Local Heroes Photo Competition

Local hero photo comp

Who is your local hero? If they live, work or volunteer in Corangamite Shire, enter your image of them in Council’s 2021 calendar competition.

Images must be:

  • landscape orientation
  • in colour or black and white
  • saved as a high quality jpeg between 1 MB and 8 MB
  • A quality digital photo must be supplied for other artwork types. A professional photographic copy will be taken of non-photo works if the image is shortlisted.

Entries are now open and close Sunday 1 November.

Conditions of entry

General

  1.  This competition is open to Corangamite Shire residents of all ages.
  2. The competition is open to professional photographers, amateurs and enthusiasts.
  3. Entry is free. Multiple entries are accepted.
  4. The 2021 Calendar theme is ‘Local Heroes’. This theme is open to interpretation - Who inspires you? Why?
  5. Entries may be used in other Corangamite Shire publications in 2021. By submitting an entry, you give permission for Corangamite Shire to use the photo during 2021.

How to Enter

  1. Entrants must follow the instructions provided online.
  2. Photographs must be landscape orientation. A quality digital photo must be supplied for other artwork types. A professional photographic copy will be taken of non-photo works if the image is shortlisted.
  3. Images must be saved as a high-quality jpeg. Larger than 1MB. Must not exceed 8MB.
  4. Photographs can be colour or black and white.
  5. Entrants must submit their photos online via the entry form below.
  6. The subject of the photo must live, work or volunteer in Corangamite Shire.

Judging 

  1. A panel of four (Corangamite Shire Chief Executive, Mayor, Youth Mayor and Communications Coordinator) will select final 13 photos from photographs shortlisted by the Communications Coordinator.
  2. Photos will be judged based on the quality of the photograph and balanced representation from across the Shire, not the perceived popularity of the subject. This competition is not a popularity contest.
  3. The panel’s decision is final.
  4. The final 13 photos will appear in the 2021 Corangamite Calendar.
  5. The 2021 Calendar will be distributed to every Corangamite Shire household in December 2020. 
  6. Winners will receive a small gift and some calendars.