We want your snaps

The Monthly Chronicle is holding our first annual photography competition for amateur photographers in Ku ring gai and Hornsby Shires.

The theme: ‘A new perspective on your area.’ It could be capturing a moment between friends at your school or workplace, a bird on your verandah popping in for a snack or anything you feel captures the essence of your area.

There are two prizes of camera shop vouchers totalling $100 for the first and second places. The top eight entries will feature in the December edition of the paper.

Entries will be judged by Monthly Chronicle Editor Jenny Barlass, Publisher Diana Paton and nature photographer Martin Anderson, based on composition, treatment of subject matter and use of colour.

Box with coloured screen:
When: entries must be emailed by 5pm on Friday October 14.
What: you may submit one image per entrant, minimum 2MB file size. With your email, tell us why you chose that subject and how it fits with the theme, though entries will be judged on photographic merits alone.
Details: with your entry, supply your name, mobile or landline number and home address.
Email: competition@monthlychronicle.com.au. Put photo competition in the subject field.
Rules: The competition is open to amateur photographers and is limited to digital photography only. No photo manipulations permitted, standard photographic editing practices are allowed (white balance adjustment, brightness and contrast, and cropping). If your image contains people, please obtain their written consent. Please only enter if you are happy to have your name in the paper. The judges’ decision is final.

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