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

Colour Photography Category


$500 1st Prize Open

  • 2nd Prize - $250
  • Highly Commended - Certificate
  • Open division open to all entrants from within the district
  • Sponsored by NSW Local Land Services
NSW Local Land Services - Western logo Enter

$350 1st Prize Secondary

  • 2nd Prize - $150
  • Highly Commended - Certificate
  • Secondary School division (Years 7 - 12)
  • Sponsored by Outback Beds
Enter

$150 1st Prize Primary

Enter

Black & White Photography Category


$500 1st Prize Open

  • 2nd Prize - $250
  • Highly Commended - Certificate
  • Open division open to all entrants from within the district
  • Sponsored by NSW Farmers' Association
Enter

$350 1st Prize Secondary

  • 2nd Prize - $150
  • Highly Commended - Certificate
  • Secondary School division (Years 7 - 12)
  • Sponsored by Western Landcare NSW
Western Landcare NSW Enter

$150 1st Prize Primary

Enter

Digitally Enhanced & Peoples Choice


$500 Prize Digitally Enhanced

  • Open division open to all eligible entrants
  • Sponsored by Western Landcare NSW
Western Landcare NSW Enter

$500 Prize Peoples Choice

  • Open to all members of the public
  • Vote via our Facebook page
  • Sponsored by Far West Rural - Broken Hill
Vote now!

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 previous entries over past 20 years
  • 2018 theme not required
  • 1 entry per person
Enter