Competition Tag

Get busy. The window of opportunity is about to shoot up and let you climb into a good thing. The Fremantle International Portrait Prize. Every two years the FIPP organises an on-line competition for portraiture. They receive entries, accompanied by a small fee, from all over the world and consider them in the light of several categories of work. Professional and careful judging, I might add - Judges who are prominent in the profession and knew what they are seeing. There is a long list of possible winners published to keep interest up...

I am writing this under duress. Normally I do not approach the subject of fishing as it is the source of many painful memories*. But the Code Of The Hack Writers is firm on the point; you must tell the story no matter what it costs.Camera Electronics is sponsoring a grand prize for a picture of the Catch of the Day as adjudged by Red FM. They are a commercial from that apparently has more wireless stations in the Northwest than the USN. And they are running a Catch of the Day competition at the following web address:http://www.redfm.com.au/index.php/competitionsThere is an easy-enter form there and a method of sending them a picture of your piscine success.The prizes are fishing-related as well -  a number of Shimano lures and the grand prize of a GoPro from us. Do give it a try.* All right, if you insist. It was during the Canadian salmon run. We were constructing a dam in Alberta that had a diversion channel on a river and a number of salmon ladders built into it. The local Mounties gave...

The difference between a self-portrait and a selfie can be far more than the equipment that is used for the image - and far more than the location or occasion. It can be the difference between a portrayal and a betrayal.We are beset or blessed by social media - Facebook, Twitter, Flicker, Blatt, Squeal, Overshare, and Timewastr. We all need photos of ourselves to put on the top or the bottom of the page - or, in the case of one of my FB friends...

Did goe to the Mandurah Camera Club laste night and was greatley entertained.Any club that meets in a bistro with a bar and snacks is doing it right. This was the Mandurah Bowling club - new premises - and it has the advantage of being easy to find, easy to park, and serviced by a freeway.Photographers are a funny lot. Sometimes funny haha and sometime funny hmmm. The Mandurah CC are funny fun - their photos were good and their welcome was warm. And there was a large roll-up...

Recently Warwick and Justin from Fujifilm Australia came to see us here at Shoot Photography Workshops and held a splendid photo walk - you'll see an album of the pictures that the participants made on out Facebook page.Well it was a good day in the sun and there are three winners of the competition for the walk. Here's their images repeated:Second runner-up has won a $ 50 gift voucher from Camera Electronic - Nola Sumner with her image entitled " Bowls".First runner-up will get a $ 100 gift voucher from Camera Electronic. This goes to Ray Ross for " Tucker Time".Grand Prize is rather splendid - a red-bodied Fujifilm X-A1 with a silver XC 16-50mm f:3.5-5.6 OIS Fujinon lens. A world of art in a small package.This has been won with an image entitled " 2" by...

Number One.There is an exhibition currently on show at the Linton & Kay Galleries - 299 Railway Road, Subiaco and there is to be an especial artist talk connected with it.On Saturday, 22nd August at 2:30 PM, Tony Hewitt will be speaking to his works.This is proudly sponsored by Fitzgerald Photo Laboratory - Renowned fine art photographer Mr. Tony Hewitt concentrates on images that are both literal and abstract interpretations of the relatively thin boundary separating land from deep water, and the way that man interacts within these regions of both natural and constructed landscapes. A 'Grand Master of Photography' of the prestigious Australian Institute of Professional Photography, he was named Professional Photographer of the Year for 2013. Mr. Hewitt has exhibited extensively both within Australia and abroad.Here is a link to their site.Number Two.The 2105 Perth Heritage Days photographic competition has prestigious sponsors and valuable prizes.The sponsors include Leica Australia, Fitzgerald Photo laboratory, Camera Electronic, and Heritage Perth.The prizes will be a Leica camera and a $450 printing voucher from Fitzgerald's. There will be a Judges Prize and a People's...

Well, here's a bit of good news for one of the people who attended the PhotoLive 2015 day at the Novotel Langley. The door prize is theirs.It will be delivered later this week as soon as they can get it onto a low-loader with a HIAB. Those doors at the Langley are heavy! It's going to be cold and breezy in the lobby until summer  but at least the prize-winner will have a fine new portal for his house. Hope it's a big house...