Archive | Competitions

Creative Critique – or how I learned to stop worrying and start tearing my work apart

In this guest blog post, Focus member Evan Morgans shares his thoughts on creative or constructive criticism, how to deal with it and embrace it in order to progress your photography. “Creative criticism.” Oh does that phrase strike fear into my heart, and I’ll bet I’m not alone. With entries now open for the 2017 Focus […]

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How to resize images for the Focus Awards 2017 – Lightroom Edition

Entries for the 2017 Focus Awards are now open, which means it’s time to start preparing your entries! In this tutorial, Focus Member and AIPP Professional Philip Norman has kindly detailed how to export your competition images from Lightroom. If you are looking to export your images for competition from Photoshop, click here.  Watch the […]

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FOCUS Awards 2017 – Tips

The tips below are meant to assist entrants to get prepared, in the lead up to the Focus Awards 2017. Please note that the most up to date version of the rules / terms & conditions are maintained on the competition website: http://comp.focusphotographers.org In the event of any changes, updates or discrepancies the rules on the competition […]

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Focus Awards Night Dinner 2017

Tickets Now On Sale! Tickets for the 2017 Focus Awards Night Dinner are now on sale at $65 per person. Enjoy a three-course meal while the 2017 Focus Awards winners are announced and fabulous prizes presented. It’s a great night out for the Focus family, and your friends and family are very welcome too. Saturday […]

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Winner of The Focus June 2017 ‘Sunrise/Sunset’ Competition

Brian Bornstein is the winner of the Focus June 2017 ‘Sunrise / Sunset’ competition, sponsored by Mainline Photographics.  He will receive the amazing new Wine Country Advanced Filter Holder system, valued at $598. The June 2017 ‘Sunrise/Sunset’ competition attracted 303 entries from Focus Members across Australia. The winning image merited a score of 87/100 across […]

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Winner of the FOCUS May 2017 ‘Urban Landscape’ Competition

GRANT GALBRAITH is the winner of the Focus May 2017 ‘Urban Landscape’ competition, co-sponsored by Sony Australia and Spectrum Camera House, Brookvale. He will receive a $500 voucher to be spent on any items in store at Spectrum Camera House. The May 2017 ‘Urban Landscape’ competition attracted 309 entries from Focus Members across Australia. The winning […]

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FOCUS Awards 2017

The annual Focus Awards is one of the most popular amateur photography competitions in Australia. In 2016 it attracted 1,800 entries and a total prize pool valued at over $28,000. There are two competitions run in parallel; The Amateur Awards and the Open Competition. The Amateur Awards are open to amateur photographers resident in Australia […]

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