CAM image competition 2022 - now open!

"Rudolf in the Bush" by Florence Danila
3 August 2022

Entries are now open for CAM’s annual image competition. The competition celebrates outstanding images across all research areas supported by our facility, and is an opportunity for users to showcase their research.

There are 3 prizes up for grabs, as well as the chance to be featured in CAM's 2023 calendar.

Entry criteria

  • each entrant can submit up to 3 images;
  • images must have been captured using one of the instruments at CAM;
  • only images that have not been submitted in previous years are eligible for entry.


Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 entries.

  • 1st Prize: A $50 gift voucher from Vanilla Bean Café, 7 hours EM or confocal use and your prize winning image on a t-shirt.
  • 2nd Prize: 1 EM session or 4 hours confocal use and your prize winning image on a t-shirt.
  • 3rd Prize: Your prize winning image on a t-shirt.

Successful images communicate a visual narrative through excellent technical skills. Judges are looking for microscopy/microanalysis images that are striking and well-crafted. Furthermore, your creativity in terms of image enhancement, your image caption and/or interesting story behind the displayed image will also be judged.

Please submit your entries, including this form, to CAM at competition will close on Friday, 9th September, 2022.

The winning images will be placed on permanent display at CAM and used in CAM’s annual calendar. The winning images from last year can be found here.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like more information about this competition.