Photographers display hometown pride

People’s Choice winner Chrissy Horrocks.

Tyler Stevens has taken out this year’s Banana Shire Council Australia Day photography competition which carried the theme “hometown pride”.

This year’s competition showcased the talents of local photographers, capturing the essence and beauty of the region while celebrating the pride residents hold for their hometowns.

Stevens, whose captivating photograph impressed judges with its creative view from the top of a harvester. The winning entry stood out among the submissions, reflecting pride in both home and work.

Securing the second place is Liz Dales, whose photograph of a girl in a field captured a timeless moment showcasing the importance of cherishing life’s simpler pleasures.

The competition also featured a People’s Choice category, allowing the community to vote for their favourite photograph.

Chrissy Horrocks emerged as the winner of the People’s Choice award, showcasing a beautiful black and white photo of a brewing storm forming over farm lands.

Council received a remarkable number of submissions this year, demonstrating the widespread enthusiasm and passion for photography within the community.

Mayor Nev Ferrier praised the exceptional talent and creativity of the participants.

” I extend my congratulations to Tyler Stevens, Liz Dales, and Chrissy Horrocks for their achievements,” the mayor said.

“The annual Australia Day photography competition provides a wonderful platform for our community to showcase their photography.”

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