Last years winning shot by Sean Pritchard


Our favourite time year when we celebrate Britains and Irelands best photographers and their photos. You don’t have to be pro, you don’t have to have the best gear, you just have to have an eye for the moment. Every one is in with a chance and we will be running a full a gallery of the top contenders next issue. Lineups, action, portraits, show us what you got! Ever wanted your shots in print? Send them in! Know someone has super talented but a bit shy? Send their shots in!
The closing date for entry is August 21st, 2023. 

The Carve editorial team will select top 10-15 photos and a final winner. To Enter: Send a maximum of 5 low res photos to [email protected]

The finalists will have their shots printed in Carve  and we will be picking the best photos to be printed in a full feature.

Have your cameras/shots at the ready, we can’t wait to see your creative work.

Team Carve.

The deal:

Anyone can enter a shot as long as:
  • You’re a British or Irish photographer, although the location of photos does not matter.
  • You can supply us with your best action or lifestyle shots which have been taken in the last year and are unpublished.
  • Finalists will need to send original files, provide proof of ownership and date taken using the RAW file information. Uncropped full frame files with your colour corrected/edited version.
  • The photos will need to be printed A3 with no loss of quality, so please do not crop the image.

The closing date for entry is August 21st, 2023.
The Carve editorial team will select top 10-15  photos and a final winner.

To Enter:

SEND A MAXIMUM OF 5 LOW RES PHOTOS TO  [email protected]

The prize bundle: dryrobe advance of the winner’s choice worth £160 and a dry robe Compression Backpack worth £95, choice of: Rip Curl Journey Fleece Buclet Hat £34.99, Rip Curl Anti Series Journey Rip Crew £119.99, Rip Curl Wetty Crew Sock £19.99, Rip Curl Anti series shore break jacket £219.99, Rip Curl Cord surf bucket hat £34.99, Rip Curl icons of surf sock £19.99, three limited edition Carve X Town and Country Car seat covers for the runners up.
Town & Country Covers + more to come.

Above: Secret reef, South West Photo: Lee Griffin 

Got to run these because law. – No cash alternatives to the prize. By entering you agree to allow Carve (Orca Publications) using your photo in the mag and online (You will be credited or tagged when we do). No one else will use your photo. We will contact those in the final selection directly. We can’t answer all messages or emails so bear with us.