Competition Archive

Seascape Moods

The sea can speak to us, draw us in, heal, and if taken lightly, can harm. There is no denying this is a dynamic, uncontrollable and changeable force. It can shift forms, colours, shapes and moods, all depending on the weather, season, and time of day. When capturing these scenes, you are open to every … Read More

The World at your Feet

The World at your Feet Can you remember the times in your life when you have felt as though you had the world at your feet? Maybe you were graduating, going travelling, getting married or starting a… Read More

Community Spirit

According to Amitai Etzioni, an Israeli-American sociologist, best known for his work on socioeconomics and communitarianism, community spirit is a unity of people in society who uphold and share similar values and resources.
Community cohesion is created when individuals are willing to sacrifice their own interests and engage in activities that benefit the community.
Community … Read More

The Great Outdoors

It has been shown time and time again that spending time outdoors is good for our health. Scientists have proven that nature not only encourages physical exercise and increases social interaction, but can even provide stress relief and help soothe mental illness.
As humans we are hard wired to enjoy being outside and it is … Read More

Urban Vista

Urban Vista A city is a living, breathing, pulsating organism. A vast concrete jungle that sprawls across the land acting as a playground for towering metallic and glass buildings. The skyline is often punctuated with construction… Read More

Seasons

In temperate and subpolar regions, four calendar-based seasons are generally recognized: spring, summer, autumn (or fall), and winter. These four seasons are marked by changes in weather, ecology and variations in the amount of daylight that we experience. They vary significantly in characteristics and each season has a very distinctive mood.

Spring is when the snow … Read More

Portraiture

Portraiture is one of the most common forms of photography. The art of capturing a person or a group of people has been around long before photography was even invented. But with the advent of the camera, portrait photography became a much simpler and quicker way to create images in which people are the main … Read More

Exposure

Exposure can mean many things depending on which interpretation you decide to take as your inspiration. One thing that it could mean is ‘the state of having no protection from something harmful.’ Thinking about exposure from this angle may inspire you seek out images that show people at the mercy of extreme weather conditions, or … Read More

Life On The Streets

“The photographer is an armed version of the solitary walker reconnoitering, stalking, cruising the urban inferno, the voyeuristic stroller who discovers the city as a landscape of voluptuous extremes. Adept of the joys of watching, connoisseur of empathy, the flâneur finds the world “picturesque”. – Susan Sontag, 1977

One interpretation of ‘Life on the Streets’ could … Read More