Brisbane Open House

If capturing images of Brisbane’s amazing architectural places and spaces is your thing and you’re passionate about our beautiful subtropical city, then bring your camera along to our Brisbane Open House weekend for your chance to win!

To enter, visit any of the BOH buildings allowing photography on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October and snap your winning photo.

There are two categories in the awards:

OPEN CATEGORY

$1,000 prize courtesy of McCullough Robertson Lawyers. This category is open to all keen photographers. and entries can be submitted in four sub-categories:

  • Exterior
  • Interior
  • Detail
  • People

Student Category

$250 prize courtesy of McCullough Robertson Lawyers. This category is open to all high school students (year 7-12). Students my enter images of any subject matter relating to Brisbane Open House.

Entry Criteria

All entries are judged on three criteria:

  • Creativity
  • Quality of photography
  • Significance to architecture

Terms and Conditions of entry

  • Entry to the Brisbane Open House Photography Competition is free.
  • Photographs entered into this competition must have been taken at a participating Brisbane Open House building/s on Saturday 13 or Sunday 14 October 2018.
  • Brisbane Open House Board or employees, and their immediate family members are not permitted to enter this competition.
  • Entries to the competition must be uploaded via the Brisbane Open House Photography Competition page by Friday 5pm 19 October 2018. Email entries will not be accepted.
  • Submissions can only be digital. Scanned slides and scanned images are not permitted.
    Entrants may enter one image per category (there are four categories). Digital images should be formatted to JPG format, in RGB colour mode, at 300 DPI, and approximately 2 mb in size each.
  • The suggested horizontal dimension is 1024 pixels and the maximum vertical dimension is 768 pixels.
  • All files must be submitted with your name and the building name where each image was taken. Providing your Instagram handle is optional.
  • Winners will be selected by the Brisbane Open House judging panel. All decisions are final, and not subject to review. Awards will include one winner for the OPEN category to receive a cheque for $1,000 and one winner for the STUDENT category to receive a cheque for $250.  Other selected entrants in the four OPEN categories to receive a Commendation Certificate.
  • Prize winners will be contacted by email, using the contact details provided in their entry profile.
  • Prize winners will be published/promoted via the Brisbane Open House website/social media/e-newsletter.
  • Winners will be announced in October 2018.
  • Copyright of the images will be retained by the photographer.
  • Brisbane Open House and McCullough Robertson Lawyers reserve the right to reproduce images in promotion of Brisbane Open House only.
  • The images will be credited to the photographer.
  • There will be no payment for the use of images.
  • Brisbane Open House and McCullough Robertson Lawyers will not sell the images, or give away the rights to use photographs to any other party without seeking prior consent from the copyright holder/photographer.

Previous Winners

  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
Commendation - Interior & Overall Runner-up
Masonic Memorial Temple
Commendation - Detail
Customs House
Commendation - People
St Johns Cathedral
Overall
Santos Place
Highly Commended - Exterior
Highly Commended - Detail
Customs House
Highly Commended - Detail
QPAC
Highly Commended - People
St Johns Cathedral
Overall
Masonic Memorial Temple
Highly Commended - Detail
Masonic Memorial Temple
Highly Commended - Interior
St Johns Cathedral
Open - Interior Commendation
St Johns Cathedral
Open - Detail Commendation
Brisbane
Open - High Commendation
Eagle Street
Open - Detail Commendation
MacArthur Museum
Open - Overall
Cumbooquepa
Open - People Commendation
Brisbane City
Open - Interior Commendation
Old Government House
Open - Interior Commendation
Translational Research Institute
Open - Detail Commendation
Santos Place
Open - Exterior Commendation
Old Government House
Open - Exterior Commendation
UQ Michie Building
Open - Interior Commendation
Hassell
Open - People Commendation
Aecom
Open - Exterior Commendation
St Andrew's Uniting Church
Open - People Commendation
Roma Street Fire Station
Open - Overall
Howard Smith Wharves
Open - Overall
Port of Brisbane
Open - People Commendation
National Trust House
Open - People Commendation
Old Government House
Open - Interior Commendation
Graceville Uniting Church
Open - Interior Commendation
Aecom
Open - Exterior Commendation
Brisbane Square
Open - Detail Commendation
St Andrew's Lutheran
Open - Detail Commendation
QUT
Open - Overall
Brisbane City Hall
Open - People Commendation
Brisbane City
Open - Detail Commendation
Brisbane City
Open - Interior Commendation
Graceville Uniting Church
Open - People Commendation
Archerfield Airport
Open - People Commendation
Brisbane City
Open - Detail Commendation
Brisbane City
Open - Exterior Commendation
Albert Street Uniting Church
Student - Commendation
Adjacent to Roma Street Fire Station
Student - Commendation
Patrick Autostrad
Open - Interior
480 Queen Street
Student - Overall
St John's Cathedral
Open - People
In-between Room
Open - Detail
Roma Street Fire Station
Open - Overall
Lytton Quarantine Station
Open - Overall & People
Fort Lytton Boiler Room
Open - Interior
Anna Meares Velodrome
Open - Exterior
Archerfield Airport
Open - Detail
Old Government House
Student - Overall
UQ Forgan Smith Building