The winning images from the 2020 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the year contest have been revealed and Dalmeny's Tess Poyner has taken the title of Junior Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year.
Above: 'Dainty green tree frog' by Tess Poyner, 2020 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the year. Many locals know of Tess' images via social media including her own well followed Instagram page Tess is also a respected entrant in the annual Animals in the Wild photography exhibition held each year at the Bodalla Gallery. In addition to participating in Animals in the Wild, Tess was also a finalist in the 2019 prestigious Australian Geographic Society's Nature Photographer of the Year competition and was a runner up in 2017.
L to R: Sally Wilson of Bilgola Plateau Sydney, David Shoebridge MLC, Tess Poyner of Dalmeny, Heather Irwin, President of SAFE and local Greens Councillor, Pat McGinlay at the opening of 2018 Animals in the Wild Photo Exhibition in Bodalla. Photo by Gillianne Tedder CLICK HERE to see the other winners in the 2020 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the year contest