Calling all photographers!

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Summer has finally arrived, and with it the holiday season. So don’t forget to pack your camera, whether you’re heading abroad or staying closer to home, and send in your favourite photos with an archaeological theme (maximum of 5 entries per person) for your chance to win FIRST PRIZE in our annual CWA Photo Competition.

The best four photos will be featured in CWA and at the CA Live! 2018 conference in London on 23 & 24 February 2018. The overall winner will get two free tickets to the conference, and be presented with a framed print of their winning picture at the Friday evening Awards Ceremony.

SEND YOUR ENTRIES (maximum FIVE per person):

Images must be 1MB or above

By email to with the subject line: CWA PHOTO COMPETITION 2018

Or on a disc to CWA PHOTO COMPETITION, Current Publishing, Thames Works, Church Street, London W4 2PD

2017 Winner: Matija Lukic´, Conservator of City Museum of Ljubljana holding Roman ring, found during excavations of Emona, Slovenia.


Closing date: 1 February 2018

The judges’ decision is final, and prize-winners (only) will be notified of results by 9 February 2018

RULES The print will be sent to the winner should they be unable to attend the ceremony. Entrants can submit up to 5 images – please include details of the site or artefact photographed, when each image was taken, and your contact information including a postal address. Photos of any world locations outside the UK may be submitted. Please use the highest resolution you have – so that it can be printed up to A3 size. Copyright will remain with the photographer. However, by entering this competition you agree to Current Publishing using the images for possible exhibition, publication or promotional use. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that all necessary permissions are obtained from any person featured in a photograph. All photos entered must be done so under an individual’s name. By submitting images you confirm that you are the copyright holder and creator of the image, and that you will be responsible for any claims by any third party. The competition is open to all amateur and professional photographers. Amateur and professional entries will not be judged separately. The winner will be offered complimentary tickets for the CA Live! conference. Transport and accommodation are not included. The judges’ decision is final and prize-winners (only) will be notified of results by 9 February 2018.

One Comment

  1. Muhammad irfan
    December 23, 2017 @ 5:51 pm

    it so nice to join this competition but i actually not sure to join this competition because i don’t know to find archeology thing in Malaysia . so ya . God willing , i’ll join .


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