If you experience problems with the online entry process, including payments, or if you have any questions about entering the Flow Photo that can not be answered by reading the Rules and Guidelines, or by looking at the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) detailed below, please contact the website administrators by email.

The entry fee is £5 per image or film entered for the competition. Each entrant may only enter a maximum of 4 images/videos.

At the initial stage, all still photographs must be submitted as JPEGs, saved at a high quality level with a maximum file size of 0.5MB. Please check the Rules and Guidelines section of this website for further details.

Check that each of your image files are 0.5MB or less and that they are the accepted file types (either JPG, TIFF, or PNG.) If you still encounter problems, please contact the website administrators by email.

Three photographers will be shortlisted and interviewed for this prize and one will be selected.

The role will be a joint initiative between the successful Photographer and the Canal & River Trust to provide an opportunity for the creation of new photography inspired by waterways cared for by the Canal & River Trust and to create high calibre photography and/or films to help promote the Trust as a new charity promoting waterways and wellbeing. 

  • The photographer will be expected to work the equivalent of at least 1 day per week (£200/week)
  • Plans for activities and a provisional budget must be discussed with the Trust in advance
  • Travel and other expenses related to the residency will be within the budget of £6000
  • Activities and locations to be photographed will be Canal & River Trust waterways
  • There should be a broadly equal mix of locations and activities identified  by the Trust and those identified by the photographer
  • Provide a monthly photograph/series of images about how canals are making lives better by water for use on the Trust website and social media channels
  • Provide at least one image for a weekly Instagram post
  • Final exhibition will be at one of the Trust’s museums 

Help & Support

Please read the FAQs for the commonly asked questions. If you are still unsure please contact the Project Managers, Parker Harris:

+44 (0)1372 462190(9am - 5pm Monday to Friday)

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