a photography competition by alison jackson



More in March 2020 for

‘A Day in Your Life’ photography competition 2020

A Day in Your Life is a community-minded photography competition curated by the BAFTA and multi award-winning artist & photographer, Alison Jackson, with an exhibition at the world-famous Saatchi Gallery.

“I want to support young and aspiring photographers living in Kensington & Chelsea, with prizes that are educational and vocational."


This competition is for aspiring photographers living in The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. This is a fantastic opportunity. Winners will have their work exhibited in the heart of Kensington and Chelsea at one of London’s leading art galleries, The Saatchi Gallery. A prestigious panel of judges will award the talented winners, revealing hidden talent and giving it the chance to shine.



Youth Prize: 13 - 18 Years*


Young Adult Prize: 18 - 35 Years*


The Chelsea Society Prize (ages 13-35)


The North Kensington Prize 

Photography Workshop Masterclass with Alison Jackson Studios
One Year Membership to Royal Photographic Society



University of the Arts London (UAL) Special Youth Prize** (16 - 18 years)

University of the Arts London (UAL) Special Young Adult Prize** (18 - 35 years)

The North Kensington Prize - To be considered for The North Kensington Prize you must be a resident or part of a community group of Notting Dale, St. Helens, Dalgarno, Golborne,  Holland Wards. 

The Chelsea Society Prize - To be considered for The Chelsea Society Prize you must be a resident of Chelsea Riverside, Stanley, Royal Hospital, Brompton & Hans Town Wards. The Chelsea Society are looking for photographs of Chelsea that embody the spirit and surroundings of our area. It would be lovely to see some of our famous architecture, both residential and commercial, along with people, movement or objects. A shop front, garden, square or car could also feature to give your image a ‘very Chelsea’ feel.

*Age as of 21st June 2019

** See Apply


  • Competition open for entries as of 30th April 2019

  • Applications will be closed as of midnight on 21st June 2019

  • Judging will take place from 22nd-24th June 2019

  • Winners will be announced on 25th June 2019

  • Saatchi Gallery Exhibition Dates: 28th June – 5th July 2019

  • Saatchi Gallery Private View and Award Ceremony will be held on Thursday 27th June at 6-8pm in conjunction with the Kensington and Chelsea Art Weekend. Prize giving will commence at 6.30pm (by invitation only)


A Day in Your Life is part of the Kensington + Chelsea Art weekend


The competition is in association with the Spinal Injuries Association