Clarence Valley InFocus Competition 2017|2018

In Focus

The Clarence Valley InFocus photo competition is on again. Show us a Contemporary Clarence Valley through your camera lens.

Clarence Valley Council is proud to present the Clarence Valley InFocus Photography Competition. This year’s theme is ‘Contemporary Clarence’.

We know the Clarence Valley has a wonderfully rich history but how does that relate to our modern day lifestyle?

Where do you find the gems in present-day life in the Clarence Valley?

The 2017/18 InFocus competition theme ‘Contemporary Clarence’ will celebrate all the wonderful things about the modern Clarence Valley.

Submit up to three photos before 10 January 2018 to be part of our Clarence Valley InFocus competition and exhibition.

  • Submit your photos that represent our 2017/18 theme "Contemporary Clarence".
  • Entries are judged on creativity, originality and in accordance to the theme.
  • Entry is free
  • Total prize pool of $2000

We are looking for creative interpretations of ‘Contemporary Clarence’, with four categories to enter and five 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 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 plunge festival guide.

Grab a camera and start looking at the Clarence Valley through a contemporary viewpoint.

Competition closes: 10 January 2018

Exhibition dates: 29 March-6 May 2018

All entries must be submitted by no later than 5pm on Wednesday 10 January 2018.

Each entrant may submit up to three (3) photos only. Each entry must identify the correct category as detailed above.

Click here to read the competition Artist Brief

Click here to read the competition Terms and Conditions.

Clarence Valley InFocus Competition 2017|2018 Entry Form

Please submit a photo or graphic to be used in the Clarence Valley in Focus competition and exhibition. ONLY PSD, TIFF & JPG files permitted. Min File size 1.5mb - Max. file size 10MB

CHECKLIST (each box must be ticked to be considered as a valid entry).

Please note: You will receive a notification of submission on this screen once you have submitted.

If you do not receive this notification, please check all details are correct including image size. If you need any further assistance, please call 02 6642 0956 or email

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