Blues through the lens photography competition is free to enter and open to photographers of all levels. Tasmania’s legendary Forth Valley Blues Festival is celebrating their 25th birthday and launching a new competition that celebrates
and shines a light on incredible moments over 25 years of history of this Premier Blues and Roots Festival.


We are calling on all those budding photographers to look through those incredible moments in time, of experiences captured in photo form of the festival spanning across the past 24 years. This year’s competition will see 12 shortlisted entries included and printed in the “Blues through the lens” 2022 Calendar.

Other entries will have the opportunity to be included in an exhibition running over the 2022 festival.  Aside from scoring heaps of valuable exposure the 12 shortlisted winners will also receive a 2022 weekend double pass and merchandise pack.


Competition opens 1st May 2021.
Entries must be received by midnight 31st July 2021.


Conditions of entry:

  • Entry to the Competition is open to all Australian residents.

  • Entrants under 18 years of age must have the consent of their parent or guardian to enter.

  • An entrant must be an individual and not a company or organisation.

  • Any entry depicting people must have gained the consent of the person in the image

  • Entries must be original and not a reproduction of a printed work.

  • Unlimited entries per person is permitted

  • 12 photos will be selected as winners and will be included into a 12-monthly calendar

  • The judges' decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

  • You retain copyright of your images by entering, you grant Forth Valley Blues Festival Inc. a licence to publish your image in FVBF Calendar, social media channels (including Facebook and Instagram) and in the other media for the purposes of promoting the FVBF.

"Blues through the lens"
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