Congratulations to all of the award winners with this months Set Subject – Nature.
Nature Photography can be one of the most rewarding yet frustrating genres to photograph. It was great to see 122 prints and images to be presented to Dr. Roy Killen for judging. As a Camera Club we are very lucky to have one of the most awarded Nature Photographers in Australia to be available to us for judging and conducting talks.
As some of you are aware I am currently away on a back to nature trip for the entire month of April. Due to some very dramatic weather at Mt Buller, Vic I am forcefully holed up indoors and now have time to catch up with things happening within our Club. Unfortunately my internet connection is very sub par and I am only able to grab the winning images from each section. Seems that downloading of zip files in a blizzard is a bit outside our Telco’s capabilities. I am sorry to all of the place getters that I cannot display their images but, every member is able to view the results by going to the home page on the website and clicking on ~
Members Area (blue tab) > View Completed Competitions ( green tab) > April Monthly ( green tab). This will show you all of the images presented and their scores.
OPEN COLOUR LARGE PRINTS (40)
First Place – Julie Rathbone ” Argument at the Waterhole”
Second Place – Brad Le Brocque “Dragon Fly Meal”
Third Place – Brad Le Brocque ” Bower Bird Building”
Highly Commended – ” Wrapping it up”- Ernie Goulding, “Never Give Up 0753” – Julie Rathbone, “The Builder” – Graeme Wright, “Gannet and Chick” – Alec Trusler, “Mating Dragonflies” – Alec Trusler, “Love is Blind”- Dave Vane.
MONOCHROME LARGE PRINT (24)
First Place- Dave Vane ” Jabiru Got His Lunch”
Second Place – Brad Le Brocque ” Jumping Spider Eats Daddy long Legs”
Third Place – Brad Le Brocque ” Peregrine on Prey”
Highly Commended – Ernie Goulding ” Wheres my Lunch”, David Henderson ” Rapping Lunch”, Julie Rathbone – “I’m Sorry Mumma”, Alec Trusler – “Stag”, Dave Vane ” Dads Just Arrived”
CREATIVE LARGE PRINT (9)
First Place – Geoff Patchett ” Sulphur Motion”
Second Place – Sue Joy “Dapper Dan”
Third Place – Malcolm Pattison ” Grass Tree Spike”
Highly Commended – Malcolm Pattison ” Triple Heron”, Petro Holowinskyj ” Solar Eclipse Sequence F7″, Heather Colgate ” Lotus”
EDI – Digital Image (32)
First Place – Heather Colgate “Welcome My Dear”
Second Place – Sue Joy “Having a Feed”
Third Place – Sean Sylvester “I Think I Can”
Highly Commended – Neville Foster ” In Love 7056″, Brad Le Brocque ” Darter with Fish”, Carolyn Long ” Bee on Water Lilly”
SMALL PRINT (17)
First Print – Geoff Patchett ” Corella and Rainbow Fighting”
Second Place – David Henderson “Mud Hornet”
Third place – Carolyn Long ” In Flight”
Highly Commended – Julie Rathbone ” Etosha Boy 9717″, Julie Rathbone ” Line Up”, Eric Reid ” Heather Colgate ” Safe Landing”