Sunshine Coast Open House is a free public event that celebrates the region’s architecture and offers behind-the-scenes access to some of the Coast’s iconic buildings.
FREE Event
19 & 20 October 2019

2019 Photography Competition

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Bring your camera or phone along to Sunshine Coast Open House and enter the 2019 Focus on Architecture Photography Competition.

To enter, visit participating Sunshine Coast Open House buildings allowing photography on Saturday 19 October & Sunday 20 October and snap your winning photo. Submit your entries by 5pm on Wednesday 23 October 2019.

Entries are judged by a committee comprising local architects, a representative from Queensland Timber Flooring, USC Lecturer in Photography Dr Debra Livingston, and Jon May from Property Shoot.

Proudly supported by:

Queensland Timber Flooring

There are two award categories:


Open Category

Open to all amateur and professional photographers. Entries can be submitted in four categories:

  • Exterior
  • Detail
  • Interior
  • People

$1,000 prize courtesy of Queensland Timber Flooring

Student Category

Open to all school students. Entries will be judged on the same criteria as above.

$250 prize courtesy of Queensland Timber Flooring

* Please note some buildings have photography restrictions.

Enter Photography Competition

Entrants in the Sunshine Coast Open House Photography Competition are able to upload one photo per category (up to four photos in total if all four categories are entered).

Please name your image with the building name and your name. For example: Caloundra Lighthouses – John Smith.jpg


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