Best Banks Peninsula Photo 2011The Photography Competition at the Banks Peninsula A&P Little River Show grows bigger every year, with the popularity and ease of digital SLR and point & shoot cameras making it easier than ever for people to take, print and show their own photos.

This year the photography competition is the biggest it’s ever been, with a variety of classes covering a wide range of subjects. Whether it’s portraits or landscapes, farm scenes or images of the stunning Banks Peninsula, there’s a section for all budding amateur photographers, no matter what their camera or age.

Best Colour Photo 2011Special prizes available from our generous supporters; Wynn WilliamsAkaroa Mail, Scorpio Books,  and more

This year’s photography section looks like this:

Class 701        People / Portraits

Class 702        Still life – not people

Class 703        On the farm

Class 704        Land or seascape

Class 705        Wildlife – non-domestic pets

Class 706        Pets

Class 707        Buildings / architecture

Class 708        Under 15s … anything goes

Class 709        Waihora Ellesmere Trust

All cameras can be used for all classes.  Entries can be submitted on show day before 10am or can be submitted via post to:

All entries must be accompanied by completed entry form and have name, contact details, age (for U15), location (for class 704) and class on the back.  

 Entry Fees:

  • 50c per entry, up to 2 entries per class.


All prints must be mounted

Framed entries are not accepted – we can’t display them

Exhibitors collect their prize money from the Marshal between 2.00pm and 2.30pm on presentation of their prize tickets.

Class Prize Money:               Point Value

$2.00 First                                      3

$1.50 Second                                 2

$1.00 Third                                     1


Overall Prize Categories

  1. Best Colour
  2. Best Black & White
  3. Best Banks Peninsula Land or Seascape
  4. Best under 15 years
  5. Best Overall Exhibit (Ribbon)
  6. Waihora Ellesmere Trust Section


Overall winner based on points accrued: Cup and Ribbon.

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