Love Lockhart Shire Photo Comp

Quick, grab your camera, the Love Lockhart Shire Photographic Competition is on again!

The Competition runs 1 April 2018 - 30 June 2018

Digital Entries Only

With themes of People and Places, the competition is open to all residents and visitors, including professional and amateur photographers.

The competition aims to encourage participation in photography, showcasing photographic talent whilst promoting the many wonderful aspects of Shire.

Competition categories are as follows: 

   1)  Open - People
        $250 for First Prize; $50 for Runner Up

   2)  Open - Places
        $250 for First Prize; $50 for Runner Up

   3)  Youth - People & Places:
        $100 for First Prize; $30 for Runner Up

All entries must be received by 4:30pm on 30 June 2018. Late entries will not be accepted.


"Waiting" by Kirby Todd Yabsley
"Reflections on the Dam" by Will Galvin

This FREE competition commences on 1 April 2018.

Entries must be submitted in digital format (email or USB), and include a completed entry form.

A digital copy of each entry must be submitted by email or by USB in 300DPI and JPEG format by 30 June 2018. 

Each filename must be saved as Entrant Surname, Entrant First Name and Category to qualify.

If more than one image is to be entered in any one Category, please include number 1, 2, 3 etc on the filename.

All entries including posted entries and images must be received by 4:30pm on 30 June 2018. Late entries will not be accepted.

Please complete and return the signed Love Lockhart Shire Photo Competition Entry Form with your entries.

Click for entry form:

2018 Love Lockhart Shire Photographic Competition Entry Form.


   Online Entries:
   Please email entry form and images to

   USB Entries: 
   Please post entry form and USB images to

   Love Lockhart Shire Photography Competition,
   PO BOX 21,  
   LOCKHART   NSW   2656.

   Entries may be hand delivered to:
   Lockhart Shire Council, 65 Green Street 
   LOCKHART   NSW   2656.

   All entries must be received by 30 June 2018.

Enquiries regarding this Competition may be directed to Jennifer Connor phone 69205305 or email


"Silos at Night by kate Kabrovski
"Ready for Work" by Trevor Bullock
"Silos before the Storm" by Anne Wheaton

  • Entry to the competition is free.

  • Entry is open to all Australian and overseas residents.

  • Entrants in the Youth Section must be aged 17 years or under on the closing date of the Competition - 30 June 2018.

  • Entries mush have been taken at a location with the Lockhart Shire boundary - see entry form map for exact boundary position.

  • Each entrant can submit a maximum of five photos to the Competition. Each photo can only be submitted into one Competition category.

  • The images must not be watermarked, or contain any information or feature from which the entrant can be identified.

  • Whilst we understand that the editing process involves some digital enhancement, considerable alteration of the image will be taken into consideration by the judges.

  • Entries from this year cannot be resubmitted in future years.

  • Judging of photos will be undertaken by a panel of professionals. Their decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  • Images will be exhibited digitally throughout the Shire following judging of the photographs.

  • By submitting your entries in the Love Lockhart Shire Photographic Competition you agree to allow Lockhart Shire Council to reproduce these images for future promotional purposes including, but not limited to, media releases, Lockhart Shire Tourism and Business Website, Facebook pages, brochures etc. 

  • Entrants are required to submit images with a signed, completed entry form indicating their agreement to these Terms & Conditions.