To encourage students to use their journalistic writing and mobile skills to look at a topical issue which is relevant to Catholic Social Teaching and resonates with Columban mission.
The topic for 2021 is Let's Create A World Without Racism.
Entries must be made by individuals.
No more than 1 entry per person.
Entries must be original content.
Entries must be submitted as a digital image. Photos are acceptable. Scanned images of other forms of artwork eg clay, pottery, statue, needlework, painting, poster, etc. are also acceptable. Images must be saved at the highest possible resolution. They must be 4 megapixels or above so they can be enlarged. No preference over landscape or portrait images.
If you've entered the competition before you may have been asked to submit a parent or guardian consent form, this is no longer required.
Nana Anto-Awuakye, Head of Media at CAFOD. She previously worked as a BBC radio producer.
Nick Benson, News Editor at The Universe Catholic weekly newspaper.
Ruth Gledhill, Multi-Media Editor at The Tablet. Before that she was the Religion Affairs correspondent for The Times.
Josephine Siedlecka, Founder and Editor of Independent Catholic News.
James Trewby, the Education Worker for the Columbans in Britain.
Bokani Tshidzu, an abstract painter and digital artist. She works as a climate change campaigner and is based in London.
Quality of the image.
Definition, clarity and fairness.
A representation of some knowledge of the subject and first hand experience if possible.
Keep in mind Catholic Social Teaching as you are composing the image.
Audience appeal. WOW factor.
Potential Social Impact.
Expression of theme/innovative means of delivering message. Is it relevant?
Subject matter. Is the subject matter displayed in the photo appropriate to the theme?