Wild About Shellharbour 2021 Exhibition

 

Council’s annual Wild About Shellharbour Nature Photography Competition provides a unique opportunity for local residents to celebrate their natural environment.

We had over 250 fantastic entries that were received for the 2021 competition.

Congratulations to the six winners, six runner ups and lucky entrant winner. See the incredible images below.

60 images were shortlisted, see below these amazing shoots.

Thank you to everyone who participated this years competition, and a special thanks to local Shellharbour businesses PhotoMart for providing the printed canvases as prizes, and to Kramer Photography for assisting in the judging process.

Native Wildlife

Saxon Vinkovic Summer Lagoon wildlife W

WINNER

 

 

Summer Lagoon

Saxon Vinkovic

17 years & under

 

 

Runner up

Oyster Eater

Samara Anderson

17 years & under

Samara Anderson Oyster Eater wildlife RU
Steve Gillespie Hidden Angler Fish wildlife W

WINNER

 

 

Hidden Angler Fish

Steve Gillespie

18 years & over 

 

 

Runner up

Crested Tern with lunch 

Amy Semmelweis

18 years & over

Amy Semmelweis Crested Tern with lunch wildlife W
Les Smolders Bright Suprise wildlife HC

Highly Commended

 

Bright Surprise

Les Smolder

18 years & over

Landscapes and Native Plants

Samara Anderson Tree of Life L NP W

WINNER

 

 

 

 

 

Tree of Life

Samara Anderson

17 years & under

 

 

Runner up

Bewitching Bloom of Banksia

Aidan Pawson

17 years & under

Aidan Pawson Bewitching Bloom of Banksia L NP
Arthur Komninos Wise Old Gum Tree L NP W

WINNER

 

 

 

 

 

Wise Old gum Tree

Arthur Komninos 

18 years & over

 

 

 

 

 

Runner up

Mountain Devil

Les Smolders

18 years & over 

Les Smolders Mountain Devil L NP 2021 R
Deniz Ahishali The Underdog L NP HC

Highly Commended

 

 The Underdog

Deniz Ahishali

18 years & over

Beaches and Waterways

Emre Ahishali Misty Mountain B W W

WINNER

 

 

 

Misty Mountain

Emre Ahishali

17 years & under

 

 

 

Runner Up

Still Reflections

Emma Jessop

17 years & under

Emma Jessop Still Reflections B W RU
Taryn Ruiz Mulangong Falls B W W

WINNER

 

 

 

Mulangong Falls

Taryn Ruiz 

18 years & over 

 

 

 

Runner Up

Harbour Milky Way

Rik de Jager

18 years & over

Rik de Jager Harbour Milky Way B W RU
Deniz Ahishali Windang Island Wheels B W HC

Highly Commended

 

 

Windang Island Wheels

Deniz Ahishali

18 years & over