Barnard Award (Videos)

The Annual Exhibition of Microscopy will take place on Saturday, 14th October 2023 at Elm Court Youth and Community Centre, 363 Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BP.

Entry conditions for the Barnard Awards 2023


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 2023 and 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 this form with the following brief information:

  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.  Maximum video length is 60 seconds.


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

The closing date for submissions to the Barnard Award (Videos) category is 1st September 2023.