Chief Steward: Allyson Gardener Phone: 0438 913328
Assistant Steward: Brooke Taylor
The Photography Section express purpose is for all persons to participate and compete on an even
amateur level, therefore “professional” photographers (ABN holder, person receiving a
commission/reward for photos) are encouraged not to enter.
All entries are to be the original work of the exhibitor, must be a single image from an original camera capture and all copyright laws must be complied with.
Each entry may only be entered in one class – no duplicate or cropped copies.
All entries are to be permanently mounted on plain or coloured board of reasonable stiffness and have at least a 1cm (0.5in) border for display with a maximum size of ½ A4 sheet.
Owner’ name is not to be visible when viewing entry as displayed. Entrant details - name and postal address, are to be printed in neat and legible block letters on the back of the entry.
Name of location and details (building/monument/feature/scene/event) are to be placed on front of entry in class 3 and are to be neat and legible.
Framed entries will not be accepted.
Entries lodged by post are to be submitted with a stamped self-addressed envelope for their return together with any respective prize monies.
Entries must be received by 3pm on Tuesday 14 March 2023 at the Show Secretary’s Office Oakey Showgrounds. Entries may be collected after 4pm on Saturday 18 March 2023. Entries not collected by 5pm Saturday 18 March 2023, will no longer remain the responsibility of the Show Society.
All entries that are non-compliant to the above will not be eligible for judging.
Unlabelled photos in class 3 will not be eligible for judging.
Winning entries from previous years are not eligible for judging.
Chief Steward reserves the right to re-classify entries prior to judging
Entry Fee: 60c per photo. Maximum of $15 entry fees per person for any number of entries.
Prizes: First $3, Second $2, Third $1 (unless otherwise stated).
If only one entry in class, judge may not award prize. Less than ten (10) entries in class, third prize
may not be awarded. Judges decision is final.
The Oakey A. P. & R. Society Inc. reserves the right to use entries for Oakey Show promotional and publicity purposes as decided by the Oakey A. P. & R. Society Inc. Management Committee.
As a guide, judges look for the following:
a. Visual Appeal: colour, lighting, composition, special effects, tonal range, definition and clarity.
b. Content: subject has intrinsic interest to the general public, or has recognizable significant meaning as portrayed.
c. Originality: fresh ideas, interpretation, wit, sensitivity.
d. Technical and Logistic Accomplishment: shows evidence of skill and effort in capturing difficult or fleeting subject, juxtaposing free ranging components, being at the right place at the right time, etc.
e. A really good photo.
OPEN SECTION – ALL AGES:
3701 Animal study (birds, dogs, cats, fish, insects, etc.)
3702 Farm Life or Rural Scene
3703 Australian Landscape – Name of feature/scene and location
(no third prize)
3704 Floral Garden study
3706 Weather Aspects – sunrise, sunset, clouds etc
3707 Transportation – any type
3708 Individual Portrait
3709 Couple / Family Portrait
3710 Black and White
3711 People / person at work or play
3712 Action – Any Sporting activity
3713 Night time - after sunset and before sunrise
3714 Oakey Event (last 12 months)
3716 Colour - Yellow
3717 All other photos
JUNIOR A SECTION – Year 7 to Year 12:
3719 Animal study (birds, dogs, cats, fish, insects, etc.)
3721 Weather Aspects – sunrise, sunset, clouds etc
3722 All other photos
JUNIOR B SECTION – Kindy to Year 6:
3723 Favourite photo
3724 Family pet/s
3725 All other photos
MULTIPLE SECTION – ALL AGES:
3726 Multiple. Four 6x4 photos on one mount that tell a story
Prizes: First $5, Second $3.
OPEN CHAMPION: Ribbon and $50.00. Bob Steinberg Memorial Trophy donated by Noal Kuhl.
JUNIOR A CHAMPION: $20.00 donated by Eric and Suzanne Haering.
JUNIOR B CHAMPION: $10.00 donated by Eric and Suzanne Haering.
MOST SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITOR: $20 awarded to the exhibitor with the highest number of points, calculated by;
First = 3, Second = 2, Third = 1.