The Barnard Photomicrographic Art Award (Videos)

The Annual Exhibition of Microscopy will take place on Saturday, 15th October 2022 at Elm Court Youth and Community Centre, 363 Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BP. The physical event will form part of a wider schedule of digital content.

Entry conditions for the Barnard Awards 2022


Awards of Merit will be given to examples of excellent quality at the Annual Exhibition of the Quekett Microscopical Club, where they will be displayed for other members and guests to inspect, admire and discuss. By entering you agree that images may be shown at the online Quekex 2022, on the Club website, they may also be reproduced for use at Club and outreach events. Copyright remains with the author.

This award is a celebration of photomicrographic art. It is intended as a showcase of microscopical and photographic technique, designed to encourage and inspire others in the field of microscopy.

The Objectives

  • To recognise standards of excellence.
  • To encourage Members to offer their best work for assessment and possible awards of a Certificate of Merit.

The Rules

Entry is open to all members of the Quekett Microscopical Club, the Postal Microscopical Society and the Iceni.  Entry is also open to family members living in the same household as a Quekett Microscopical Club member.

A maximum of three entries per person is allowed.

EACH ENTRY MUST be accompanied by:

  1. A title
  2. A description of the subject
  3. Some notes on the microscopy techniques used
  4. Information on the photographic equipment/techniques used

Entries should be made in .flv, .mp4, .mpg, .avi or .mov format and submitted to Charles Hussey using link form below.  Maximum video length is 60 seconds.

Each video entry will be assessed prior to the exhibition by an independent judge whose decision is final.


Please send your entries to Charles Hussey via WeTransfer to with Quekex Video as the subject.

The closing date for submissions to the Barnard Award (Videos) category is Monday, 19th September 2022

The Exhibition Committee wishes to thank in advance those who continue to uphold one of the many traditions of our Club.