This is the third year that the City of Wanneroo has held the event, with almost 260 photographs submitted, an increase of 150 per cent on last year’s entries.
Butler resident Mark Hyland won the overall adult prize for his photo Perry’s Bunkhouse and Mindarie’s Ben Sommerville won the overall youth prize for Blue wave at Mindarie.
Category winners included Tiffany Lamb (Alkimos), Zoe Fletcher (Yanchep) and Teka Davis (Two Rocks).
Mayor Tracey Roberts said the competition encouraged people to visit places of interest within the City of Wanneroo during summer.
‘For the first time, the |competition included two new categories of coastal and maritime and heritage and nature,’ she said.
‘It is fantastic to see such a wide range of images representing the variety of natural beauty and attractions.
‘Many of the images will now be used in future promotional material for the City, including brochures, guides, posters and the community calendar.’
The judging panel comprised MADCAT Photography owner Dave Catley, tourism consultant Eddie Watling and Mindarie Marina general manager Martin Smith.
– TWELVE to 25-year-olds have until Sunday, May 11 to enter the City of Wanneroo’s youth photography competition and exhibition. Entries will be exhibited at the Alkimos Beach Sprout Space from June 3 to 6 and Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre from June 18 to July 1.