Fosters Colour Challenge

Date: Sunday, April 14th 2024

Time: 1:30 pm for 2:00 pm start

Location: Nettleham Village Hall

Deadline for entries: 31st March 2024

This is a Club Competition for colour prints

Competition entry is free

An entry is 6 prints with a maximum of 2 per author

The judge is Carol McNiven Young FRPS DPAGB EFIAP/s BPES of Newark & District Photographic Society

Prints are to arrive at Nettleham no later than 1:30 p.m. on the day of the competition.


This competition is normally held in April.

The competition is for club entries of 5 coloured prints (plus 1 tiebreaker). There are 5 rounds. In each round, the judge eliminates some prints. The prints eliminated in the first round score 1 point. If they are eliminated in the second round, they score 2 points, and so on to round 5. The judge awards one print, the one he considers the best, 6 points.

The club with the most points at the end wins the trophy; the 6thprint comes into play if there is a tie.

This competition is for colour prints only. The original sponsors were  A. Foster and Son Ltd. (established in 1947 by Albert Foster as a photo processing lab). They asked that this competition be for colour prints only.


2022 Fosters Colour Challenge did not run

2020 Fosters Colour Challenge did not run due to COVID