Light Awards LIVE: Brisbane

Queensland College of Art, 9 - 10 September 2017
Photograph by Michele Aboud
Exclusive Masterclasses

This is your opportunity to be inspired and challenged by some of the photographic industry’s greatest.

  • B&W composite image of bank heist by Damien Bredberg

    Creative Composites Masterclass

    Dive into the surreal world of composite photography. Damien Bredberg leads this invaluable masterclass by sharing his insights for creating visually striking images.

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  • Portrait of Cate Blanchett by Michele Aboud

    Portraits That Tell A Story Masterclass

    In this masterclass, the renowned Michele Aboud shares the importance of forming creative intention long before picking-up the camera. Join her as she explores how photography is a reflection of our own personal journey.

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  • Image of stairs by Steve Scalone

    Street Photography Masterclass

    Learn the skilful art of balancing composition and anticipation with the acclaimed Steve Scalone as he takes you on a journey to refresh the way you see the ordinary.

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Two days packed with rewarding challenges

Day 1

Select your Masterclass

Register for the Masterclass of your choice from three different photography genres.

Learn from the best

Attend your Masterclass with your chosen Pro Photographer for three hours of learning and inspiration.

24 Hour Photography Challenge

Receive a brief personally created by your chosen Pro Photographer. You only have 24 hours to plan, shoot and submit your best image.

Day 2

Submit your best image

Time is ticking, so upload your best image within the 24-Hour time limit.

Gain invaluable feedback

Listen in as the Pro Photographer provides live feedback on the top images submitted.  

Be recognised and celebrate

One winner will be chosen for each Masterclass, and receive a Canon ImagePROGRAF PRO-1000 A2 Professional Printer with a complete ink set and paper.

  • Image of lion in Africa

    Trip to Africa

    The ultimate champion of the Canon Light Awards LIVE will join the Canon Collective team for a once-in-a-lifetime East Africa photography safari in 2018.

  • Image if backpacker hiking through mystery destination

    Grand Final at Mystery Destination

    State winners who choose to participate will be flown  to a mystery destination to compete in the Grand Final 24-Hour Challenge.

The all new Light Awards LIVE
Queensland College of Art, Griffith University

You’ll join a thriving community of creatives shaping art and design culture at the Queensland College of Art. Based in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct, this venue is only a 10-minute walk from the CBD and is the perfect location to get you inspired for the Canon Light Awards LIVE.

Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.


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