Reader Photo Contest

Submit your best swimming photos to be in with a chance of winning prizes from Swim Wild & Free.

Enter our monthly reader photo competition for a chance to have your image featured in the magazine and win fantastic prizes!

The December theme is By the Light of the Silvery Moon. Please submit entries by 12 December.

We have teamed up with Swim Wild & Free to offer you exciting prizes each month to inspire your outdoor adventures.

First prize: Swim Wild & Free by Simon Griffiths – A Practical Guide to Swimming Outdoors 365 Days a Year

Second prize: Swim Wild & Free T-shirt

Third prize: Swim Wild & Free swim hat

Good luck!

Submit a Photo

  • Complete the form to submit your photo entry.
  • Please provide a caption on where the photo was taken, who is swimming in the photo, what inspired you to take it.
  • Please submit large, high-resolution images suitable for reproduction as a double page spread in print. Images that are not of sufficient quality to print in the magazine will not be considered eligible for the prize.
  • The photo must include at least one swimmer.
  • No more than five images.
  • Include your Instagram handle if you have one.
  • Please only submit photos that you have taken.
  • By submitting your photos, you grant Outdoor Swimmer and Swim Wild & Free non-exclusive rights to use your photos in our print magazine, in advertising, on our websites and on our Facebook pages and other social media channels.
  • Please also refer to our general terms and conditions.