Categories & Prize Money

This years competition will consist of 9 categories and an additional Peoples Choice Award. Multiple prizes will be awarded in the Colour and Black & White categories including  Open, High School & Primary School divisions. There is $5400 prize money in total across all categories and divisions and certificates awarded for Highly Commended entries.

To celebrate the competitions 20th year we have introduced a new category – 20 Years of Light and Light. This category is for photos that have been entered into the competition over last 20 years. And for the first time professional photographers can enter the Life and Light Photo Competition in the Professional Category.

For further details relating category rules  – See our Rules of Entry

Category Entry Requirements Overview – Click to enlarge

Colour Photography Category


$500 1st Prize Open

  • 2nd Prize - $250
  • Highly Commended - Certificate
  • For colour photographs + Open division available for all ages + Photo content must be from within the Western Local Land Services Region + Photo must have been taken after 1 Jan 2016
  • Sponsored by NSW Local Land Services
NSW Local Land Services - Western logo Enter

$350 1st Prize Secondary

  • 2nd Prize - $150
  • Highly Commended - Certificate
  • For colour photographs + High School division open to school Years 7 - 12 + Photo content must be from within the Western Local Land Services Region + Photo must have been taken after 1 Jan 2016
  • Sponsored by NSW Farmers' Association
Enter

$150 1st Prize Primary

  • 2nd Prize - $50
  • Highly Commended - Certificate
  • For colour photographs + Primary School division open to school Years K - 6 + Photo content must be from within the Western Local Land Services Region + Photo must have been taken after 1 Jan 2016
  • Sponsored by Out of the Ordinary Outback
Enter

Black & White Photography Category


$500 1st Prize Open

  • 2nd Prize - $250
  • Highly Commended - Certificate
  • For black and white photographs + Open division available for all ages + Photo content must be from within the Western Local Land Services Region + Photo must have been taken after 1 Jan 2016
  • Sponsored by NSW Farmers' Association
Enter

$350 1st Prize Secondary

  • 2nd Prize - $150
  • Highly Commended - Certificate
  • For black and white photographs + High School division open to school Years 7 - 12 + Photo content must be from within the Western Local Land Services Region + Photo must have been taken after 1 Jan 2016
  • Sponsored by Western Landcare NSW
Western Landcare NSW Enter

$150 1st Prize Primary

  • 2nd Prize - $50
  • Highly Commended - Certificate
  • For black and white photographs + Primary School division open to school Years K - 6 + Photo content must be from within the Western Local Land Services Region + Photo must have been taken after 1 Jan 2016 
  • Sponsored by Out of the Ordinary Outback
Enter

Digitally Enhanced & Peoples Choice


$500 Prize Digitally Enhanced

  • For digitally enhanced photographs + Open division available for all ages + photo content must be from within the Western Local Land Services Region + Photo must have been taken after 1 Jan 2016
  • Sponsored by Western Landcare NSW
Western Landcare NSW Enter

$500 Prize Peoples Choice

  • Open to all members of the public
  • All photos entered into the Colour, Black and White and Digitally Enhanced Categories automatically go into this category as well. The winner is determined by votes/likes that occur on our facebook page.
  • Sponsored by Far West Rural - Broken Hill
Vote now on Facebook!

Professional | 20 Years of Life & Light


$1000 Prize Profesional

  • Open to professional photographers
  • Conditions apply
  • 4 entries per person
Enter

$500 Prize 20 Years of Life and Light

  • Open to photos that have been entered into a previous Life and Light competition + 2018 theme not required
  • 1 entry per person
Enter
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