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Inspiring and Supporting Photographers of Australian Birds

  • Australasian Shoveler (Image ID 44047)

    Australasian Shoveler.   Photographer: Liam Hillen

  • Australian Pelican (Image ID 37458)

    Australian Pelican.   Photographer: Emmy Silvius

  • White-browed Scrubwren (Image ID 30609)

    White-browed Scrubwren.   Photographer: Emmy Silvius

  • White-breasted Woodswallow (Image ID 42092)

    White-breasted Woodswallow.   Photographer: Les George

  • Australian Ringneck (Image ID 37528)

    Australian Ringneck.   Photographer: Emmy Silvius

BirdLife Photography members are encouraged to enter our Photo Competitions, which we run on a regular basis.  Each competition has a theme, which entries must address.  The themes are published in advance - see the menu at left for forthcoming themes - so that you can be forewarned when you are out with your camera!

Each competition has categories for photographers of different level - Advanced, Intermediate and Entry level.  Members entering competitions should be realistic about which level they choose to enter.

Entries are generally open for about 6 weeks; followed by member voting for about 3 weeks.  The results of members voting are announced as Winner, Highly Commended, and Commended in each competition category.

We also appoint a Mystery Reviewer, who will select his/her best five images from each level and provide a short critique of each one.  The Mystery Reviewer critiques of previous competitions are available in the Resources section of this website.

Entries from previous competitions are retained in a series of Previous Competition galleries; you can access these via the Photo Gallery - Select Gallery to View page.

CONTACT US

The easiest way to contact us is by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Our People page, in the About Us section, contains email links to each of the committee members.