Capture the great outdoors and win

Mayor Karen Williams has invited amateur photographers to Capture the Redlands on camera and win cash prizes in the annual Redlands digital photographic competition.

Councillor Williams said the Redlands offered a spectacular backdrop for nature photography with its unique and diverse environment.

“By capturing the Redlands through a lens we can look at our beautiful city through fresh eyes and see why it is so important to protect its natural beauty and wonder,” she said.

“The Redland City Council competition, now in its eighth year, offers amateur photographers a great incentive to fine tune their happy snap skills.”

The competition categories and prizes include:

$100 cash prize for wildlife in Redlands parks and reserves in each of the four categories:
– Koalas
– Other mammals
– Birds
– Other (e.g. frogs, reptiles)

$100 cash prize for wildlife in the suburbs for each of the three categories:
– Mammals
– Birds
– Other (e.g. frogs, reptiles)

$100 cash prize for native plants in the Redlands

$200 cash prize for best junior entry photo (14 years and under)

$500 cash prize for best overall photo.

All the images will be displayed at IndigiScapes from Saturday 1 December with winners announced the following week.

For more information about how to enter and for the competition terms and conditions visit Entries close 4pm, Sunday 25 November 2012.