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WAPF invite affiliated club members to participate in competitions and exhibitions which are held at various intervals across each year.  Some competitions are open to individual members, such as ClickWest and In My View, others may be Club Competitions, such as PrintWest.

Participating in competitions and attending the events where the images are displayed allows members to see the very best images members are creating.  It is also an opportunity to see trends and advances in technique and product associated with the creation of photography as an art form.

The WAPF has adopted a set of Core Rules that will apply to all WAPF competitions, each competition will generally have other rules specific to that competition

Download a copy here

ClickWest 2019

Competition 2019 

The goal of ClickWest is to recognise and celebrate diversity across various genres of photography and to identify and reward individuals who have excelled across multiple genres through the portfolio prize. This is a digital photography competition where images will be showcased at a big theatre screen event. 

To date, ClickWest has attracted significant sponsorship and we thank our very generous sponsors and partners for their support.  

For 2019 Competition Topics click this link

ClickWest 2018 information here

Fishing WA 2019

Competition 2019


  Image by Ric McDonald

  Entries for Fishing WA open on 3rd May  2019 and close May 31st

The theme is Fishing WA which encompases any thing related to fishing in Western Australia, Fisher persons, Fishing Boats, Ocean Fishing, Beach Fishing, River Fishing

Further information coming soon .

PrintWest 2018

Closing Date 22 June 18

WAPF invites clubs to participate in PrintWest 2018.  This competition is held annually to engage participation and social interaction between member clubs across the state and to promote the value of a printed image. 

The competition cannot be entered directly by individuals.  Images are preselected by their club and submitted as a Club Entry.  There are two outcomes associated with each of these competitions.  As an Interclub Competition, clubs will be winners.  Photographers of images shortlisted are invited to provide a print of their image.  The printed picture will be judged and individuals awarded.

To find out more click here

2018 PrintWest Results Click Here


In My View 2018

In My View is more than photography competition.  It is a competition that aims to demonstrate how the story of a photograph is seen through the eye of the beholder. Amateur photographers will be encouraged to submit their best work, specifically photographs they believe tell a great story.

Twenty images are shortlisted as finalists.  Writers are invited to create a story in prose or poetry inspired by one of these images. The resultant body of work, being photographs with an accompanying story, are published in abook.

The topic for 2018 is “We are Australian”

To find out more click here

The Book launch and presentatioins will be held Friday December 7th 2018 6:pm at Team Digital 268 Lord St Perth

To advise attendance please click here