The 2019 Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice Competition included the following categories.
There were two photographic styles that participants could enter photos under:
Works 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.
Works can be extensively modified using computer software - Adobe Photoshop Elements, for example.
Under each style there are:
a. Four age categories for the community competition:
i) 12 years and under
ii) 13 -17 years
iii) 18 - 59 years (adult)
iv) 60 years and over (seniors)
b. And a Student Workshop and Student Workshop - Abilities category for school and Education Support Centre students who participated in the digital photography workshops.
It was an option to enter photographs into these categories. These categories were:
- 'Standing Strong Together'– this category is open to entries that apply the Act-Belong-Commit message in Aboriginal culture.
- Rockingham Foreshore – this category is open to entries that capture the Act, Belong, Commit message along the Rockingham foreshore.
First and second prizes were awarded to entrants in each category. Please see the gallery below for the winning photos.
|1st||Kalani Herbert, Ice-Cream with Friends||Emma Rosson, Salt Lake|
|2nd||Tia Antao, Park Bench||Emma Rosson, Laying Dog|
|1st||Kaitlin Clark, Doing the Things You Love Keeps You Healthy||Breanna Obee, Mini Headphones|
|2nd||Jaydee Le Scelle, Peaceful Hands||Samantha Kennedy, The Power of Books|
|1st||Debbie Dunn, Brother Beach||Jamie Coromandel, Two Cultures One Heart|
|2nd||Katrina Glenn, Launch to Win||Steph Moses, Ghost Town Curiosities|
|1st||Kerry Binks, Sunset||Peter Le Scelle, Growing Up |
|2nd||Robert Britza, My Son, My Life||Bruce Fraser, Aboriginal Dreaming|
|1st||Anika Di Lallo, Beauty of the Ocean||Isabella Thomas, Friends for Life|
|2nd||Electra Easton, The Greatest Adventures Happen When Young||Joshua Gunson, The Light Wave Band|
|1st||Jaolyn Harrison, Flower Power|
|2nd||Tiffney Sutherland, Fun Times|
|Public Choice||Victoria Caltsouins, Fun With Friends|
|Standing Strong Together||Megan Wight, The Ties That Bind|
|Rockinghan Foreshore||Debbie Dunn, Family Fishing|