The Photo Competition

//The Photo Competition
The Photo Competition 2020-02-29T04:03:18+00:00

Thank you to all the lovely folk who entered the 2020 Axedale Quick Shear photo competition and to our fabulous sponsors, Quality Wool and Axedale Our Town Our Future!

We had some fabulous entries again this year and as always, the crowds who attended the Quick Shear event enjoyed perusing the photo display in the Axedale Hall. Winners of the various sections were:

Axedale and Surrounds

Primary – 1st: ‘Things aren’t always as they seem’, Emily McCooke; 2nd: ‘One little duck’, Jessica Toifl

Secondary – 1st: ‘Axedale puts on another beautiful sunset’, Todd White; 2nd: ‘The wire and the wood’, Oliver McCooke

Open – 1st: ‘Early morning grazing at Lake Eppalock’, Glynn Murfitt; 2nd: ‘Life on a log’, Melissa Vejby

Farming and Rural

Primary – 1st: ‘Snap, crackle, pop’, Evoleht Crisp; 2nd: ‘Little mind, big thoughts’, Emily McCooke

Secondary – 1st: ‘Industrial draught horse’, Morgan Johnson; 2nd: ‘Ear tags & akubra’s a perfect match’, Oliver McCooke

Open – 1st: ‘Platypus Compass’, Glynn Murfitt; 2nd: ‘Circle Work’, Felicity Johnson


This is the fourth year we have included this fabulous competition in the program for the Axedale Quick Shear & Family Fun Day.

We are again very grateful to have the support of our returning sponsors for this event – Quality Wool and Axedale Our Town Our Future.

Open to anyone and everyone, iPhone snappers or camera enthusiasts, this year there are two ‘themed’ categories with great prizes to be won:

1. Axedale and surrounds: a photo depicting any subject or scene within a 20km radius of Axedale.

2. Farming and Rural.: a photo depicting any farming or rural subject or scene..

There are 3 sections for entries:

  • Primary Students
  • Secondary Students
  • Open (16 years and above)

Entry is $5 per photo for Open and Secondary School categories. Free entry for the Primary School category.

Please note: up to 5 photos (in total) may be submitted by any entrant.

Entries open from 1st December 2019 and have to be in by 7th February 2020, in hard copy and mounted on black A4 card. Photos should be no larger than 8″ x 10″, and can be in colour or black & white. Winners will be announced on the day of the Quick Shear and all the photos will be displayed in the Hall during the event.

Any questions, please email axedaleevents@gmail.com.

We look forward to seeing your entries!

Axedale Quick Photo Poster (PDF), includes a full copy of The Photo Competition terms and conditions.