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Entries for the 2023 Photographic Awards, presented by the City of Subiaco, are open to all photographers in the Perth metropolitan area aged six (6) years and over. Metropolitan area is defined as having a residential postcode including and between 6000 – 6199.
Entries open: Monday 13 February 2023
Entries close: 4pm, Wednesday 15 March 2023
If you have any questions about the awards please read the information below or contact the City at firstname.lastname@example.org or 9237 9222.
Photographs can be entered into one of three categories: Subiaco, Mobile or Open:
Entries for the Subiaco category must have been taken within local government area of the City of Subiaco. This includes the following areas:
· parts of Shenton Park
Note: Submissions in this category that do not meet the entry requirements outlined above will be placed in the Open category. This may be done without consultation with the photographer.
The Mobile category has been introduced to embrace the growing world of phone cameras and mobile phone photography and is open to any photograph taken with a camera phone.
The Open category has no entry restrictions. It is open to any photograph that does not meet the requirements of the Subiaco or Mobile phone categories.
Photographers can submit three (3) photographs into the awards. These can be entered into the same category or different categories. The same photograph cannot be entered into two categories.
Total prize pool of over $4,500 in cash and prizes
Subiaco Category Prize: $1000
o All Subiaco Category finalists are eligible.
Open Category Prize: $700
o All Open Category finalists are eligible.
Mobile Category Prize: $700
o All Mobile Category finalists are eligible.
Grand Prize: $1,500
o Finalists across all categories (Subiaco, Open, Mobile) are also eligible for the Grand Prize.
Subiaco Resident’s Prize: $400
o Finalists across all categories (Subiaco, Open, Mobile) who reside within the City of Subiaco will also be eligible for the Subiaco Resident’s Prize.
Youth Prize (ages 12 to 17 years): $250
o Finalists across all categories (Subiaco, Open, Mobile) aged between 12 and 17 are also eligible for the Youth Prize.
Kid’s Prize (ages 6 to 11): A book and photographs prize pack valued at $150
o Finalists across all categories (Subiaco, Open, Mobile) who are between 6 and 11 are also eligible for the Kid’s Prize.
People’s Choice Award: $100
o All finalists’ images will be displayed at the Subiaco Library during the month of May 2022. All visitors will be invited to vote on the People’s Choice Award. The winner will be the image with the most votes.
Entries for the 2023 Photographic Awards are now closed.
For future submissions:
Before uploading your entry, please ensue you have read and understood the conditions of entry, editing and optimisation of photographs and eligibility information below. Please also ensure your photograph is the correct size and named as per the correct format below.
Entries must be uploaded in line with the below file name format:
· your first and last name (i.e. John Smith) - underscore -
· photograph title (i.e. Silent Night) – underscore –
· category identification (Open or Subiaco or Mobile) (i.e. Mobile) – underscore -
· if applicable, youth (ages 12 to 18) or kid (ages 6 to 12). (i.e. youth) – underscore –
Example: John Smith_Silent Night_Mobile_youth
Please note: This is for the ‘file’ you upload, not the title you enter on the entry form.
Note: It is not advisable to leave your submission until the closing date, as the system can get congested and you may not be able to upload your entries before the deadline.
All entries must be submitted using the online entry form. Hard copy and other digital formatted entries will not be accepted.
If you have any questions, experience any difficulties uploading your entry or you do not have access to a computer, please contact the City on 9237 9222 or email email@example.com and we will assist you in completing your entry.
The judging panel consists of industry and educational representatives from around Western Australia. The judging panel will select the finalists for the exhibition, and determine the winners and highly commended entries when the exhibition has been installed. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence of results will be entered into.
For information about what the judges are looking for please read through the judging criteria document. (PDF 232KB).
When: - Monday 1 May to Sunday 4 June
Where: Subiaco Library, 237 Rokeby Road, Subiaco
Due to the large number of high quality entries received each year, only the finalists, as selected by the judges, will be invited to submit their image for display as part of the exhibition.
Finalists will be notified via email by Thursday 7 April and requested to place a high resolution copy of their image into Dropbox by Thursday 13 April. Dropbox is free of charge and the City will provide instructions on how to access the site. The City will then print, mount and take all artworks to the Subiaco Library for the exhibition. At the completion of the exhibition finalists will be asked to collect their work. Any works that are not collected by the end of this year will become the property of the City of Subiaco.
The award presentation ceremony will take place in May at the Subiaco Library. All finalists with one guest will be invited to attend this event for the announcement of the winners.
All care is taken in exhibiting the works of finalists, but the City takes no responsibility for any damage that may inadvertently occur to prints. Insurance is the responsibility of the photographer.
Entries in the 2023 Photographic Awards may be used for future promotion of the awards and by the City of Subiaco in City publications. All finalists’ images will be kept on file and may be displayed around the City. The images will also be kept in the City’s historical photographic collection. The title and photographers name will be acknowledged where possible, and the photographer will retain copyright.
Canvassing of City councillors, staff or awards judges will result in disqualification from the awards and a possible lifetime ban from the City of Subiaco Photographic Awards.