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Star Prize for Rural Photography

ENTRY OPEN FOR 2016

The Australian Star Prize for Rural Photography is organised by the Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists (ACAJ) to recognise excellence in rural photography.

The Farm Writers’ Association of NSW will select one winner to compete in the national competition in each of the following categories:

• People

• Production: including photos of machinery or technical aspects of farming, plant and animal production, bio-energy etc.

• Nature/landscape 

The overall national winner will receive a cash prize of $1000, sponsored by the ACAJ.

The national winner in each category will compete in the IFAJ Star Prize for Agricultural Photography competition. International winners will be announced during the annual IFAJ congress in July in Germany.

To be eligible, each entry must:

• Be on an agricultural subject

• Fit in one of the three categories

• Have been published as editorial material in a printed publication or on the internet between January 1 and December 31, 2015.

• May be either colour or black and white.

• A photograph that was part of a photographic feature may also be entered, but only one photo from the feature may be entered.

Photos will be judged on creativity, quality and impact. Photographs in this contest should enhance the editorial message of the associated story or technical copy.

Entries close February 15, 2016.

For more information and entry details contact Ben Waters at ben.waters@fticonsulting.com or on (02) 8247 8019.