may also include captions for your photographs if you wish.
The deadline for entries to the competition is 24 October 2021.
Entrants must certify that the image/s they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. In providing images for the competition, each entrant agrees that Vita can put it in the online Vita Gallery for others to use and in the Vita Calendar and to use it for marketing purposes.
Wherever used, Vita will endeavour to credit the contributor.
Postal addresses will be required from winners and runners up, these addresses will only be used to post the calendars and/or prizes. For the cash prize, bank transfer details will also be required at the appropriate time.
The judges’ decision will be final.