Festival of Photography

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Paddling the Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana is a community photography online exhibition, as part of the Auckland Festival of Photography 2021.

The Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana holds significant importance to Auckland Sea Kayaks and our community.

Thank you to the contributing photographers who share a personal commitment and passion for conservation and paddling.

For the Festival of Photography Auckland Sea Kayaks wants to see your best photographs of Paddling the Hauraki Gulf / Tikapa Moana

In June we will be sharing an online exhibition as part of the Auckland Festival of Photography – featuring our communities inspiring photographs of paddling.

Images can be of any aspect of paddling, including but not limited to:
– images that share the exciting, action-packed and educational side of sea kayaking
– pictures of our backyard’s friendly marine wildlife
– beautiful landscapes captured from the ocean
– heartening photographs of Auckland’s Waitemata harbour, meaning ‘sparkling waters’

You have until Mon 31 May 2021 to submit an online photo submission – via the below form. (Photo must be a maximum of 2 MB per photo and.jpg format is preferred)

Auckland Sea kayaks will include your photograph/s in the online exhibition on show 3 – 20 June as part of Auckland Festival of Photography. Your uploaded photo may be used to promote paddling in the Hauraki Gulf on through the Festival of Photography official channels and / or on Auckland Sea Kayaks social channels and website.

Prize: $390 Gift Voucher (12 month expiry) for Auckland Sea Kayaks Guided Tours. *Gift Voucher T&C’s apply.

Digital Storyteller – www.oceanpatrice.com will select a winning Auckland Sea Kayaks photographer.

Plus: as an exhibitor in the Auckland Sea Kayak exhibition you are also eligible to enter: Late Harvest Exhibition Award – www.photographyfestival.org.nz/awards/exhibition-awards.cfm
Prize: $1500 cash for winner + $750 for the runner up – thanks to wine-searcher.co.nz

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