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Photo competition

Amateur photographers from far and wide are being encouraged to get snapping in the western region and enter the 2017 Life and Light Photo Competition with a total of $3,900 in prize money up for grabs.

Now in its 19th year, the photo competition represents a fantastic opportunity for photographers of all abilities to capture the beauty, diversity and uniqueness of the western region, the people and flora and fauna.

2017 theme: Healthy Landscapes - Healthy Food

The theme for this year’s competition, “healthy landscapes - healthy food”, ties in with the theme of the Western Landcare Forum that will be held in early August.

This year, all photos must be submitted through the Life and Light website, which also has all the information, frequently asked questions, entry rules and more information about the competition.

Categories to enter:

  • open colour
  • secondary colour
  • primary colour
  • open black and white
  • secondary black and white
  • primary black and white
  • digitally enhanced
  • people's choice (all photographs automatically enter this category).

For more information on the competition, contact Local Landcare Coordinator, Henry Gregory on 0427 861 816 or via email.

Image: 'Cobar Sunsets & Working Dogs', Emma Crameri, Winner of the People's Choice Award 2016

Current winners

View the 2016 winning photographs

Previous winners

View the 2015 winning photographs

View the 2014 winning photographs

View the 2013 winning photographs