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Ballies of Bennachie photo contest launched

By Sean McAngus

The Bailies of Bennachie have called for the public to send in their best pictures taken of or on the hill for a competition.

Around 30 pictures will be selected to go forward to an exhibition and thirteen will be published in a fundraising calendar.

The display of photographies will take place in April at the Bennachie Visitors Centre and the Garioch Heritage Centre where the public can choose their favourites for inclusion in the calendar.

The winning photographs will be featured in the popular Bailies of Bennachie calendar for 2021.

Ballies of Bennachie contest launched.
Ballies of Bennachie contest launched.

Outreach officer for the Bailies of Bennachie, Fiona Cormack told the Advertiser:“Our fundraising calendar is always a best seller and a great showcase for Bennachie.

"This year we are trying something different in opening up the selection to a public vote.

"The photos will be exhibited at the Bennachie Visitor’s Centre from Monday, April13 to the Sunday,April 19 and at the Garioch Heritage Centre from Tuesday, April 21 to Saturday,April 25.”

“People will be able to view the photographs and vote for their favourites in the categories of Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.

"The photos have to be original and not be used in any other publications."

Anyone who wants to enter the contest should email publications@bailiesofbennachie.co.uk with their picture.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, April 3.

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