mEYE World Photographic Competition 2016
The mEYE World Photographic Competition is an initiative of Macular Disease Foundation Australia aimed to raise awareness of macular disease, the leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss in Australia.
- Open – General Public category
Australian residents who are 18 years and over can enter this category.
- Macular Disease Community category
Entry is restricted to Australian residents over the age of 18 who live with macular disease and their family, friends and carers.
- Healthcare Professional category
Entry is restricted to Australian residents over the age of 18 who work as a healthcare professional, including optometrists, ophthalmologists, general practitioners, complementary healthcare workers, nurses, pharmacists and pharmacy assistants.
- Junior category
Entry is restricted to Australian residents under the age of 18 as at 18 October 2016. All entries in the Junior category must have permission from a parent or guardian to submit a valid entry for the competition as indicated in the entry form. The parental consent form must be completed and uploaded when entering. Alternatively, the signed form can be emailed (scanned), faxed or posted to Macular Disease Foundation
- The overall grand finalist: $3,000 cash – donated by ICAP
Category winners will receive One pair Jono Hennessy Lolly sunglasses with case set and gift bag (RRP $380.00)
- Two runners up in each category will receive a 2017 photo calendar including all winners and runners up photos.
The grand finalist, finalists and runners up will all be notified in writing either via post or email by 17.00 AEDT on Friday 11 November 2016.
A maximum of five entries per category, per person, will be accepted. Online submission of digital photographs via the website.
Image requirements: JPG format; a minimum size of 1MB and a maximum size of 6MB. Entries may not be digitally enhanced or manipulated in any way (including Instagram filters).