I get an error message saying my image does not meet the size requirements when I try to upload my image.
Your image must meet the minimum 3000x2000 pixels (or 2000x3000) pixel dimensions required. The image must also be less than 3MB in size.
You will need to adjust the pixel quality of your image and the file size before you can submit it into the competition.
You can do this in most photo editing programs.
Below are a few steps for adjusting the pixels to the requirements to help you.
How many images can I enter?
Each individual can submit up to four images.
The images must be submitted at the same time and duplicate submissions will not be accepted.
You can select for your image to be judged under the Open category, Theme category (Firsts) or Illustrative Category, depending on what suits your subject and the image criteria.
Is there an entry fee to enter the competition?
What are the image rules and restrictions?
The Open and Theme Categories have restrictions around post-production editing of images.
All images must:
Please ensure you read the awards full Terms & Conditions to understand the post-production editing of image restrictions, along with the full details on image requirements.
I don't have any photo editing software on my computer. How can I adjust my image?
If you don't have any photo editing software, you may like to use a free online editing platform like Pixlr which will enable you to adjust the file size and pixel dimensions.
Why am I getting an error message on the Personal Details section of the entry form?
This could a couple different possibilities:
How do I know if my image has been submitted successfully?
When you press submit, you will see a confirmation screen on your browser advising your submission ID.
You can record this ID for your own records.
I am trying to submit an entry for my child but it won’t let me. It keeps going back to the entry I submitted for myself.
If you have already completed a submission for yourself, and then go back to try and process one for your child, it might end up taking you directly to your own submission 'Completed' page. If this is happening for you, please contact the Heritage Bank Sponsorship Team at email@example.com.
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How are the images judged and when will I know if I have won?
A panel of judges will assess the photographs based on the criteria of aesthetics, creativity, technical skill, originality and in relation to the Theme category, how well the photography captures the theme of 'Firsts'.
The judges will select approximately 50 images which will comprise the 2023 Heritage Bank Photographic Awards Exhibition to be displayed at UniSQ Art Gallery Toowoomba between 11 September 2023 - 20 October 2023.
The CEO's choice will be selected from the finalist images.
The winners and finalists will be advised of their success via email on 24 July 2023.
When will I find out if I have won
I would like to receive email notifications about the awards
Who do I contact for further information?