Natural history showcase

The Macro World of Invertebrates and Natural History of Eyre Peninsula are the two categories being showcased in an upcoming photographic competition being hosted by the Port Lincoln Camera Club.

The competition will be promoting The Nature of Eyre – Natural History Conference which will be held in Coffin Bay on September 14 and 15.

So keep your camera close and get out there into the great outdoors and capture some of those spectacular images that the Eyre Peninsula has to offer.

Prizes in both categories are $150, $75 and $50 for first, second and third respectively.

Further information and competition entry forms are available from Hamish Robertson by emailing hamish.robertson@gmail.com or can be downloaded from the Updates page on the camera club’s website at www.portlincolncameraclub.org.au

Entries close on September 1.

The results of the camera club’s May photo competition were revealed at the last meeting.

The set subject ‘time’ resulted in images ranging from bottles and chocolates to swings and cars.

Alicia Whittle’s Once Upon a Time won the judges’ vote and was third in the popular vote, while Peg McAvaney was second in the popular vote and third in the judge’s vote with Sands of Time.

The judge’s vote for second went to Janice Lowe for her She’s a Classic and the popular vote was won by Fran Solly with Quite A Party.

Merits went to The Old Fella by Leslie Scarman, Memories by Christine Georgiou and Fading Era by Julie Lovegrove.

In the open section the judge awarded seven merits: Spotty by Christine Georgiou, Banded Greenhood by Pam Hewstone, Teddy and Cleo by Janice Lowe, Ever Watchful by Lesley Scarman, The Clam Before the Storm by Alicia Whittle, You’ve Got to be Quick by Ruth Evans and Those Eyes by Trish Lisiak.

Judy Glendenning came third with judge with Pink Dahlia, Hamish Robertson was second with Indian Princess and Christine Georgiou was first with Splashes of Colour.

Third in the Popular vote was Janice Lowe and Teddy and Cleo, second was Trish Lisiak and Those Eyes and first was Alicia Whittle’s Golden Sunrise.

For more information on the Port Lincoln Camera Club see our website at www.portlincolncameraclub.org.au.

The club’s next meeting will be on Monday, July 24 at 7pm at the Senior Citizens Hall in Hallett Place, Port Lincoln.

Anyone interested is welcome to attend so please come along.