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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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Focus Awards 2016 – Now Open

Focus Awards 2016 Competition ENTRIES NOW OPEN The Focus Seascape and Landscape Photography Incorporated Photo Competition (‘Focus Awards 2016’) is on again. Have your photographs professionally judged, scored and commented on. Show us your most compelling photographs and you could win a Bronze, Silver or Gold award plus you are in with a chance of […]

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June 2016 Competition

We have another great Focus competition for June. This time the theme is BLACK & WHITE. The prize is $400, to be spent with the winner’s choice of any Focus sponsor, very generously donated by Steve Arnold of Steve Arnold Photography. (Thank you so much Steve!). Our judge this month is Douwe Dijkstra (aka […]

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March 2016 Competition

Focus is pleased to present the our March 2016 competition in association with Spectrum Camera House Brookvale and Lowepro The Focus March 2016 competition is open to all members of our Focus Facebook and Flickr groups residing in Australia. The Focus committee and our Judge for this month, Olga Baldock, look forward to seeing the great images entered into this month’s competition. […]

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December monthly competition

Focus is pleased to present the next of our monthly competitions in association with Graeme Gordon who has kindly donated the prize of a Peter Eastway Masterclass DVD for the winner. We have a special panel of judges for this competition, each a category winner in the FOCUS 2015 Awards: Luke Tscharke – Photographer of […]

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Focus Awards 2014 Landscape by Olga

Focus Awards Entries Closed

Entries have now CLOSED for the Focus Awards 2015 You have been all waiting all year for this moment. Enter images into one of 7 categories and there’s an opportunity to enter images into Photograph of the Year/Opens. Your image must have been captured between Oct 1 2014 and September 30th 2015.   Cost : […]

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July Competition Top 20

Spectrum Camera House Brookvale sponsored the second of the Focus bi-monthly competitions (the July competition). A big thanks to Aris and his team for providing the $500 gift voucher. Again, the images entered were simply outstanding, and we had over 200 entries for July’s theme which was Black and White. We would like to share […]

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Photography Competitions

There are many mechanisms and ways to track your improvement in your photography. Many of us post our images, ask for critique, or engage in portfolio reviews. One other way is to enter photography competitions. Below are a list of photography competitions with a plethora of categories. There are a few competitions that actually provide […]

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Grant Galbraity

Focus July Competition

Focus is pleased to present the next of our monthly competitions in association with Spectrum Camera House Brookvale. The Focus July competition is open to all members of our Focus Flickr and Facebook groups residing in Australia. The Focus committee and our sponsor look forward to seeing a number of great images entered into this […]

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