West Australian Music - Kiss My Camera 2017

Once again, WAM are teaming up with the Perth Cultural Centre Screen run by the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, yet also also expanding to the Northbridge Piazza Screen. The exhibition will see shortlisted photographs of only WA acts – both live and press shots – taken in WA by amateur and professional photographers from WA displayed on both screens, with tens of thousands being impressed by selected photos over a number of weeks.

Apart from the comp helping WA photographers being exposed to much wider audiences and industry heavyweights, there are also a stack of prizes for the winners. This year we have three categories that a photographer can enter: “Best Live Photograph”, “Best Portrait/Press Shot” and for the first time “Best Phone Snap,” meaning really everyone can be a part of the snapction!

 
It’s FREE for anyone to enter, and the winners of both the Best Live Photograph and the Best Press Shot categories will each win the following prize pack, thanks to our generous #KissMyCamera sponsors:
 

·       8 hours studio time at Chris Huzzard Studios, worth up to $1,100 (including use of different rooms, cycloramas, backgrounds, and lighting equipment and advice)

·       Perth Centre for Photography membership for 3 years (includes exhibition invitations, opportunities, discounted workshops, photographer referrals)

·       1 hour one-on-one social media advice session with pros DoReMedia                 

·       1 hour financial/taxation or general accountancy consultation session from Sorrento Strategic Music

·       A 2017 WAMCon Pass (including access to 50+ speakers, events, opportunities and more - November 3-4, during WAMFest)

·       1 year WAM individual membership (includes a stack of discounts and benefits)

1 year Arts Addict Membership with PICA (includes gifts, exhibition invitations, discounted entry to all performances and publications, advanced ticket sales, and more).
·       Double pass redeemable at Luna Palace Cinemas

 

More prizes will be announced soon, including for the winner of the ‘Best Phone Snap’!

 

The competition will be judged by music industry legends Bob Gordon, Toni Wilkinson and Duncan Barnes.

 

ENTRIES CLOSE 5PM FRIDAY 24 SEPTEMBER

For this competition we have two categories that a photographer can enter: “Live Photograph” and “Portrait/Press Shot” frm which we will award TWO WINNERS: 1 for "Best Live Photograph” and one for "Best Portraiture/Press Shot".

The parameters for entry are as follows:
- Photographer must be from WA
- Photograph must have been taken in WA
- Subject must be a music artist (band/DJ, solo artist etc) from WA (entries not accepted if taken of national or international acts)
- Photograph must have been taken between October 2016 and October 2017
-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
Eg Naomi Nathan_Hideous Sun Demon

* Entrant information

* Are your photos being entered taken by a mobile phone?
Please note they can only be submitted as either:
a) ALL photos taken by SLR/digital camera
OR
b) ALL photos taken mobile phone

* Entry #1

* Entry #1 provide dropbox link for image download
Each photograph must be titled with First Name Surname_Act Name
Eg Naomi Nathan_Hideous Sun Demon

* Entry #2

* Entry #2 provide dropbox link for image download

* Entry #3

* Entry #3 provide dropbox link for image download

* Entry #4

* Entry #4 provide dropbox link for image download

* Entry #5

* Entry #5 provide dropbox link for image download

* 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?

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 2016. 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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