It has been decided that the criteria to be used for the forthcoming Monthly Competition will be that which is used for the L&CPU Annual Competitions. The criteria is detailed below
“Nature photography covers images of birds, plants, animals, fungi etc. provided that they are not domesticated or cultivated. It also covers subjects such as weather and geology provided that they are titled to show their significance in the natural world. Any manipulation of the image is limited to minor re-touching of blemishes, exposure, sharpening etc. and must not alter the content of the original image. Titles must be specific and correct. Latin names are not essential if the species can be accurately titled in English.”
This ruling only applies to the monthly competition. The Annual Competition will still be strictly Natural History.