2016 Brisbane Bushwalkers Photographic Competition

The BBW annual photographic competition took place on Wednesday 12th October. All winners received an award certificate and a prize.

Photos were judged by Kane Gledhill and Stef Dunn. Our thanks go to the judges, master of ceremonies, Alex Robey and sponsors for supporting this activity: Mount Barney Lodge, Mountain Designs, K2 Base Camp, Macpac, Dialog Information Technology, Equipment Bogong, Riverlife Brisbane, Wild Magazine, Robert Rankin publishers, Rosco Canoes & Kayaks and The Living Rock blog  by Dr Michael Meadows.

Grand Champion
Stephen Simpson, Gorge fern reflection

All winning photos - 2016 Photographic Competition

List of Winners

Grand Champion
Stephen Simpson, Photo title: Gorge fern reflection entered in the Amateur-Landscape sub-category

Amateur – Bushwalking/action
1st Prize                                   Lisette Dillon, Photo title: Walking into de light
2nd Prize                                  Mal Edwards, Photo title: Setting out
Highly Commended         Stephen Simpson, Photo title: Be like cool

Amateur – Landscape
1st Prize                                   Stephen Simpson, Photo title: Gorge fern reflection
2nd Prize                                  Chris Hall, Photo title: Overland track
Highly Commended         Dan Cirsky, Photo title: Base jumper over the Organ Pipes

Amateur – Wildlife/macro
1st Prize                                   Chris Hall, Photo title: Mt Coot-tha training
2nd Prize                                  Liz Izquierdo, Photo title: Beauty at its best
Highly Commended         Stephen Simpson, Photo title: Border crowds

Amateur – Overseas Tramping
1st Prize                                   Eril McNamara, Photo title: Nakasendo
2nd Prize                                  Jane Davidson, Photo title: Tongariro trampers
Highly Commended         Ken Armstrong, Photo title: We should have been here yesterday

Enthusiast – Bushwalking/action
1st Prize                                   Russell Gollshewsky, Photo title: Pack adjustments
2nd Prize                                  Nicholas Shera, Photo title: Descending Mt Maroon on the western side
Highly Commended         Peter Hunt, Photo title: Click

Enthusiast – Landscape
1st Prize                                   Peter Hunt, Photo title: Magic mist
2nd Prize                                  Peter Hunt, Photo title: Contrast
Highly Commended         Geoff Hanrahan, Photo title: Coomera Gorge 3

Enthusiast – Wildlife/macro
1st Prize                                   Richard Lukacz, Photo title: Fly my siblings fly
2nd Prize                                  Peter Hunt, Photo title: Just looking
Highly Commended         Liz Izquerdo, Photo title: Noosa

Enthusiast – Overseas Tramping
1st Prize                                   Shaun Johnston, Photo title: Summit descent, Rinjani
2nd Prize                                  Nicholas Shera, Photo title: Mt Tasman and Mt Cook
Highly Commended         Nicholas Shera, Photo title: Sunrise at Lake Matheson

Organised by: Lucy Guzman - Photographic Officer (from Jul 2015 to Oct 2016)