atlantis casino resort spa:2022 Photo Competition Winners
Each year, GrainGrowers holds a photo competition for Australian grain farmers to showcase their great industry. The Top 12 photos will be featured in the 2022 GrainGrowers Calendar and each member will receive a copy.
2022 Photo Competition Winners
2nd Phillip Down
3rd Caroline Ferguson
1st Place Winner
Our first-place winner is Kerry McFarlane from VIC. Kerry won $1,000 for her winning shot ‘Sowing’.
Judge's Comment: A perfect image. Excellent composition?and framing. The dark clouds help frame the image?and the lines lead?your eye from the machinery all the way into the photo. Awesome, beautiful light and tones.
2nd Place Winner
Second-place winner was awarded to Phillip Down from VIC. Phillip won $500 for his shot ‘Inspecting the Crop’.
Judge's Comment: This photo displays the photographer's good use of their photographic skills. By combining two light sources?[the sun and either flash or car headlights?] They have captured a proud moment of a grower with their crop.
3rd Place Winner
Third-place winner was awarded to Poppy Ferguson from Womboota, NSW. Poppy won $250 for her photo 'Spring Swing' photographed in paddock.
Judges Comment: Who hasn't?swung on a farm gate? It's a lot of fun and this photo sums up some of the simple?pleasures of rural life. It's an abstract composition?but sometimes you need to break the rules, just like swinging on the gate!
People’s Choice Award
The People’s Choice Award, with a prize of $250, goes to the photographer who has taken the most popular shot, as voted for by people on the GrainGrowers website. Our lucky winner for this years People Choice Award is Emily Gall from Pallamallawa, NSW. Emily's shot ‘Storm Rolling Across the Canola’ received the most votes on the GrainGrowers website.
Emily said that the shot was taken during a western storm, rolling across the sky at "Stanester" Pallamallawa NSW.