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More than 500 entrants have participated in the Spring in the Hills competition and exhibition since 2008.

Spring into photographic competition

THE photography competition that shines a light on the Perth Hills is back for another round.

Calling all photographers, there is one month left to enter your Hills inspired images into the 2018 Spring in the Hills photography competition.

The Kalamunda Gem Camera Club competition and exhibition is open to all amateur photographers across the state, showcasing the best of the hills and surrounds. 

Club president Angela Schmeiss said the competitions four categories allowed for a diverse range of images and inclusion of young entrants.

“The categories, City of Kalamunda views, nature, (including landscape, seascape, fauna and flora), open and junior allows expression of creative photography and encourages younger photographers to enter,” she said.

“The aim of the competition is to promote and showcase local facilities, the picturesque areas in the City of Kalamunda, and enjoy the activities that are a regular feature in the area.

“Generous cash and voucher prizes donated by our sponsors will be awarded to the best photographs in each category.”

She said inspiration can be found anywhere in the hills but Lesmurdie Falls, along the Bibbulmun Track, Kalamunda National Park and Bickley Valley with its vineyards, fruit orchards and village atmosphere were popular spots.

Entries close August 7.

The competition will end with an exhibition of 70 selected photographs at the Zig Zag Cultural Centre Gallery, in Kalamunda from September 21 until  September 30.

Winners of each category will be selected from the displayed photos. 

Competition rules and entry instructions at www.gemphotocomp.com

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