2021 March Competition

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2021 March Competition

Set Subject “Creative” Creative photography is an extension of conventional photography into creative art. Its purpose is to stimulate creative thoughts and encourage experimentation with new ideas going beyond simple photograph. There should be a significant photographic content, and could include mixed media of any kind (photocopy, paint, transfer, digital etc.). It can be a collage or a montage. Winners: Digital – ‘Crazed Grevillea’ by Cynthia Watkins, Print – ‘Bath’ by Garry Paterson(click on any image to view as a slideshow) ‘Alien Planet’...

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2021 January Competition

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2021 January Competition

Set Subject “Photojournalism” Photojournalism is a particular form of journalism (the collecting, editing, and presenting of news material usually for publication or broadcast) that employs images in order to tell a news story. The main objective of photojournalism is to tell a story better than the text or write-up that usually accompanies the photo.Any public event could qualify for this exercise. Winners: Digital – ‘Zanzibar playtime’ by Pier Vido, Print – ‘Beautiful Music’ by Will Tainsh(click on any image to view as a slideshow) ‘Back...

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2020 October Competition

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2020 October Competition

Set Subject “Single Tree” Trees are a classic photography subject. Besides being beautiful, they work great in a wide range of moods, conditions, and genres. They’re photogenic in all kinds of weather, from heavy snow to scorching heat, and they work great as the background, foreground, or sole subject of a photo. They have texture, colour, and basically everything you could want from a subject. Winners: Digital – ‘Bramston Beach Qld’ by Allan Davis (click on any image to view as a slideshow) ‘Bark’ by Robert Scholes’Bramston Beach Qld Sunset’...

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2020 August Competition

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2020 August Competition

Set Subject “Morning Light” Golden hour is the period shortly after sunrise and before sunset. Many photographers see it as the best time to take photos as it is when the sun gives off a softer, reddish-pink light that effortlessly makes for dramatic and artistic images that are perfect for various photography niches like portraiture, landscape, and wedding photography. Winners: Digital – ‘Water Tank On A Foggy Morn’ by Felicity Johnson(click on any image to view as a slideshow) ’12 Apostles At Sunrise’ by Norm Stimson’A Winters Morning’ by...

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2020 June Competition

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2020 June Competition

Set Subject “Puddles” Puddles are an incredibly useful if perhaps surprising source for reflections. Puddles are generally shallow and found in protected areas or depressions, which means that they are likely to hold smooth, still water. They can also be found in many different locations, providing a variety of options for subjects and compositions. Finally, puddles are so mundane and small that they are often overlooked, so you can create unique and surprising images that others likely missed Winners: Digital – ‘Rock Puddle’ by Justin Stenning(click on any image to...

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2020 April Competition

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2020 April Competition

Note re Prints: the judge derived the scores based on the print but reminded us that the digital image should be exactly the same as the print. In many cases, the crop and/or the exposure were different in the print and digital, and the judge has made some recommendations in those cases but this did NOT impact on the score. Set Subject “Self Portrait” / “Crowds” Self Portrait: A genre of art in which the artist depicts his or her self-image. Most often composed in paintings or photographs, artists have used both photorealist and expressionist styles to...

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