Having a problem with entering?   You can contact the hosts of this site, The Digital Asset Lab by sending an email to
admin@thedigitalassetlab.com Make sure you give a brief description of the problem and include your phone number, so we can call you if necessary.
If urgent, call: 0845 5050 911   The Digital Asset Lab
Got a question about the competition?   You can contact Caroline O'Neill at EEF by sending an email to coneill@eef.org.uk
or telephone Caroline during normal office hours: 020 7654 1509
Need help accessing Manufacturers near you?    Manufacturing companies located throughout Britain are allowing access to competition entrants to take images at their facilities. Contact coneill@eef.org.uk  for further details.
How to register
Step 1. Register
  You need to register to enter and upload your photos
    You will be asked:

  • Title
  • First name
  • Last Name
  • Company, College or School ( as appropriate )
  • Postal address including Post Code
  • Email address
  • Contact telephone number
Step 2.
Click through to login
  Once you have submitted your details you will immediately receive an email asking you to verify you registered.  Click the link and you will be able to log in and upload your photos. Your registered email address is your user name.
Step 3. Start uploading   Login and click the 'upload' button
Step 4.  How to upload   Upload  - see instructions on the upload page.
    Click Finish Uploading
Step 5. Caption your images   Click on each photo to Edit Text

You will need to fill in the following fields -  have your answers ready:

  • Image title
  • Location [eg: name of factory]
  • City [ geographic location ]
  • Photographers Name [ required as many images uploaded by PR Dept ]
  • Copyright held ? [options: Yes, No, Unsure]
  • Entry Category - select one for each entry

Next Generation
Future Technology
Manufacturing Process
Manufacturing Product

  • Entry Group - select your group for all entries

Young Photographer
Amateur Photographer
Professional Photographer

  • If you are under 18, you must have parental consent - tick box to confirm this
  • UK Law requires consent to photograph people - tick box to confirm this.
  • Image caption (about 50-100 words - see below)

Each photograph must be accompanied by a caption narrative between 50 and 100 words to express why and / or how the image portrays modern manufacturing in Britain

Step 6. Submit your entry   Click the Enter Competition button to enter your images into the competition.

When the images are gone from your view - they have been entered into the contest, there is no further notification, no confirmation email.

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