‘That Time of The Day’: The stunning overall winner of the Budding Photographers 2014 competition, by David Williams. He also took out the Landscapes category.IT’S not difficult to work out why our botanic garden is the jewel in Macarthur’s tourism crown.
These stunning pictures, captured by photographers vying for this year’s Budding Photographer competition, should convince any doubters.
Visitor numbers to the 416 hectares of The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan, continue to skyrocket, with more than 331,000 recorded this financial year — almost 150,000 more visitors than the previous year.
Our beautiful oasis Macro winner: The Lost World by Glenn Smith, like a scene from Lord of the Rings.
Winner of the Plants and Animals category, Coral Beauty by Phillip Kennedy.
People in Gardens category winner, Solitude by Carina Burns.
Winner of the High School category, Watercolour by Joshua Oram.
Winner of the Primary School category: My Sunshine by Annabelle Oram.
Winner of the People’s Choice award, Hovering Honey Bee by Sarah Hallett.
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It aims to capture gorgeous shots across categories including people in gardens, plants and animals, landscapes and macro. There were also specific categories for primary and high school students.
The 2014 entries did not disappoint, spanning lush landscapes, staggering waterfalls and, of course, breath taking sunsets among the plethora of close-up images of local wildlife and flora.
Winners of the adult categories were awarded $200 while the grand prize winner received $500.
A digital display of the competition entries at the garden’s visitors’ centre will close on October 1.
Details: 4634 7935.
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