About the Competition

Never before has our world been so saturated with images. Everyone has access to a camera, whether it’s on their phone, a point & shoot, or a dslr. If you’ve been feeling like you want to give more heart & purpose to your photography, turn your camera to our monthly challenge & create an image that will help raise awareness of our organisation of the month – The One Humanity Shower Bus Project.

Not only because there’s sweet prizes involved, but because your creativity can help make the world a better place.

Watch the video above for this month’s brief, start shooting and join us to shoot for change!

Start Date:  01 August  2016

End Date:  31 August 2016

About the Charity: One Humanity Shower Bus Project

How would you deal with not knowing where your next shower was coming from?

This was the harsh reality for Mel, who you see in the video above. She was living rough in Ballarat with her partner & dog, until her partner past away 18 months ago. Feeling even more vulnerable without support from the person she loved, she had the idea for Shower Bus, wishing she could feel safe taking a shower each day.

With help from her support worker, the local minister that gave the service at her partners funeral and the people at One Humanity, Mel shared her idea & planted a seed that has now grown into Ballarat’s first Shower Bus.

The “One Humanity Shower Bus Project” has as its guiding principle a foundation of ensuring dignity and hope to homeless people in our city through the provision of hygiene services. This is offered in an accepting and safe way to lift the spirits of individuals and, in turn, of the whole community.

Shower bus is due to launch in Ballarat, Australia, in September 2016 and we’d love your help to create images that enable us to reach more people & raise awareness.

About the prizes!

With thanks to our sponsors MDP Photography & Video and The Ballarat International Foto Biennale, we’ve got some great prizes up for grabs each month.

Shower Bus Winner – Mel & the team behind Shower Bus will be choosing their favourite photo this month & the winner will receive a 1hr one on one private photography lesson* from MDP Photography & Video

*This will take place in Ballarat. If you are unable to get to Ballarat, this will take place over skype.


Ballarat Internation Foto Biennale People’s Choice Winner – The photo with the highest number of votes will receive an awesome original mystery photographic print kindly donated by Ballarat International Foto Biennale.


Thornton Richards Camera House People’s Choice Winner – The photo with the second highest number of votes will receive a $100 print voucher for Thornton Richards Camera House. A great chance to get your images off the computer & on to a wall!


Please ensure you read the Terms & Conditions below for all the info on the prizes & entry.

Our Sponsors & Supporters

This months competition has now closed. Thanks to all the entrants below