Photographic Competition 2022

BBW is pleased to announce that members may now submit entries to this year’s wonderful competition. Please note the following important dates:

Closing date for entries: Friday 23rd September 2022

Presentation ceremony: 7:30 pm Wednesday 12th October 2022

The competition has the following generous sponsors:

  •   Debra Huntley, BBW member (vouchers) 

  • Tentworld (branded goods or vouchers for same)

  • K2 (vouchers) 

  • Wild Earth (goods)

  • BBW


The competition will be judged by Margaret O’Grady of the Photographic Society of Queensland

  • Grading will be 1st, 2nd, 3rd and highly commended in each of six categories

  • Grand Champion may be chosen from any category

Peoples’ Choice Award

Consideration is being given to a separate “peoples’ choice award” 

Conditions of entry

To enter, you:

  • Must be a club member

  • Should only submit photos taken on a BBW club activity, that was listed on the calendar, unless you have a strong desire to submit photos of related activities

  • Must submit 10 photos or less

  • Must put each entry in the category is to be judged in yourself

  • Give permission for Brisbane Bushwalkers Club Incorporated to reproduce your competition images online, in print, and using a projector or screen display for the purpose of presenting and publishing competition results 

  • Give permission for competition images to be shared with sponsors for publishing on their websites if requested by them, in which case images will be required to reference this BBW 2022 photographic competition and give your name as photographer



Scenery and landscape

Any scene such as landscape, seascape, cityscape, mountain vista, bush or other scene


Flora and fauna

Any flora, fungi, or animal of any kind or combination, with or without macro


Action adventure

Bushwalking, abseiling, kayaking, cycling or base camping and effectively demonstrate what being a member of BBW is all about


Capture of natural light

Any scenery or object with natural light



Use of camera settings to add things (such as pigeons!!) that weren’t naturally present or alter images as they are taken. Extensive post processing is also allowed.  Turn your photo into a work of art.



Any photo that creates a laugh


Focus in relevant categories on what it is to be a member of Brisbane Bushwalkers Club:

  • Having fun 

  • Companionship 

  • Respecting nature  

  • Pushing your limits 

  • Going places you never thought you would go before

How to enter

  1. Photos should be compressed where practical to less than 3 megabytes 

  2. Upload no more than 10 photos. Use the hyperlink for any category folder you choose in the table above for each photo. You may need to copy the hyperlink into your web browser and click “enter” or “go”

  3. Once you have uploaded your photos, email with a list of each photo by file name or number, the category number (from 1 to 6) you selected for judging of that photo, and your title or description including the BBW or other activity and location 

  4. If you don’t know how to do steps 1 and 2, look on line for help

  5. Follow the instructions and make life easy for the photographic officer and the judge!

If you have followed rule number 5 above, any questions may be sent by email to: