Barnard Photomicrographic Awards (Videos)

The Annual Exhibition of Microscopy will be taking place on Sunday 3rd October 2021 at Elm Court Youth and Community Centre, 363 Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BP. The event will form part of a wider schedule of digital content.

Entry conditions for the Barnard Awards 2021

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 and admire. By entering you agree that images may be shown at the online Quekex 2021, 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.


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


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

A maximum of 3 entries per person is allowed.

EACH ENTRY MUST be accompanied by:

a)  A title
b)  A description of the subject
c)  Some notes on the microscopy techniques used
d)  Details of the photographic techniques used


a)  Clips in flv, mp4, mpg, avi or mov format
b)  Maximum length 60 seconds

How to enter:

To enter, please send an e-mail to Charles Hussey using the form below to request information on how to submit your videos. The deadline for entries is Monday 20th September 2021.

Please use this form to send a message to Charles Hussey:

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

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