The Commonwealth Press Union is now inviting entries for the 2006/7 Photo Awards.
This is an open competition that anyone may enter so long as they are resident of a Commonwealth country and are over the age of 18.
You may be a professional or amateur photographer or you may simply have taken a striking image that is worthy of the Awards - whoever you are and whatever your photograph, this is a competition worth entering.
Deadline for entries extended! Now 31 January 2007
Click on http://www.cpu.org.uk/photoawards/ to go straight to the
Photoawards website where you will also find a press release.
Please note in particular The Canberra Times/CPU Young photographer Award category. This prize will give a young person from a developing country the opportunity of travelling to Australia - all expenses paid - to take up a six-week photographic residency at The Canberra Times. In addition of course there is the main prize of UKP 1,000 which will go to the overall winner, as well as other prizes of UKP 250.