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Photographic competition

Friends of the Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden, in partnership with the Eurobodalla Shire Council invite photographers to enter this annual competition.

All entrants have a chance to win cash prizes and have their images selected for exhibition and inclusion in the Botanic Garden Calendar.

  • Entry to the competition is free.
  • Images must be taken in the garden during the last 12 months.

Entries are now closed

Entries closed: Sunday 3 October 2021, 4pm

Sections and prizes

The competition will award an overall prize in the junior section (under 18) and the senior section. The public will have the opportunity to vote on their favourite image, which will win the People’s Choice Award.

To aid in the bushfire recovery of the botanic garden all images included in the 2021 exhibition will be available for sale to the public.

  • Senior Section overall winner will receive $500 for best in exhibit.
    • $100 prizes may be awarded for First Place in Each Category.
  • Junior Section overall winner will receive $300 for best in exhibit.
    • $100 prizes may be awarded for First Place in Each Category.
  • People’s Choice Award winner will receive $250

Categories

  1. Life in the Garden
  2. Up Close and Personal
  3. Recovery and Regeneration

Rules and conditions of entry

To be eligible for exhibition and judging all entries must comply with the following rules and conditions:

  1. A maximum of 6 high resolution entries overall, they can be in one or over all the Categories.
  2. Entries can be Portrait or Landscape
  3. No printed images are required.
  4. All Images are to have been taken over the last 12 months and within the Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden
  5. Entries submitted to previous ERBG Photographic competitions are not eligible for entry
  6. All entrants must sign the ERBG Photo Consent form
  7. Competition organisers reserve the right to refuse any entry or move an entry to another category
  8. The decision of the Judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  9. Should the entries in any category fall below the standard required by organisers and judges, the organisers reserve the right not to award prizes.
  10. Competition organisers will limit the number of entries exhibited.
  11. Competition organisers reserve the right to select the final entries for the 2022 Botanic Garden Calendar
  12. Competition organisers will select, print and mount in A3 all entries eligible for exhibition. All exhibited prints will remain the property of ERBG.
  13. A condition of entry is that submission of images gives automatic consent to the ERBG to use those images for exhibition, advertising or fundraising purposes.