Now is the time to start planning your entries!
This year the photography competition will be displayed once again at Kenmore Village from October 17th – 22nd.
More details will follow soon. In the meantime, have a look below at last year’s competition…
Results from 2021 Photo Competition
The 23rd MCCG Photo Competition was a huge success! 64 photos for the open categories were submitted by 13 photographers and 19 photos for the digital Young Persons (grade 1 – 6) category were submitted by 12 young photographers.
The public voting was very popular with 389 People’s Choice (Open) votes tallied up over the 6 days of the display at Kenmore Village and 378 votes (likes) were tallied up over the 5 days (Mon to Fri) on our social media sites. See below for the winners!
And the winners for 2021 are …
OP1 Native Plants & Fungi
Sponsored by Cr Greg Adermann (presented by Cia Adermann)
First Prize: Alan Hayter Our backyard: Pullen Pullen Creek tributary
Second Prize: Tracey Read Chocolate and marshmallow fungi
Third Prize: John May Grevillea
OP2 Native Birds
Sponsored by Kenmore Bridge Club presented by Elizabeth Handley
First Prize: Mandy Watson Little nest builder (fairy-wren)
Second Prize: Alan Hayter Hiding in plain sight
Third Prize: David Edwards with Lionel
Fourth Prize: Tim Spencer Fan-tail Cuckoo
OP3 Native Animals (excl. Birds)
Sponsored by Dr Christian Rowan MP
First Prize: Tracey Read Steel blue sawfly larvae
Second Prize: Anne Love Minute jumping spider
Third Prize: Mandy Watson Paper Wasp
Young Person Category Our Catchment
Sponsored by Pisces Enterprises. Presented by Ed Frazer
First Prize: Ava MacGeorge Coastal Carpet Python
Second Prize: Amelia Seeber Gap in the tree canopy
Third Prize: Emily Laing with Morning Dew
Chairman’s Choice YP
Sponsored by Amcal+ Pharmacy
Winner: Amelia Seeber Trio of Turtles
Chairman’s Choice Open
Sponsored by Fiori Kitchen and Bar. Presented by Jim Pope
Winner: Anne Love Fairy-wren in rain
Open Category sponsored by The Pet Chalet
First Prize : Ed Frazer with Emerald Dove & 3rd Prize Split-footed Lacewing Larvae
2nd Prize: David Edwards: Crested Hawk
Highly Commended Photographs
Presented by 2021 Photo Competition judge Geoff Lawrence
John May Angaphora
Mandy Watson Agaric fungi & Galah Pair
Anne Love Fairy-wren in rain (also Chairman’s Choice winner) & Royal Spoonbill
Jim Pope. Eastern Yellow Robin
Stephen Mudge. Stony Creek Frog @ Gold Creek
Tracey Read. Great Barred Frog
David Edwards Lunch time (not present for ceremony).
The Photo Competition could not be held without the tireless efforts of the MCCG Photo Comp Committee lead by Beck Bain (pictured) and all the volunteers who help run the competition at Kenmore Village.
And of course a massive thank you to the event sponsors without whom the event definitely couldn’t run!