Get snapping for NALAG
Age: 2 Favourite song? Favourite colour? Favourite game? Who is your best friend? What makes you laugh?
What makes you sad? What are you afraid of?
What are you really good at?
down the slide
Twinkle Little Star Blue
What is your favourite thing to eat for lunch?
Corns, carrots, biscuits. I like biscuits – chocolate ones!
What is your favourite fruit? Orange What do you want to be when you grow up?
fighter – a police officer
How old is grown up?
Ellie – Ellie comes to my
Purple – my toys aren’t
Playing toys, going
A grief. Events like this break down those barriers,” Mrs Noonan said.
“There’s not many photos you look at that you don’t relate to in some way, even if you didn’t take them. Then there are photos that really surprise you and you think, ‘What is that about?’
“What’s interesting for me is hearing what the stories are that connect with the photos,” Mrs Noonan told Dubbo Photo News.
The event has grown to attract almost 200 participants on the day.
“Get here early and get happening. It’s going to be a wonderful event to be part of,” she said. Competitors receive a pack of instructions at registration on the day. You must provide your own photographic device.
All entries will be exhibited and judged at the Western Plains Cultural Centre from 6pm. For the first time, a “People’s Choice” award is being included, and the general public are welcome a to view the exhibition and vote.
All photo entries will be judged, and prizes awarded
TURNING three mystery words into photographs is expected to entice dozens of community members, young and old, to once again join the annual NALAG Photo Treasure Hunt.
The mystery will be revealed on Saturday morning, November 9, when competitors arrive at NALAG’S head office to discover the three secret words to use as prompts for depicting in creative ways in their pictures.
“The thing with taking a photo is it provides an incredible outlet for people to express themselves. The words are revealed on the day when people register to compete. The three words really cause us to reflect on loss, grief, support, care, resilience. They’re really strong words,” NALAG clinical manager Kerrie Noonan said. ` There’s “There’s still stigma and
still stigma barriers to getting support
and barriers for loss and grief. An event like this provides a platform to getting to have conversations support for about loss and grief, and loss and that’s what communities grief. are often hungry for and really looking for – ways – Kerrie Noonan to talk about their loss and
for first, second and third place in junior and senior categories.
The NALAG Photo Treasure Hunt is an all-age event.
Winning entries will also be published in a future edition of
Gerry O’leary, Kate Armour and Shelley Ca