Phone photography competition and workshops

19-21 November 2019

Panoramic photograph of library staff in various poses

Learn to take smartphone photos like a pro!

Phone photo hacks! This free workshop will help you discover new ways to create amazing photos using your smartphone. We will discuss tips and techniques then head outside for some hands-on practice. Please BYO phone or tablet.
All ages are welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult).
This is a free workshop but bookings are essential and places are limited.

Register for November 19 at Spearwood Library

Register for November 20 at Coolbellup Library

Register for November 21 at Success Library

Smartphone photography competition

Submit a photo taken in Cockburn with your smartphone for your chance to win a printed copy of your photo and a $200 gift voucher! 

Submit your photo entry below between 21 November and 11 December

Competition Terms and Conditions
  • Competition entries may be submitted via the Cockburn Libraries website between Thursday 21 November and Wednesday 11 December 2019 at 11.59pm. Voting on Cockburn Libraries’ Facebook page will begin on Thursday 12 December and close on Wednesday 18 December 2019 at 11.59pm. The winners will be announced on Thursday  19 December 2019.
  • The competition is open to members of Cockburn Libraries, in three age groups: 11 years and under, 12-17 years, and 18 years and over.
  • The major prize winner will receive a $200 gift voucher. The winners from each of the three age groups will receive a printed copy of their photo, after it is displayed at the libraries for one month.
  • Winners under 16 years of age must have the permission of their parent/carer/guardian.
  • Entries are limited to one submission per person.
  • All incorrect entries will be immediately disqualified.
  • Any questions regarding this competition can be made by contacting the Special Projects Librarian on 9411 3840.
  • The winner will be notified by phone. It is the winner’s responsibility to collect their prize within two weeks of prize draw.
  • Should the winner not be able to be contacted after two weeks from the draw, a new winner will be selected and no negotiation will be entered into at any time.
  • Judges decision is final and no negotiation will be entered into at any time throughout this competition.
  • Cockburn Libraries reserves the right to defer, cancel, or disqualify any entrant, winner, or attendee of the competition as it sees fit and without reason or notice.
  • The winner must consent to have their photo taken and published in any City of Cockburn publication and/or Community Newspaper or associated website.
  • The winner must be a member of Cockburn Libraries.
  • Employees of the City of Cockburn and immediate families are ineligible to enter.
  • The prizes must be taken as supplied and cannot be exchanged or redeemed for cash. Any ancillary costs associated with redeeming the prizes shall be the sole responsibility of the prize winner(s).