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          through my eyes – closed

page images courtesy of :  Peter Kervarec, Peter Smith, Donna Crebbin and Vicki Wilson

The ‘Ballarat Through My Eyes’ photography competition is NOW closed.




Entries closed on 27 July at 6.00pm.

This year there are three categories:

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Photo courtesy Vicki Wilson

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Photo courtesy Donna Crebbin

Photo Courtesy Celine Slater
Places/things in the Ballarat region which represent Ballarat through your eyes People of Ballarat who represent Ballarat through your eyes, including portraiture, social documentary and street photography
Open to all current primary and secondary students, featuring an image which represents Ballarat through your eyes


Entries should include a 25-word summary of why this image was chosen, and why it represents Ballarat through your eyes. Each image can be submitted into one category only, with a maximum of five entries per person.The top 12 entries from each category (as determined by our judges) will be displayed in an exhibition during the Ballarat International Foto Biennale.



The entry which receives the most ‘likes’ on our Facebook page will be the People’s Choice and will be our featured image in the Ballarat International Foto Biennale Fringe Preview show at the Mining Exchange.

We are still working on the details of the prizes – stay tuned for more info!

A summary of the terms and conditions are posted on the  facebook page .

The full terms and conditions are detailed here.

Photo release form

If your image contains a person or people it is important you get written permission from that person and or their parents if they are under 18.
Download a  Photograph Release form here.

Entrants under 18 Years

If you are under 18 you need your parent’s written permission to enter the competition.  Download a Parental Consent Form here.

Terms and Conditions

By entering this competition you are agreeing to the competition Terms and Conditions it is important that you understand your rights and responsibilities.

Happy snapping!