We are searching for the South Coast’s top amateur photographer. We want to find the best photograph taken during autumn from the region.
You can shoot your pictures with anything from a Box Brownie to an iPhone.
First prize: The winner will receive a $150 EFTPOS gift card. Their photo will become the Facebook cover photo for a month at the newspaper closest to their town.
People’s choice: The winner chosen by the public from a selection of 24 finalists will receive a $100 Eftpos gift card.
Entrants must reside on the Far South Coast, South Coast and Kiama areas. Their main source of income can't be derived from photography. By entering, a person is stating the photograph was taken by them and that they own the copyright.
The photographer gives Fairfax and the associated mastheads permission to publish their submitted photographs in any form, including print, online, book, calendar or exhibition. The photographer retains the copyright. Photos must either be taken in the region, or feature people from the region.
Email a maximum of five photographs as JPEG attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos must be a minimum of 500KB and a maximum of 2MB. Fairfax reserves the right to crop the photograph. Write your name and South Coast Photo Prize in the subject field, and include your, address, phone number, photo title, a brief description of the image and the date and location it was taken in the email.
The judges will include senior Fairfax photographers.
South Coast mastheads will publish selected entries in the South Coast Photography Prize in print and/or online. The autumn round of the competition closes at 5pm on May 31, 2017.