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Youth Week 2021

The Mosman Park Youth Advisory Council, Town of Mosman Park and MosArts are celebrating 2021 WA Youth Week with a Youth Photography Competition & Exhibition that celebrates the 2021 Youth Week theme “Our Path”. In the lead up to the close of the Photography Competition, there will be two photography workshops to help potential entrants fine-tune their photography skills. Entries for the 2021 Youth Photography Competition are now open.

 

Photography Competition

The 2021 Youth Photography Competition celebrates the young people connected to Mosman Park through creative expression. The Youth Photography Competition offers young photographers a chance to showcase their original works. Entries for the 2021 Youth Photography Competition are now open.

Photo Submission Form

 

Theme

The theme for the Youth Photography Competition is Our Path to echo the broader theme of 2021 WA Youth Week. We want you to tell a story through your photograph; we want to see what Our Path means to you.

 

Prizes

  • Overall Winner – $250
  • 12-15 Years Winner – $150
  • 16-25 Years Winner – $150
  • People’s Choice Award – $50

A panel of judges comprised of industry experts and young people will be responsible for choosing the age category winners, as well as the overall winner across age categories. The People’s Choice Award will be decided by the audience on day of the Youth Photography Exhibition Launch.

 

 Key Dates

  • 12 March – entries open
  • 27 March – Smartphone Photography Workshop
  • 28 March – Photography Fundamentals Workshop
  • 5 April – entries close
  • 10 April – Youth Photography Exhibition Launch
  • 10 April – 16 April – Youth Photography Exhibition at Camelot

 

Eligibility

The 2021 Youth Photography Competition is open to anyone aged 12 to 25 years. Photographs must be taken within the Town of Mosman Park.

 

Terms and Conditions

View the Terms and Conditions here.

 

Photography Workshops

In the lead up to the Youth Photography Competition, the Mosman Park Youth Advisory Council are holding two photography workshops led by expert photographer, James Campbell of Catch Create.

Smartphone Photography Workshop

In this workshop participants will learn how to make the most of their smartphone cameras to take high quality images. Participants will learn the fundamentals of lighting, composition, low light considerations, and editing, with a focus on practical skills through going out and actually taking photos. This workshop is open to participants aged 12-25. All ability levels welcome. Click here to register.

Photography Fundamentals Workshop

Participants can bring their own camera to learn about how to get the most from the equipment they have. This workshop will focus on the photography fundamentals of lighting, composition, perspective compressing, framing and post-production. Participants will then get the opportunity to put their new knowledge into action through a guided photo walk. This workshop is open to participants aged 12-25. All ability levels are welcome. Click here to register.

 

Photography Exhibition

All entrants will get an opportunity to showcase at least one of their photographs in the Youth Week Photography Exhibition. The Exhibition will be on display at Camelot from 10 to 16 April.

Please check back soon to find the details of the Youth Photography Exhibition Launch event.

 

Project Partners

The 2021 Youth Photography Competition would not be possible without the generous support of our partners: