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Media Release Kimberley Photographic Award 2016 Winners Announced

20th June 2016

KIMBERLEY PHOTOGRAPHIC AWARD 2016 WINNERS ANNOUNCED


 The Cycle of Life by Craig WilliamsOne hundred and eighty striking images from around the Kimberley were revealed at the exhibition opening for the Kimberley Photographic Award on Saturday 18th June, 2016.

Hosted by the Shire of Derby / West Kimberley, the fifth annual photographic award was officially opened by Glen Chidlow, CEO of  Cycle of Life by Craig WilliamsAustralia's North West Tourism. More than two hundred people attended the opening for the award presentations to category winners.



The Kimberley Photographic Award 2016 overall winner was presented to Craig Williams of Broome for his Flora & Forna photo entitled The Cycle of Life. The Stunning image captures a turtle on the beach seemingly looking at a Seagull in the distance, it is almost as if she knows that her nesting attempt is successful, many of her hatchlings are likely to fall prey to these scavenging birds - This is the Cycle of Life.

Categories:

OVERALL WINNERThe Cycle of Life by Craig Williams of Broome
KIMBERLEY LANDSCAPES

Halls Creek Storm by Landi Bradshaw of Kununurra

CHARACTER PORTRAITSSelf Portrait by Katie Breckon of Derby
CREATIVE / ALTERED REALITYUmbrella by Mieke Boynton of Broome
BLACK AND WHITEIt Takes One to Know One by Mieke Boynton of Broome
FLORA or FAUNA

Long on the Wing by Dominic Flutter of Derby

YOUTH (17 YEARS AND UNDER)Watchful by Jessie Burke of Derby
OPEN NON-KIMBERLEYPandanus at Lombadina by Bob Hall of Queensland
SMARTPHONE SNAP & SENDWashed Away by Sherileen Martin of Derby


The People's Choice winner will be announced on Friday 24th June following a count of votes cast by visitors to the exhibition.


Judges Lia McKnight and Derek Hobbs praised the creativity of photographs entered and applauded the photographers who made the effort to enter the competition and share their passion for photography with the public.


The Kimberley Photographic Award exhibition is open daily for viewing and sales from 12pm - 6pm until Thursday 23 June at the Derby Civic Centre. All photographic entries are for sale except the overall prize winner which becomes property of the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley.


ENDS


Picture Caption


1. Kimberley Photographic Award 2016 Overall Winner The Cycle of Life by Craig Williams.


2. MC Tim Brady, Glen Chidlow from Australias North West Tourism, Stephen Scourfield, Chief Travel editor for the West Australian and SDWK CEO Stephen Gash at the exhibition opening night.

For more information please contact:


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E: kpa@sdwk.wa.gov.au

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