It’s official – WE’RE ON!!!
After 18 months of planning, discussions, meetings & consultation we have now reached a very exciting milestone – we are now all systems go for the Photo Shootout Sunshine Coast 2016!
What is the Photo Shootout you may ask? Well, it is a weekend long photography festival and competition, bringing together photographers from far and wide to celebrate our passion and our art. The inaugural event will be hosted on the gorgeous Sunshine Coast, and is supported by the Sunshine Coast Council, Sunshine Coast Destinations Limited and TEDs Camera Stores.
The festival is jam packed full of fun for photographers of all levels. During the weekend we will:
Compete in the 24 hour photography competition – shoot, edit and submit your images within 24 hours for your chance to win! Each person who registers can enter 3 images in up to 3 categories – thats 9 images in total!!! Categories include:
- Night & Astro
- People & Portraits
- Sports & Adventure
- Creative & Illustrative
Get your hands on the latest gear at the Ted’s Cameras Industry Showcase – some of the best and latest gear will be on display. Talk to industry experts, get hands on and try out some of your dream gear at the showcase.
Learn from the very best and grow your skills – A huge range of workshops and photographic tours will be available during the festival. Learn from some of the best photographers in the industry across everything from landscapes, wedding & portrait, studio and more!
Celebrate with our winners – The entire competition is wrapped up within 48 hours! Fuelled by mass amounts of caffeine, our judging panel will be working hard over the weekend to have all finalists and winners ready to be announced at our Shootout Gala night – the awards presentation ceremony on Sunday night! Have a few drinks, some canapés, take a look at the finalists images in a digital display and celebrate with us as we announce the winners and award the prizes!
Registrations are now open!! Get in quick, as you only have a few weeks to grab the early bird discount.
What will you see here over the next few months? We’ll be putting exiting festival announcements up here, interviews with amazing local and nationally recognised photographers, hints and tips, location tips around the Sunshine Coast, gear reviews and so much more!! Make sure you check back regularly, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram
We can’t wait to share this incredible festival with you.
Ben & The Photo Shootout team.
Photo credit: Gardeners Falls – Sunshine Coast Hinterland by Ben Allan Photography
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