Young catwalk photographer of the year

The Independent, in conjunction with Clothes Show Live '98, The British Heart Foundation and Olympus, is out to find the young catwalk photographer of the year for the second year running. A panel of judges will choose five finalists to attend Clothes Show Live '98 on 4 December, when they will photograph a catwalk show. The winning picture will be chosen from those taken on the day.

Send three photographs which capture the "Heart of Fashion" (they can be in any format, and in either black-and-white or colour), to Young Catwalk Photographer of the Year, The Independent (Fashion), 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL, to arrive no later than 25 November 1998. Caption each picture, and include your name and address. We regret that we are unable to return any pictures submitted. The judges' decision is final. The Prizes The winner will receive an OM 2000 camera plus kit, including a lens and flash, and work experience with The Independent's catwalk photographer during London Fashion Week in February 1999. The winning shot will be published in The Independent, and also in Clothes Show Live '99 publicity material. Two runners-up will receive an IS10 camera plus kit. Cameras supplied by Olympus.