Pilbara snappers’ chance to inspire with stellar images
Budding photographers from across the Pilbara have a new chance to shine.
The Karratha Science Engagement Network is hosting an astro photography competition with entries open until March 11.
KSEN is a joint initiative from Empowering People in Communities and Inspiring Australia which aims to raise awareness, interest and participation in science across Karratha.
EPIC community program coordinator Sarah Knowler said the photography competition was a follow-on from astronomer Dr Brad Tucker’s visit to the region in November.
“We want to show the community that science isn’t just for a certain box of people or a certain age group,” she said.
“It really can be for anyone and photography is a great way to get a range of people interested and involved.”
The competition is open to any age and any experience from amateur to professional.
“Hopefully it gives the kids something to do in the holidays and sparks an interest in being outdoors in the moonlight,” Ms Knowler said.
The major prize of the competition is two nights’ glamping and stargazing at the Karijini Eco Retreat, and there will also be several minor prizes.
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