The Lord Mayor’s Photographic Awards are an annual celebration of images that reflect Brisbane’s history, social vibrancy and creative lifestyle. Open to Australian photographers, the competition seeks images that reflect the “expressive, energetic and enthusiastic Brisbane”.

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Cash prizes are awarded to the three categories, with $10 000 to the winner of the open section. The top tertiary entry will win $2000 with a $1000 prize for the winner of the People’s Choice Award, which is decided by online public vote.

Entries for the 2016 competition have closed, however voting for the People’s Choice remains open until Thursday, July 7. To check out the 23 finalist images for the 2016 LMPA People’s Choice Awards and cast your vote, head to the awards website.