The two runners-up will each win 1500, and all three will receive a copy of Windows XP Media Centre edition for PC.
The three winning images, plus 25 other commended entries, will be displayed in an exhibition at the Proud Gallery in central London from
7-20 April. Dozens of entries will also be displayed in an exhibition
at the Guardian's online gallery.
The competition is open to amateur and professional photographers aged
16 and over. To enter complete the entry form in the Weekend magazine
or visit www.guardian.co.uk/weekendphotoprize
where entrants can print and complete a digital entry form in a matter
of minutes. The closing date for the competition is Wednesday 1 March and
winners will be announced on 6 April.
Katherine Viner, Editor of Guardian Weekend, said: "Weekend magazine has proven
commitment to great photography and publishes outstanding new work
every week: we're really excited about seeing what our readers can do.