To take part in any of the three NPA competitions, you will be asked to make a minimum £10 donation to the relevant charity at the time of booking. After the portrait sitting has taken place you will be invited back a few days later to a private viewing session to choose the image you would like to enter in to the competition. You will have the opportunity to purchase additional prints but there is no obligation to do so. There will 1st 2nd and 3rd prize awarded at each studio taking part, then all the first prize winners will go forward to the final, for the chance to win the £1000 prize. Each competition runs for from the 1st January for elven months.