The commonly portrayed view of farming and agriculture through much of the media in recent years has been one of drama or gloom - either hazed by the dust of drought or submerged beneath swelling floodwaters.
However, there is much to celebrate and despite the adversity, most farmers will tell you they are still farming because they love it and the endless trail of meandering caravans through rural Australia is testimony to the attractions held by the broader population.
Here is your opportunity to share your positive vision of all that agriculture and farming means to you.
Let your photographs tell a thousand words - images that portray our brown, green and gold paddocks; our 'clean and green' food bowl; the landscape on a foggy morning or bursting with afternoon sunshine; machinery hard at work or resting in anticipation; livestock holding our gaze; farmers working safely, or your vision for the future of agriculture.
The photography competition 'In Focus - Celebrating Farm Life' is part of the National Centre for Farmer Health biennial conference 'Sowing the Seeds of Farmer Health' taking place from 17th - 19th September, 2012.
Help celebrate the farming families that support this industry!
Snapshot of the Competition
- Photography Exhibition displayed at The Hamilton Art Gallery from 29th August – 14th October, 2012
- Judged by renowned photographers David Fletcher, Jill Frawley and ASTW Travel Photographer of the Year Ewen Bell
- Winners to be announced at the Conference Welcome Reception on Monday 17th September, 2012
- Cash prizes for winning entries and Ewan Bell’s “Photography for Travellers” book to be won
- Entries close Sunday 1st August, 2012.
- Download the Photography competition information poster [PDF 1.1mb]
Information on photography competition 'In Focus Celebrating Farm Life' http://www.farmerhealth.org.au/conference2012/home
NCFH Photography Competition: 'In Focus Celebrating Farm Life'
Hamilton Art Gallery, VIC
Exhibition: 29 August 14 October 2012
Entries Close: 1st August 2012
The competition showcases the talents of primary, secondary and open section photographers, with winners announced at the Conference Welcome Reception on Monday 17th September 2012.
More information on photography competition and the NCFH biennial conference 'Sowing the Seeds of Farmer Health' at http://www.farmerhealth.org.au/conference2012/home.