InFocus Photographic Competition

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From the river to the sea, we invite you to show us the Clarence through your camera lens for a chance to win $500 and have your photos published in the Plunge festival program.

This theme of this year's competition and exhibition is “Our Identity, Our Clarence Valley”.  What are the people and places that make our region unique?

Categories and prizes

Enter for free and you'll have a chance to win a share of the total prize pool of $2200.

There are 4 categories and 5 prizes up for grabs:

  • Mobile - Photo taken with a mobile device or smart phone - $500 prize

  • Compact - Photo taken with a compact/point and shoot camera, Drone or GoPro - $500 prize

  • Digital/SLR - Photo taken with a Digital SLR/SLR/TLR camera - $500 prize

  • Youth -  Photo taken by a person younger than 25 years using any camera - $200 prize

An additional $500 prize will be awarded to a fifth photo selected from all entries submitted for the cover of the 2022 Plunge Art & Culture festival guide.  

All entries will be judged on creativity, originality and in accordance to the theme. 

Enter your photo now


Each entrant may submit up to 3 photos in separate entries, and each entry must identify the correct category as detailed above. 

Competition closes: 5pm, 5 January 2023
Exhibition dates: 27 March - 30 April 2023