General Rules

  1. The photographic competition is open to all Australian citizens or residents who are amateur photographers.
    For the purpose of this competition, a professional photographer is defined as a full member of the AIPP or one who earns the majority of their income from photography.

  2. All elements of an image need to be photographic in origin and captured/created by the author,
    including all developing/post production, within the 12-month period before the closing date for

  3. Images entered, regardless of category, must have been taken on different occasions and/or of a
    different subject matter, as the intent of our competitions is to showcase unique, contentdiverse
    If two images are considered to be of the same subject, we will attempt to contact the
    photographer to discuss this, but if contact cannot be made before the closing date of the
    competition, the first received will be retained and the other/s disqualified.

  4. Images previously entered into ANY other  Competition other than Club Level cannot be entered. Rule 3 will be
    applied to similar images entered in previous competitions.

  5. Images cannot be watermarked or logo embedded.
  6. The image must not reflect any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would
    be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law either of
    the Jurisdiction or any other country whose laws may apply to the entry (Evidence of licenses,
    permits, model release forms etc, must be provided on request or your image may be

  7. Copyright remains with the entrant but the entrant agrees that the WAPF may have limited
    license to use any entered image for WAPF promotional purposes, either online or in print. If
    used, the photographer will be credited, though, no logos or watermarks will be applied.

  8. Entries that may not comply to the rules or topic will be considered by the Competition
    Coordinator and/or Review Committee before they are disqualified.

  9. Judges and Review Committee decisions will be final, no correspondence or discussion will be
    entered into.

  10. There will be no refund of entry fees for entries deemed to be ineligible and disqualified.

  11. All Prizes must be taken as offered.

  12. Entrants Must Agree that
    By entering the Competition, I acknowledge that I have read and understand the rules of this
    competition and I warrant that:
    • My entry is my own original work;
    • All details provided with the entry are true and accurate;
    • I have all necessary rights and authorities to grant WAPF the rights to use my images as
    outlined in the Conditions of Entry;
    • Use of the entry by WAPF, in accordance with the Conditions of Entry, will not infringe
    the rights of any third party;
    • My entry does not breach ANY law, including but not limited to laws relating to use of
    drones, minors and photographing people in public places.

  13. Files must contain full EXIF data so that the date of capture can be confirmed.

  14.   File Specifications Digital Images

    1. Images to be sized no more than 1920 pixels wide AND no more than 1080 pixels high
    2. Resolution is 72 (ppi)
    3. The colour space for all entries to be adobe RGB
    4. The file format is to be JPEG
    5. The image files must be correctly labelled in line with the individual competition requirements, but must include, Entrant’s first name and surname (in that order), plus the image title Each word is to be separated by an underscore eg Joe_Bloggs_Life_is_Like_That
  15. Only entries uploaded and submitted via the In My View online entry form will be accepted.
  16. High Resolution Files are to be provided, on request, for images shortlisted as finalis

Rules Specific to In My View

  1. Date Range, All images entered must have been taken  after May 31st 2017
  2. There is  no limit to the number images that can be entered, however, a photography finalist will only have a single image awarded regardless of the number of entries.
  3. Image files must be submitted in the .jpg (jpeg) format with an adobeRGB colour space.
  4. Entrants who are advised that their photograph is  short listed as a finalist or a reserve, must supply to the competition organisers, within 14 days, a high-resolution image of 300 ppi with a minimum of 3600 pixels on the long  edge using adobe rgb colour space, it is recommended that this image be prepared in advance. adobe rgb is required by the book publisher for consistancy of colour.