This year's Boroondara Photograph Competition included the theme 'Diverse Boroondara' and continued our special category 'My 2021 experience'. 

The competition judges considered the photographs in 2 categories:

  1. the Open Photograph Competition for people of all ages
  2. the Young Photographers Competition for school-aged photographers.

Ian Spence received this year's Best in Competition for The Rivoli.

You can view the winning entries at the Hawthorn Arts Centre 'Diverse Boroondara' exhibition. You can also see previous entries for the Boroondara Photograph Competition in our extensive local history photograph collection

We are always looking to add more images of Boroondara to our collection, so if you have some great images of the local area, please consider donating a copy. To find out more about donating a photograph, visit our Photography page

Young Photographers Competition

Section First Prize Second Prize Third Prize Highly Commended

Junior (Primary school)

Sleepy Bird
Leila Nadar

A Cute Red Rumped Parrot
Charles Nadar

Rainbow Lorikeet in Balwyn Maranoa Botanic Gardens
Mona Khosravi

Mr Parrot
Leila Nadar

Middle (Years 7 to 9)

Glenferrie at Midnight
Susie Wilson

Shards of Light
Isabel Law

Purple Flower
Elliott Nikitns

The Exhibition
James Ding

Senior (Years 10 to 12)

Late Night
Mohan Fang
Hawthorn Town Hall
Lexie Rough
 
Matlock Hockey
Lexie Rough
 

Open Photograph Competition

Section First Prize Second Prize Third Prize Highly Commended
Historical - photo taken from 1800s to 1954 My Father & Motorcycle
Stuart Riley
     
Historical - photo taken from 1955 to 1991 Me and my Dog
Elisabeth Frank
Garbo Collection
Elisabeth Frank
A neighbour in her Backyard
Elisabeth Frank
 
Historical - photo taken from 1992 to 2018 The Rivoli
Ian Spence
Beads and Baubles
Elisabeth Frank
Train to the Unknown
Liam Morris
 

Boroondara today- photo taken from 2019 to 2022

Camberwell Central Detail
Ian Spence

Rush Hour
Nadja Arold

This looks like a good one
John Manger

How Much is That Doggie in the Window
Natalie Codling

Recycled Before the End of it's Life
Ro Allen

My 2021 Experience

Section First Prize Highly Commended

My 2021 experience

Through the Ice I
Hannah Phemister

Weeping Elm in Flower
Ian Spence

Waiting for a Friend
Stephen Clarke

View the winning entries at the Hawthorn Arts Centre 'Diverse Boroondara' exhibition.

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