- Youth – Under 18s only
- Open – Colour
- Open – Monochrome
All Images are to be photographed in the specified region (see region map) between 1 August 2018 & (now extended) 7 September. Mandmade objects and people are permitted in “Landscape” Images provided they are not the main subject of the image.
A mandatory image, being a photograph of the “Notice” displayed in the Ocean Beach Hotel, is to be submitted in a “Proof of Attendance to the Region” section by EVERY entrant…..Be creative!!! There will be a prize for the best Mandatory Image!!! (see this mandatory photo example)
- Each entrant can enter 2 images in each section. Entry fee is $10 per section.
- There is no charge for the Youth section.
- Each entered image must be a JPEG image with a width of no more than 1920 pixels and height of 1200 pixels. The file size should be less than 2 megaabytes
- There should be no added text or watermarks on the entered image which would indicate who the author is.
- The top images (maximum of 40) will be printed for display at the Ocean Beach Hotel at no additional cost to the entrant, however a larger file size of the image may be requested.
- There will be 5 places in each category, plus Highly Commendeds as deemed appropriate.
- The Sponsors Ocean Beach Hotel & EPSON will both choose a winner from the overall top images (maximum 40), and an “Associations Choice” which will be chosen from all the images entered.
- Entrants must be registered with EPSON in order to be eligible for the EPSON’s Choice prize. Register here HERE.
- A People’s Choice award will be voted on during the Exhibition Weekend via Facebook, Voting will close at 1pm on 1 October, with the award being presented on the Presentation Day.
- Total Prizes worth over $4,000.00.
- The competition is now open and entries close midnight 7 September 2018.
- All entry fees must be paid by credit card or Paypal through the Paypal link provided.