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Local Lens: 2021 photography competition

Local Lens: 2021 photography competition - FAQs

When can I enter the competition? 

Entries open at 8am, Monday 9 August and close at 4pm Friday 1 October 2021.

Are there competition terms and conditions?

Yes, all entrants must read and accept the City of Wanneroo 2021 Local Lens photography competition terms and conditions to be eligible.

Is there a fee and who can enter? 

There is no fee to enter the competition and anyone can enter! Everyone from professional photographers to amateur hobbyists are encouraged to get involved. 

Do I have to live in the City of Wanneroo? 

No, entrants do not have to be a resident of the City of Wanneroo. However, the photographs do need to be taken within the City of Wanneroo and must include a description stating the location where the photo was taken.

What are the judges looking for? 

  • The theme of this year’s competition is 'Our City, Our Future’. Entrants are encouraged to put their unique spin on this theme; what does the future of our City mean to you? How does our future intersect with our City’s rich heritage or environment?
  • Images that are uniquely and identifiably ‘Wanneroo’ and capture the local environment and lifestyle across a range of experiences including our community, nature, history, outback, adventure, beach and local produce.  
  • Creativity, something eye-catching or that something special.
  • A technically good image (light, focus, composition etc.) 

How many photos can I submit? 

Entrants can submit as many photos as they like using the online form (one form per entry).

While entrants may submit as many photographs as they wish, only one entry per entrant will be shortlisted and subsequently included in the calendar.

Can I submit a photo with people in it? 

Yes, however if the entry contains people, each person must sign the model release form which is to be uploaded with your submissin. 

Do I need to submit a model release form? 

If your photograph contains people and is shortlisted as a finalist then you will need to submit a model release form for each person in the photo. If the person is under the age of 18 a parent or guardian is required to sign the model release form on their behalf. 

What are the prizes? 

Winning entrants will have one (1) of their submitted photographs featured and credited in the City of Wanneroo’s 2022 community calendar.

When will I hear if I have won? 

The judging process will take place during October 2021 and winners will be informed by email or phone soon after.