Download this year's Competition Themes, print in Landscape format
Download The Aperture Group's Competition Rules
To start off this year's monthly competitions, show us your image/s that depict the Australian Lifestyle in your eyes.
Digitals due in on the 11th of January 2022 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Competition night is the 18th of January 2022
Leave Your Hat On Portrait
What is your interpretation of a Portrait that runs with the theme "Leave your Hat on".
Be as creative as you wish. We will be really looking forward to seeing your entries.
Remember you can enter digital image and/or printed images.
Digitals due in on the 25th of January 2022 Email: email@example.com
Competition night is on Tuesday 1st February 2022
There are many genres of photography that can include Negative Space.
Show us your best piece of breathing room in picture.
Digitals due in on the 23rd of February Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Competition night is 2nd March
Something Small - will you show us an image of something small looking huge, or something gigantic looking small in its environment? Hmmmm. Or maybe something small looking small!
We look forward to seeing your interpretation of this month's theme.
Digitals due in on the 29th March 2022 Email: email@example.com
Competition night is 5th of April 2022
You may or may not need to do a bit of pre-planning, and arrange to go out with a friend or two to come up with your "Night Shot" for this month's theme. Surprise us with what ends up being your favourite Night shot.
Digitals due in on the 31st May 2022 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Competition night is the 7th June 2022
An interesting theme. Show our judge and members your interpretation of Decay.
As always you can enter in print or digital.
Digitals due in on the 28th June 2022 Email: email@example.com
Competition night is 5th July 2022
Head out and find some Reflections you can capture beautifully in camera that you feel would be nice to enter in our friendly monthly comp. Remember every image can be a learning curve, so don't be afraid to enter and then reflect when you hear the judge's feedback. See what I did there?
Digitals due in on the 26th July 2022 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Competition night is on the 2nd August 2022
A Toy Story
Time to get very creative for September's "A Toy Story" theme. I'm sure everyone will enjoy seeing this month's entries. What can you come up with?
Definitely a "To infinity and beyond" theme...the possibilities are endless.
Digitals due in on the 30th August 2022 Email: email@example.com
Competition night is the 6th September 2022
Be a sport and show us your most amazing Sport image.
Think of all the considerations that contribute to making a great image - composition, focus point, shutter speed, lighting, action....everything together with a sporting event capture that tells us a story.
Digitals due in on the 27th September 2022 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Competition night is the 4th October 2022
This theme is sure to create some laughs.
Show us your interpretation of Humour in an image that will catch the judge's eye and emotions.
Digitals due in on the 25th October 2022 Email: email@example.com
Competition night is 1st November 2022
Annual Awards Night and Christmas Party
Each financial member can submit 2 x digital entries and 2 x print entries providing that they have been entered in any of the 2022 competitions.
The images cannot have been altered in any way.
Both prints and digitals need to be submitted to the Competition Director by 15th of November 2022. Email address for digital competitions is: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is to give us time to let the judge award our Print and Digital Image of the Year, and to get our awards engraved.