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                     The Way Out West Youth Photography Competition is back for 2021!

How to enter:
Complete the entry form and upload your photo below for your chance to win 1 of the 6 prizes up for grabs. Maximum 1 entry per person.

Who can enter:
Entrants must be aged between 12 and 25 and live, work, go to school or socialise in Wyndham.

Entrants are encouraged to submit images using the prize categories as creative prompts:

  • Grand Prize ($500)
    Awarded to the best photograph in the competition based on content and artistic merit.
  • Way Out West Prize ($100)
    Awarded to the image that best captures life in Wyndham.
  • Best Landscape ($100)
    Awarded to the image that best captures a landscape.
  • Best Portrait ($100)
    Awarded to the image that best captures a portrait.
  • Best Black and White Image ($100)
    Awarded to the image that uses black and white effects with the greatest skill/creativity.
  • Best Use of Colour ($100)
    Awarded to the image that uses/captures colour with the greatest skill/creativity

Important Dates:

  • Entries open 9am Monday 29 March 2021 and close at 4pm Monday 31 May 2021.
  • The winners will be announced on Thursday 15 July 2021 on Council’s website and social media pages.



Free photography workshop


Join our free workshop with professional photographer Imran Abul Kashem to learn more about how you can take excellent photos using your phone or camera.

During this workshop you'll learn:

  • How to tell stories with your photos.
  • The basics of lighting and how to use it to great effect.
  • The basics of composition and how to best capture the subject of your photo.

Date: Thursday 29 April 2021
Time: 4pm – 5.30pm
Location: Point Cook Library
Ages: 12 –19

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Looking for more information?

If you have any questions or would like more information please email Alternatively, you can call Youth Services on 9742 0777 or Library Services on 8734 0200.

You can check out 2020’s Way Out West entries here:

Proudly presented by Wyndham City Council’s Youth Services and Library Services.

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