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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

An Appropriate Subject for Eurobodalla Photography Club


The February meeting of the Eurobodalla Photography club welcomed John Frazer from St Peters Broulee as our guest judge for the night. The set topic was Sand which gave photographers plenty of scope within the shire.

Entries for the monthly competition ranged from sand sculptures and exotic landscapes to textures, tracks and objects in the sand. John, as an experienced professional photographer and teacher, provided expert critiques of the submitted entries.

Later in the evening, John gave the group an informative and inspiring presentation of his own work in the field of sport photography.

Winners of the Monthly competition were:

Image of the Night Rob Geraghty " Namibia" (below)


Colour Images.

Gold Awards

Rob Geraghty "Namibia"

Rob Geraghty "Alone"

Dave Kemp "Sand Wash"

Colour images. Silver Awards

Geoff McVeigh "Dragonfly warming up for flight One ThouSAND"

Jeanette Robben "Stars in the Sand"

Brian Gunter "Sandy Shoreline"

Shirley Gunter "Sand Crystals"

Dave Kemp "Toes in the Sand"

Monochrome Images Gold Award

Jeanette Robben "Camel Rock at Sunrise"

Monochrome Images. Silver Awards

George Cook "Ripples"

Click above for captions and slideshow

After a break for supper provided by Jill Armstrong, two of our members Beth Westra and Rob Geraghty displayed and discussed images that had been submitted by themselves and Yvonne Matthews to the Australian Photography magazine competition.

This competition attracts over 26,000 entries from Australia and New Zealand. Rob entered a folio of four images into the "wildlife" category, taken from his trip to the Arctic. Beth Submitted her four images to the "Monochrome " category, taken from the Braidwood Rodeo and Yvonne submitted her folio to the "Portrait" category.

To achieve a standard of highly commended and commended is a significant achievement for our three members. Congratulations to Rob, Beth and Yvonne.

We warmly welcome new members and visitors to our club. Drop in at 7pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month (except December) at the Tomakin Community Hall and share our passion for photography.

NOTE: Comments were TRIALED - in the end it failed as humans will be humans and it turned into a pile of merde; only contributed to by just a handful who did little to add to the conversation of the issue at hand. Anyone who would like to contribute an opinion are encouraged to send in a Letter to the Editor where it might be considered for publication

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