Competitions

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Australian Lifestyle

January

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

Competition night is the 18th of January 2022

Leave Your Hat On Portrait

February

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

​Competition night is on Tuesday 1st February 2022

Negative Space

March

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

Competition night is 2nd March

Something Small

April

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

Competition night is 5th of April 2022

Bokeh

May

Bokeh is awesome.  Show us some bokehlicious!

Digitals due in on the 26th  April 2022                              Email:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

Competition night is 3rd May 2022

Night Shot

June

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

Competition night is the 7th June 2022

Decay

July

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

Competition night is 5th July 2022

Reflections

August

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

Competition night is on the 2nd August 2022

A Toy Story

September

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

Competition night is the 6th September 2022

Sport

October

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

Competition night is the 4th October 2022

Humour

November

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

Competition night is 1st November 2022

Annual Awards Night and Christmas Party

December

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:  tagcompetitions@gmail.com

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.