Robert Irwin 2021 Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition

2021 Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition

2021 Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition

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Now in its fifth year, Australia Zoo’s Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition encourages photographers from around the world to contribute their work to celebrate and illustrate the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspire action to conserve it.

Judged by award winning photographers including Robert Irwin, Georgina Steytler, Dudley Edmondson, Gary Cranitch and Kate Berry, this competition welcomes high-quality nature, wildlife and conservation images for a chance to win prizes and be exhibited at Australia Zoo and the Queensland Museum’s iconic Whale Mall right outside Queensland Museum in Queensland’s Cultural Centre, South Bank.

Entries open on World Environment Day, 5th June 2021, and close 31st August 2021.

Crikey Mag Covers

Category One:
Crikey! Magazine Cover

Our original category, the winning image will be featured on the cover of Crikey! Magazine. The image must be portrait orientated and have space for the magazine title (either above or below focal subject). The image should be captivating and feature an animal, photographed anywhere in the world. Images may include terrestrial or aquatic wildlife.

Crikey Kids Cover

Category Two:
Crikey! Kids

Our original category, the winning image will have a full-page featured in Crikey! Magazine. The image must be portrait orientated and should be captivating and feature an animal, photographed anywhere in the world. Images may include terrestrial or aquatic wildlife. To qualify for our Crikey! Kids category, entrants must be under the age of 15 year on 1 October 2021.

The natural World

Category Three:
The Natural World

This is the culmination of the three exciting categories introduced for our 50th Year celebrations. Images submitted to this category can showcase the natural world, depict the complex relationship between humans and nature, or illustrate threatened wildlife. It is through these images, that we can raise awareness and advocate for the conservation of wildlife and wild places!

Great Prizes

Five finalists will be selected from each category, along with a winner and highly commended. The finalists will all have their images exhibited within Australia Zoo and at external events. The images will also be featured in the Summer edition of Crikey! Magazine and all finalists will receive a personalised certificate.

There is a variety of exciting prizes to be won from each category, including vouchers, gift packs and Australia Zoo passes! Woo-hoo!

Crikey! Magazine Cover

Winner – Inclusion as the cover photo of Crikey! Magazine Summer edition, a CameraPro voucher to the value of $1,000.00 AUD and a signed Robert Irwin canvas print valued at $99.95 AUD.
Highly Commended – A choice of either an Australia Zoo family admission (2 adults, 2 children) including giraffe encounter; or an Australia Zoo signed gift basket to the value of $220.00 AUD.

Crikey! Kids

Winner – A CameraPro voucher to the value of $500.00 AUD and a signed Robert Irwin canvas print valued at $99.95 AUD.
Highly Commended – A choice of either an Australia Zoo family admission (2 adults, 2 children) including giraffe encounter; or an Australia Zoo signed gift basket to the value of $220.00 AUD.

The Natural World

Winner – A CameraPro voucher to the value of $1,000.00 AUD and a signed Robert Irwin canvas print valued at $99.95 AUD
Highly Commended – A choice of either an Australia Zoo family admission (2 adults, 2 children) including giraffe encounter; or an Australia Zoo signed gift basket to the value of $220.00 AUD.

How to Enter!

Step 1: Take your most creative wildlife photo that matches the theme of the category you are entering.

Step 2: Read the terms and conditions via the below link for clear guidelines of this competition.

Step 3: The photograph must be in portrait format for the Crikey! Magazine Cover category. Consideration needs to be taken to allow for the ‘Crikey!’ mastheads which will be positioned over the top quarter of the winning photo.

Step 4: All photographs must be provided in high resolution, 3:2 aspect ratio, JPG format and a minimum of 300 DPI. No borders, watermarks or signatures are allowed. Entries not meeting these requirements will not proceed to judging.

Step 5: Each photograph must be labelled with your name, category, subject of the photo and if required, a number for multiple images of the same subject. For example, an acceptable file name is JaneSmith_CrikeyKids_Lion or JaneSmith_CrikeyKids_Lion2.

Step 6: Enter via the links below from June 5 2021 to August 31 2021 to be considered. Age qualifications are – Under 15 Years on 1 October 2021 for Crikey! Kids entry and 15 Years & over for all other categories.

Step 7: A panel of judges consisting of expert photographers will choose the winners.

Step 8: Wait until 1 October 2021 to find out if you are one of our winners!

Entries close on 31 August 2021, so snap to it!

A $10.00 entry fee applies for each category excluding the Under 15 Years “Crikey! Kids” . The entry fees cover the majority of the competition administration costs to allow the proceeds from Crikey! Magazine to continue to provide essential support to Wildlife Warriors and make an immediate impact in the world of wildlife conservation.  Entry fees are non-refundable.

 

Competition Entry

Open – Over 15 Years Junior – Under 15 Years

Competition Entry Guide

Terms & Conditions