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Win the Press Shots of your dreams

24 April 2021 | Music Comp

Press shots should not be underestimated in the super digi-world that we are in. It’s often your first impression on a potential fan, before they have even heard your tunes so it’s really important to make sure it represents you as an artist and is authentic to your style.

We are giving one Submission an exclusive photo shoot package with renowned Australian Music Photographer, Ian Laidlaw, to capture the Press Shots of your dreams!

Since he started out photographing bands in 2003, Laidlaw’s portfolio has grown to feature Australian and Global music royalty. Having proved himself as an official photographer for some of Australia’s biggest touring festivals including Splendour, Falls, Yours & Owls, Download and Laneway, Laidlaw’s images have been published around the world including Rolling Stone, NME and the music to name a few.

Ian has toured nationally with the likes of Hockey Dad, The Smith Street Band, Glass Animals and Celine Dion; he held the position of Head Photographer at Beat Magazine for a number of years and has a portfolio of artists like you would not believe.

Laidlaw will work with the one talented recipient to plan the photo shoot that will bring out their true essence, either in a studio or at an on-site location in Melbourne. The package includes a full day shoot plus an accommodation and travel subsidy to get you to Melbourne for the shoot.

To be eligible, get your profile submitted and up-to-date by midnight 1st June. Remember, what is seen on your profile of that time, is what the judges will be using to make their choice, so make it good!

The Finer Deets:

Giveaway Period: 9am on 23rd April – midnight 1st June, 2021

Entry Mechanism: Submit your Artist Submission via the website (campusmusic.com.au) before the Giveaway Period ends.

Judging Criteria: Eligible submissions will be reviewed by an appointed Industry Judge, who will select the recipient based on the following criteria. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into, other than official judging comments, if offered.  – Song Writing & Lyrics – Performance & Musicality – Image & Presentation – Viability & Relevance

Prize Details: An exclusive and personalised photo shoot that entitles the recipient to:

  • one full day photo shoot, either in studio or on-locations
  • editing and provision of up to 30 images
  • one night accommodation
  • up to $300 travel subsidy to help get you to Melbourne

Prize terms: The prize must be taken as offered and failure to accept the offered prize will result in forfeiture of that prize. The forfeited prize will be offered to an alternate Submission.  The prize must be utilised within the time frame determined by the provider. The prize voucher is not redeemable for cash or transferable.

Conditions of Entry: Eligible submissions will meet the full competition terms which can be found hereSubmission will be judged on the content that is uploaded to the competition web platform as of midnight on 1st June.

Limitation of Liability: Competition Organisers have the sole discretion regarding organisation of the giveaway including dates, times and eligibility. The Giveaway may only be awarded if a minimum of three (3) eligible Submissions are received. If there is less than three (3) eligible submissions at the close of the Competition Period, Organisers reserve the right to not award the prize.

Win the Press Shots of your dreams