YOU be the Judge

June 21, 2017 – June 23, 2017 all-day
Team Digital
268 Lord St
Perth WA 6000
$100 - $150
Colin White


An intensive Intro to Judging course for photographers – combining structured lecture sessions, a group project and directed outside-of-class-hours research. Additionally, there will be an optional online judging project after course completion for practice.


Workshop Content

  •     What Judges look for
  •     Developing your visual literacy
  •     Competition/Exhibition systems
  •     Know your biases
  •     Evaluating against absolute standards
  •     Quality benchmarks
  •     Doing a skills audit
  •     Expressions of creativity
  •     Communication strategies for Judges



Each course is approx 9 hrs of in-class instruction (3 sessions of 3-hours each) plus a shared homework project with 2 or 3 other attendees.

There is a limit of 12 per class, so get your enrolments in quickly.



The WAPF-WAPJA are running judging workshop #15 on June 21-23 at Team Digital, delivered by Brent Acie. The course is a 3-day (3 x 3-hours) workshop open to anyone, but the timing [see below] is structured to accommodate regional club members, who will be given place preferences. The price is $100 for WAPF club members and eligible members can request a subsidy from their club and from WAPF. Full non-member price is $150.

Please note that the course will only proceed if enrolments exceed 6.

See the WAPJA web site for details of the course:


Additionally, regional club members can take advantage of the Lotteries West subsidy to attend WAPF Printwest and WACC 100th anniversary celebrations  on June 23-25.



Class Times

Wednesday 21 June, 5-8pm – to start late enough to allow regional members travelling time to get to Perth

Thursday 22 June, 1-4pm. Additionally participants may choose to allocate time in the morning to researching their Light and Lighting project at the State Library of Western Australia in Francis st Northbridge.

Friday 23, 9am-noon – to finish early enough to allow participants time to make themselves beautiful for the evening’s WACC Centennial events.



Registration forms are not yet open, but you can reserve a place by contacting Colin White at WAPJA  ( or Brent Acie (