West Australian Music - Kiss My Camera 2018

Once again WAM are on the hunt for WA’s best music photographers, opening submissions for our annual Kiss My Camera competition. The competition is FREE and open to amateur and professional photographers from WA, with categories for both live music and press shots.
 
Shortlisted shots will be displayed on outdoor screens in Perth and Northbridge thanks to the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, with tens of thousands being impressed by selected photos in the leadup to WAMFest. 
 
Aside from the comp helping WA photographers showcase their work to much wider audiences and industry heavyweights, there are also a stack of prizes for the winners.
 
Each of the category winners will take home the following prize pack, thanks to our generous #KissMyCamera sponsors:
  • Feature in scenestr magazine
  • 1hr consultation with Sorrento Strategic Music for tax advice particularly relevant to photographers 
  • 8 hrs studio time at Huzzard Studios
  • Sensor cleaning at Hartlands Camera Repairs
  • 1 standard membership with PICA Art Addicts (1 year)
  • 1 membership with Perth Centre for Photography (3 years)
  • $100 to spend at Leederville Camera House
  • 1 individual membership with WAM (1 year)
  • 1 double pass for WAMCon 2018
  • 1 media pass for all WAMFest 2018 events
  • Plus more to be announced!

This year we have THREE categories photographers can enter, from which we will award THREE winners (one for each category). Winning shots will be selected by a panel of industry judges representing highly regarded photographers and music industry professionals.

This year's categories are:
  • Best Portrait/Press Shot of a WA Act
  • Best Live Photograph of a WA Act
  • Best Live Photograph of a Touring Act (any national/international act, as long as it's shot in WA)
The parameters for entry are as follows:
  • Photographer must be from WA
  • Photograph must have been taken in WA
  • Photograph must have been taken between September 2017 and September 2018
  • You may enter a maximum of five photos
  • Each photograph be a minimum pixel size of 1920x1080 (dpi)
  • Each photograph must be between 2-5MB
  • Each photograph must be titled in the file name as: "First Name Surname_Act Name" (E.g. Naomi Nathan_Hideous Sun Demon)
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Entry #1: Provide Dropbox/Google Drive link for image download
Each photograph must be titled with "First Name Surname_Act Name"
(E.g. Naomi Nathan_Hideous Sun Demon)

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* 3. Entry #1: Provide Dropbox/Google Drive link for image download
Each photograph must be titled with "First Name Surname_Act Name"
(E.g. Naomi Nathan_Hideous Sun Demon)

Entry #2

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Entry #2: Provide Dropbox/Google Drive link for image download

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* 5. Entry #2: Provide Dropbox/Google Drive link for image download

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Entry #3: Provide Dropbox/Google Drive link for image download

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* 7. Entry #3: Provide Dropbox/Google Drive link for image download

Entry #4

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* 8. Entry #4

Entry #4: Provide Dropbox/Google Drive link for image download

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* 9. Entry #4: Provide Dropbox/Google Drive link for image download

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Entry #5: Provide Dropbox/Google Drive link for image download

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* 11. Entry #5: Provide Dropbox/Google Drive link for image download

How did you find out about Kiss My Camera 2017?

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* 12. How did you find out about Kiss My Camera 2017?

As part of "Kiss My Camera 2017," a photography workshop, launch and exhibition will be available for photographers. As a photographer, what are some of the key issues you face and would like to see discussed at the workshop?

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* 13. As part of "Kiss My Camera 2017," a photography workshop, launch and exhibition will be available for photographers. As a photographer, what are some of the key issues you face and would like to see discussed at the workshop?

Please note
By entering this competition you agree to having your photos displayed across WAM's various social media platforms, website and on Perth Cultural Centre Screen run by Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority.
Thank you for entering WAM's Kiss My Camera 2018. If you have any further queries regarding this competition please email hello@wam.org.au or call (08) 9227 7962. GOOD LUCK!

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