2021 WA Insect Study Society Photo Competition

Avocado Pollination by Melangyna viridiceps. Photo by Sue Jaggar.

The annual WAISS photo competition is on again in 2021.

Members of WAISS are most welcome to enter. If you are not currently a member, you are most welcome to join.

Membership details and forms can be found at https://waiss.org/join/, prizes and rules are outlined below, and if you require further information please feel free to contact the Secretary or Treasurer.

WAISS Photography Competition 2020-2021 Prizes and Rules :

Entries close at midnight on Sunday 31 January 2021

The total prize pool will be $350 across four categories, with an additional honorable mention.

Prizes in adult categories will be $50, $30, and $20 for first, second, and third. Prizes in the junior category will be $25, $15, and $10.

Categories are:
* Composition/Art
* Subject/Scientific Interest
* Phone
* Junior

Entry is open to WAISS members.

Photographs must be the work of the member submitting them.

Photographs must be of Western Australian invertebrates.

Photographs should be submitted at the largest file size and resolution possible.

Entrants for phone and junior categories should point out their eligibility.

Entrants for the subject category should point out the scientific significance of the subject.

Senior entries will automatically be considered for multiple categories if appropriate, but each photo may only win one prize.

Criteria for judgement may include artistic merit, scientific notability, best portrait, best action shot, etc.

Composite photographs are permitted.

A maximum of three (3) photographs per entrant will be accepted.

Please include details of where each photo was taken, species if known, and label each photo/file with your name.

Please submit photos in .jpg format via email to waisspresident@gmail.com by the 31 January 2021