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Brunswick Heads photo competition

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Entries for this year’s Brunswick Heads photo competition are flowing in at ‘shutter speed’ from photographers of all ages and abilities.

That, says this year’s co-ordinator Cherie Heale, is good news.

‘We are particularly delighted to receive entries from our younger members of the community and see their enthusiasm for and love of Brunswick Heads,’ Ms Heale said.

‘Our new Instagram category is proving to be a huge success and we recommend that participants enter a printed version of their favourite for a chance to win cash prizes and/or be showcased in our Brunswick Heads merchandising.’

This year’s theme is ‘Brunswick Heads, wish you were here,’ so grab your smart phone and your camera and race on down to Bruns for your chance to participate.

Those looking for inspiration can view a gallery of winning shots from last year here.

Entries will be showcased around the businesses of Brunswick Heads and online from Saturday, August 23, to encourage ‘People’s Choice Award’ voting, giving everyone a chance to choose their favourite.

It’s easy to enter, just follow and tag @Brunswick-Heads-Visitor-Centre and hashtag #brunswickheads2014.
Entries close August 8 for printed entries an September 7 for Instagram entries.

Application forms can be downloaded from the Visitor Centre website, www.brunswickheads.org.au, or picked up at the Visitors Centre, Kate Nutt Photography, Print Rescue Brunswick Heads, or Photo Magic Byron Bay.

For more information, contact Ms Heale on 6685 1003 or email [email protected]


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  1. Brunswick Heads for their photo competition.
    Stop napping, start snapping and push your buttons before the shutter door comes down on your tale before it ends. How do you point his thing. What does it say here. Lens. What’s that? Lens, mmm plural. There must be two of them.

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