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PhotoVoice

About PhotoVoice

The City of Rockingham is excited to be holding the 2021 Act Belong Commit PhotoVoice Competition.

PhotoVoice involves participants taking photo/s showcasing how they Act Belong Commit in their lives, and then including a sentence or short paragraph (25 words maximum) explaining the photo to give it a "voice". Community members were invited to submit up to three photos into the competition under their age group. There are 10 prize categories awarded including cash prizes.  
 

Exhibition

An exhibition of the 100 finalist images will be held from Friday 1 October to Tuesday 12 October at the Gary Holland Community Centre, 19 Kent Street, Rockingham for the community to enjoy and vote for their favourite photo.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 9am - 4pm
We would like to thank Healthway and Mentally Healthy WA for supporting the 2021 Act Belong Commit PhotoVoice Competition.
 
 
Act Belong Commit logo                                                 Healthway Logo                                                              Rockingham Photography Club logo
 

Categories and prizes

Categories

The 2021 Act Belong Commit PhotoVoice Competition includes the following categories. 

There are two photographic styles that participants can enter photos under:

Non-modified

Photos with simple modification only (the equivalent to what you could do on a machine at a photo shop, or can be done within the program of Google Photos (for Windows computers) or iPhoto (for Apple Mac Computers) - i.e. no layers, only cropping, straightening, brightening, black and white, sepia etc.

Modified

Photos can be extensively modified using computer software - i.e. Adobe Photoshop Elements.

Age categories

Under each style (non-modified and modified) there are four age categories:

  1. 12 years and under
  2. 13 -17 years
  3. 18 - 59 years (adult)
  4. 60 years and over (seniors)

Additional category: Community

The 2021 Act Belong Commit PhotoVoice Competition will introduce a new category called 'community'. This category is open to community groups, local services, sporting clubs, hobby groups etc. to submit a photo showcasing how their 'community' embraces the Act Belong Commit message. The first prize in the community category will win a $500 donation to their club/group, the second prize will be a $250 donation. Please see the Terms and Conditions for more information.

Please be aware individuals can enter up to three (3) entries into the competition under their age category and also enter the community category on behalf of their local group/club however it must be a different photo.

Prizes

First and second prizes will be awarded to entrants in each category. Please see below for prize information.

Winners

  • PrizeNon-modifiedModified
    1st$250 cash$250 cash
    2nd$100 cash$100 cash

     

  • PrizeNon-modifiedModified
    1st$250 cash$250 cash
    2nd$100 cash$100 cash

     

  • PrizeNon-modifiedModified
    1st$250 cash$250 cash
    2nd$100 cash$100 cash
  • PrizeNon-modifiedModified
    1st$250 cash$250 cash
    2nd$100 cash$100 cash

     

  • PrizeCommunity category
    1st$500 donation to club/group
    2nd$250 donation to club/group
  • PrizeWinner
    1st$250 cash

     

2021 Winners 

The Act Belong Commit PhotoVoice Awards Presentation was held on Wednesday 6 October at the Gary Holland Community Centre. The winners for each category were announced; a total of 19 prizes were awarded on the evening with the winning images featured below. 

  • 1st Place-12 years and under (Modified). 'Autumn Reflection' by Riven Biegemann
  • 2nd Place-12 years and under (Modified). 'Caves' by Riven Biegemann
  • 1st Place-12 years and under (Non-modified). 'Teamwork Makes the Dream Work' by Sean Pickens.
  • 2nd Place-12 years and under (Non-modified). 'Family Sunday' by Genevieve Graham
  • 1st Place-13-17 years (Modified). 'Looking Glass' by Ankitha Mahesh.
  • 2nd Place-13-17 years (Modified). 'What Makes the World Beautiful' by Jazzie Roades.
  • 1st Place-13-17 years (Non-modified). 'Serotonin Strings' by Kiera Fuller
  • 2nd Place-13-17 years (Non-modified). 'Kanga Kompassion' by Sailesh Yadlapalli
  • 1st Place-18-59 years (Modified). 'Til I Collapse' by Heather Ford.
  • 2nd Place-18-59 years (Modified). 'Music is My Happy Place' by Peta-Jane MacLean-Russell.
  • 1st Place-18-59 years (Non-modified). 'Sunset to Remember' by Joseph Ford.
  • 2nd Place-18-59 years (Non-modified). 'Family Connections' by Tineal Twyerould.
  • 1st Place-60 years and over (Modified). 'Sharing a Feeling' by Peter Le Scelle.
  • 2nd Place-60 years and over (Modified). 'Put Yourself in the Picture' by Pamela Hughes.
  • 1st Place-60 years and over (Non-modified). 'Catching Waves' by Anthony Maurice.
  • 2nd Place-60 years and over (Non-modified). 'Setting Sail' by Peter Le Scelle.
  • 1st Place-Community. 'Women's Team Fight MND Round' by Warnbro Swans Football Club.
  • 2nd Place-Community. 'Pottery Pals' by Rockingham Ceramics Studio.
  • Public Choice Winner. 'Sunset Silhouette' by Sienna Stone.
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