Calling amateur wildlife photographers

Showcase your creative talent and skills behind the camera in Otago Museum’s 19th annual Otago Wildlife Photography Competition.

The 19th annual Otago Wildlife Photography Competition opened for entries on Monday, November 13, 2017. Open to all amateur photographers and videographers living in Otago, the 2018 competition is once again open for submissions across Animal, Plant, Human Impact on the Environment, Pets, and Night Skies photo categories, as well as the Wildlife in Action video category.

An excellent example of wildlife photography by local photographer Craig McKenzie.
An excellent example of wildlife photography by local photographer Craig McKenzie.

Supported by Jonathan’s Photo Warehouse, Canon, and the Otago Daily Times, the competition is a stage on which to showcase your creative talent behind the lens as you explore the natural world. The overall photography winner will receive a Canon EOS 750D Super Kit, worth over $1700, with the individual photography category winners and highly commended entries being awarded vouchers from Jonathan’s Photo Warehouse. The video category winner will receive a GoPro camera.

The 2018 Otago Wildlife Photography Competition closes at noon on Friday, February 23, 2018. The museum will run a number of associated programmes and events, including photography field-trips and how-to sessions. Winning and highly commended photographs will be chosen by a panel of expert judges and announced at the exhibition opening and prizegiving on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

The entry form, specifications, and terms and conditions can be found on the Otago Museum website at www.otagomuseum.nz/owpc

 

 

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