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Dan Oil Photo Competition


Each year Dan Oil run a photo competition for images for our annual Calendar which is produced by Dan Oil for our loyal customers. Our annual calendar is in huge demand by our customers produced to the highest standards each year. 


2022 Calendar Competition:

Dan Oil is delighted to announce our 2022 Calendar Photo Competition. Now in its 10th year, the photo competition has given us some beautiful images for our annual calendar which is in huge demand from our loyal customers.

Again this year our 2022 calendars will be produced to the highest standards and is distributed to our customers and we are looking for your photographs to be on it.


The competition is open to everyone, with a maximum of 4 entries per person. All photographs must be emailed to us. Photos must be a minimum size of 2Mb & landscape orientation. The 12 best photographs will be published only on our Dan Oil 2021 Calendar, which is distributed to our customers and is a great opportunity to show off your photography skills! Please note that all photographs submitted as entries can be used by Dan Oil for promotional purposes. Winning photographs may also be displayed on our website 
www.danoil.ieTo Enter:Scroll to the end of this page to upload your images

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The theme for this year's competition  is all about the Simple pleasures and what we have missed the most during the pandemic.  
The judge for this years competition is Bernard O'Brien of New Age photography.  
Bernard O Brien | Facebook

As always our theme is open to artist interpretation!
Please ensure your image is of Landscape Orientation.

Through images show the simple joy of what we missed the most during this pandemic. Images should not only be a perfect pictorial representation of the theme but must also be clear, sharp, well exposed and of suitable quality to be used in the upcoming calander.

The 12 best photographs will appear in our 2022 Calendar. 12 Photos will be selected from all those entered by this year’s guest judge -  Bernard O'Brien of New Age Photography  Bernard O Brien | Facebook

This year’s guest judge will also choose an overall winner. As well as winning the accolade of "Best Photograph” Prize money of €200 is up for grabs.

Good luck to all and remember the Closing Date is Sunday September 5th, 2021. 


Happy Snapping!

Competition Terms and Conditions

Rules for Dan Oil Photo Competition Calendar 2022.
1. The competition is open to all users of the Dan Oil website with the exception of Dan Oil employees and anyone connected with the Dan Oil Photo Competition. 
2. You must be over 18 or if not have written parental/ guardian consent. 
3. The competition is open to amateur photographers only. 
4. Photographs previously used to enter the competition will not be accepted as a valid entry into the 2022 calendar competition. 
5. Photographs entered must be taken in or around Ireland. 
6. Images must be a minimum of 2mb. Anything less will not be accepted. 
7. Entry to the competition is via our website only. By submitting a photograph, entrants give Dan Oil the right to publish the photograph on its calendar, website or in any media as it thinks fit. Entries which are offensive, defamatory or abusive, or are otherwise inappropriate will not be published or may be removed by moderators. Dan Oil judge’s discretion on this is final. 
8. 12 photos will be chosen from all entries, for publication in our 2022 calendars. These 12 photographs will then be uploaded to our Facebook page where the public can vote for their favourite in the "People’s Choice Award”. The winner of the public vote will be declared the winner of the "People’s Choice Award”. While this Public Vote is ongoing the overall winner will not be announced. 
9. All entrants must supply their names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. All entrants must supply a title for the photograph in no more than 10 words. Dan Oil will only ever use e-mail details for the purpose of administrating this competition, or for newsletters, and will not publish them or provide them to anyone without permission. You can read more about the Dan Oil privacy policy from links below. The theme of this year’s competition is "Simple Pleasures and what you have missed most during the pandemic.”. Through images show the simple joy of what we missed the most during this pandemic. Images should not only be a perfect pictorial representation of the theme but must also be clear, sharp, well exposed and of suitable quality to be used in the upcoming calander.
10. The number of entries per person is limited to 4. 
11. Dan Oil’s Judge’s decision as to the winner is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into. 
12. Dan Oil reserves the right to cancel or alter or amend the competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise outside of its control. 
13. If no suitable photographs for 2022 Calendar are found from the competition process, other means will be used – at the discretion of the Dan Oil Judges. 
14.Closing Date is September 5th, 2021. No entries will be accepted after this date. Disclaimer: Dan Oil shall not have any liability whatsoever arising directly or indirectly from your participation in the competition or the termination thereof whether by disqualification or otherwise and whether such termination or disqualification was lawful or not competition.

I have read and agree to the Competition Terms & Conditions
I give permission for my photos to be used on Dan Oil Calendar, Social Media and Website
Tell us about your images*

Drop a file here or click to upload
Minimum upload size: 1024(w) x 768(h) pixels
Maximum upload size: 20.0MB

I have read and accept Dan Oil privacy policy and agree to the competition rules listed above