Photographic Categories for 2020

 1. City of Kalamunda – theme is Altered Image

Explore the suburbs [Bickley; Canning Mills; Carmel; Forrestfield; Gooseberry Hill; Hacketts Gully; High Wycombe; Kalamunda; Lesmurdie; Maida Vale; Paulls Valley; Pickering Brook; Piesse Brook; Wattle Grove] within the City of Kalamunda, and  capture an image that highlights the City of Kalamunda. The image can be altered/manipulated to help express the creators message, if a composite image is entered all elements within the composite must be the creators own work and the creator may be asked to provide proof of image ownership.

Images can be either colour or monochrome. Monochromatic images must be toned with a SINGLE hue, or Black and White; for colour, must have 2 or more colours.

2. Macro

Highlight the smaller world around us, using techniques of depth of filed, lighting and composition. Images must be the photographers own work and composite images are not acceptable.

Images can be either colour or monochrome. Monochromatic images must be toned with a SINGLE hue, or Black and White; for colour, must have 2 or more colours.

3. Scapes (Land, Sea, Urban)

Applying the principles of landscape photography to other environments. Urban or city scapes for example, treat buildings and other features as graphical elements the same way as mountains or trees would be in a traditional landscape composition.

Images must be the photographers own work and composite images are not acceptable.

Drone/aerial photography is permitted and must comply with CASA requirements. Drone log files or any required permits may be requested. Images can be either colour or monochrome. Monochromatic images must be toned with a SINGLE hue, or Black and White; for colour, must have 2 or more colours.

4. Animals/Bird (Wild or Domestic)

Capture our furry, feathered, or scaled friends in their environment, subjects can be domestic or wild with attention paid to the subject and not its surroundings.

Images must be the photographers own work and composite images are not acceptable.

Images can be either colour or monochrome. Monochromatic images must be toned with a SINGLE hue, or Black and White; for colour, must have 2 or more colours.

5. Pictorial (Open)

Any subject that is treated pictorially, embodying the elements of good design, composition, which reflects the personal interpretation of the photographer.

The choice of subject is at the Photographers discretion. There is free interpretation of fine art photography. Show your technical expertise in capturing the image and creativity in the digital darkroom. ALL elements of the image are to be photographic and captured by the photographer.

Images must be the photographers own work and composite images are acceptable. If a composite image is entered all elements within the composite must be the creators own work and the creator may be asked to provide proof of image ownership.

Images can be either colour or monochrome. Monochromatic images must be toned with a SINGLE hue, or Black and White; for colour, must have 2 or more colours.