Friday December 15, 2017

jj foundation UK photography awards for young people 2017

win studio time, professional experience and new cameras

Calling all 13-25 year olds who have an interest in photography.


Eastside is proud to announce the launch of the inaugural UK Photography Awards for Young People.  


The competition is free to enter, all you need is a maximum of three digital images within any of the following categories: portrait, landscape, street photography, still life/art and fashion. We have created some teacher resource packs to help inspire you and your students to take the best photographs possible in each category. Please see the links below.

Prizes include:


  • 1st prize - 1 day of professional studio hire in jj Studio London, with advice from the team’s photographic assistants and a Nikon DSLR camera.
  • 2nd Prize - 1 week work experience at jj Studios and a Nikon DSLR camera.
  • 3rd Prize - Nikon DSLR camera.

Each category winner will receive an image printed by Touch Digital Fine Art Printers, following the exhibition in our London office.


Competition closing date: 30th November 2017


For full information and how to apply please visit the competition website or drop us a line in the office either via or call 020 7033 2380.


If you would like to print a poster to put up at your school and share with students, please click here to download.


This award has been created by the jj Foundation, established by our Shoreditch neighbours jj Media as a way to centralise the company's charitable efforts. The foundation aims to inspire, support and motivate young photographers and filmmakers in the pursuit of their creative goals and careers, and we are very pleased to be partnering them on this project.



Teacher resource packs


Please click on the links below to be able to download your free teacher resource packs created by one of Eastside's professional artist facilitators, Madeleine Waller.


Still Life Photography

Landscape Photography

Fashion Photography

Portrait Photography

Street Photography