Arhag Photography Competition Now Accepting Submissions

Taking the theme of this year’s Refugee Week as their starting point, ARHAG Housing Association have launched a photography competition seeking images inspired by ‘Different Pasts, Shared Futures’.

The competition is open to anyone, and photos can be taken on any device; with a compact digital camera, fancy pants DSLR job or a mobile phone. What’s important is your interpretation of the theme.

Prizes include a £100 voucher, 15 places on a photography workshop run by Zoom-In photography and the chance to exhibit at Arhag’s annual tenants’ conference in October 2011.

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