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Southern Tasmania Autumn Photography Competition

Autumn Photography Competition

To Enter: Tag your Autumn Instagram posts with #autumntasmania24 and @hobartandbeyond

Photographs must be taken within Southern Tasmania between March and May 2024 and include the location to be accepted. Terms and Conditions

#autumntasmania24

Autumn in Southern Tasmania is really something special

Capture the beauty of Southern Tasmania this autumn for your chance to win a night at The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart. Share your photos on Instagram using the hashtag #autumntasmania24 to enter (entries must include the location); it’s that simple!

Hobart and Beyond will share our favourites regularly on our social channels, website, and newsletters, with links back to the featured photographers’ Instagram pages.

This competition is open to all photography skill levels and aims to highlight the beauty of Southern Tasmania during Autumn. Hobart and Beyond will shortlist the entries in May 2024 to decide the winners. All shortlisted entries will receive a Finalist Certificate.

This event is proudly supported by:

Drip Beach, Huon Valley. Image Credit: Eamon Gallagher
Drip Beach, Huon Valley. Image Credit: Eamon Gallagher

Competition Prizes:

WINNING PHOTOGRAPH: A night’s accommodation at The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart, including breakfast (estimated value $678.00*). 

Tasmania’s natural, culinary and creative treasures are within easy reach at the award-winning hotel, The Tasman. Anchored to the waterfront precinct and in the embrace of kunanyi Mount Wellington Australia’s first Luxury Collection hotel sits comfortably between Hobart’s city centre, picturesque Derwent harbour, MONA Ferry terminal and the iconic Salamanca and Battery Point neighbourhoods. In a showcase of understated elegance by design, The Tasman is an architectural symphony an overture of 1840s Georgian heritage building to 1940s Art Deco a 2020s modern extension finale. Original sandstone contrasts spectacularly with a glass-encased prism of modern architecture. 

Finalists and Winner Announcement

Southern Tasmania Autumn Photography Competition: 

The 2024 Southern Tasmania Autumn Photography Competition has concluded. It showcased the region’s breathtaking beauty through the lens of hundreds of talented photographers. Over 1,000 entries were received via the #autumntasmania24 hashtag.

The standard of entries was extremely high, making selecting the finalist images very difficult. Hundreds of images were worthy of inclusion, but after careful deliberation, the Judges settled on a handful that reflected southern Tasmania during the autumn season.

The winning image by Carmel Glendhill uniquely represents southern Tasmania. It shows the end of the seasonal cycle for Tasmania’s only endemic deciduous tree, the Fagus. The photograph is so uniquely Tasmanian that it may be impossible to take anywhere else on the planet. Congratulations to Carmel on your winning entry.

Congratulations to our finalist photographers and to all who entered the competition. The standard was incredibly high and represented southern Tasmania beautifully. 

Destination Southern Tasmania would like to thank The Tasman and your incredible team for supplying the wonderful prize for this year’s event.

Overall Winner:

Carmel Gledhill

Fagus, Mt Field National Park

Finalist – Cam Blake

Salmon Ponds

Finalist – Hafsanay

Derwent River

Finalist – Katy Morgan

Derwent Valley

 

Finalist – Gill Dayton

Styx River, Derwent Valley

Finalist – Simon Kemp

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

 

Finalist – Simon Kemp

South Hobart

 

Latest Competition Entries:

Terms and Conditions for the 2024 Southern Tasmania Autumn Photography Competition

  1. The 2024 Southern Tasmania Autumn Photography Competition (hereinafter referred to as “the Competition”) is organised and run by Destination Southern Tasmania (hereinafter referred to as “the Organiser”).

  2. By entering the Competition, participants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

  3. Eligibility: a. The Competition is open to all individuals aged 18 years or older, except employees of the Organiser, sponsors, and their immediate families. b. Participants must have a valid Instagram account. Photographs accepted into the competition must be from Southern Tasmania and taken by the participant during the competition dates (March 2024 – May 2024).

  4. How to Enter: a. To enter the Competition, participants must photograph locations in Southern Tasmania between March and May 2024 (Autumn). b. Participants must share their original photographs, taken by themselves, on Instagram using the hashtag #autumntasmania24 and specify the photograph’s location. c. Only original photographs taken during Autumn 2024 that include the designated hashtag and location details will be considered valid entries.

  5. Content Usage: a. By using the hashtag #autumntasmania24, participants grant permission to the Organiser, Destination Southern Tasmania, Hobart and Beyond, and prize providers to share, reproduce, and display the submitted content on their respective websites, social media platforms and promotional materials. b. Participants understand that the Organiser and associated parties may use their content without compensation or notice. c. Credit and link back to the photographer will be provided where possible.

  6. Selection of Winners: a. Finalists and winners will be selected by Destination Southern Tasmania and The Tasman staff based on the quality, creativity, and adherence to the Competition theme. b. The decision of the Organiser regarding the selection of winners and any disputes arising from the Competition shall be final, and no correspondence will be entered into. The winning entry and finalist images will be announced on Wednesday 5th June 2024. 

  7. Prizes: a. The prizes for the Competition will be listed on the Hobart and Beyond website. b. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. c. Individual prize providers may have additional time limits or restrictions associated with the prizes, which will be communicated to the winners. d. The value of the prize is to be determined by the prize provider and may vary from the shown rate. e. Images used to promote the prizes are for illustration purposes. The actual prize may vary from the promoted images. 

  8. Liability: a. The Organiser and its supporters, affiliates and prize providers shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage, or injury incurred by participants due to their participation in the Competition or acceptance of the prizes. b. Participants agree to indemnify and hold the Organiser, supporters, affiliates and prize providers harmless from any claims, damages, or expenses arising from participating in the Competition.

  9. Personal Information: a. Personal information collected from participants during the Competition will be used solely to administer the Competition and will be handled per the Organiser’s Privacy Policy.

  10. The Organiser reserves the right to use the winning and finalist’s photographs, participants’ names, and any associated images for promotional purposes, including but not limited to social media, website, and marketing materials, without additional compensation or notification.

  11. Participants retain the copyright to their photographs but grant the Organiser a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, distribute, and display the photographs in connection with the Competition and its promotion.

  12. Amendments: a. The Organiser reserves the right to amend, modify, or cancel the Competition or these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on the Organiser’s website or communicated through appropriate channels.

By entering the 2024 Southern Tasmania Autumn Photography Competition, participants acknowledge that they have read, understood, and agreed to these Terms and Conditions.

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