Our sister title, D-Photo magazine, is currently holding New Zealand's largest amateur photography competition and they've got some incredible prizes up for grabs in their prize pool, which has totalled to $15,500. If you reckon you're a budding photographer we suggest you get over to dphoto.co.nz/apoty immediately and start submitting your images.

There are eight categories for you to get amongst: Action, sponsored by GoPro; Creative, sponsored by White Studios; Junior (this is a new one for 16–24-year-olds), sponsored by the Universal College of Learning (UCOL); Landscape, sponsored by Progear; Monochrome, sponsored by Ilford; Nature, sponsored by Vanguard; People, sponsored by Profoto; and Travel, sponsored by Momento.

By entering your images into the competition, you could get a share in the $15,500 prize pool, which includes a selection of Sigma lens products worth $3000, and thousands of dollars worth of camera gear and accessories.

Get submitting now!