Photography Competition 2014/15

Congratulations to all the winners, runners up and commended photographers in the inaugural Arboretum Photography Competition. The Competition, funded and hosted by the Friends of the National Arboretum, aims to gather exciting and innovative images to promote the Arboretum regionally, nationally and  internationally. The winners and finalists:

Adult Category

Winner: Hannah Wardrobe

Photo of Adult winner Hannah Wardrobe 

Runner-up: Rob Davis

photo taken by Adult Runner up Rob Davis. Himalayan cedars 

Commended: James Lee (two photos), Michael Selge, Carly Lusk, John Gieroszynski, Di Tang and Naomi Woodley.

Adult Commended James Lee. Aglow Adult Commended James Lee. Ballooning

Adult Commended Michael Selge. Bird's eye view Adult Commended Carly Lusk. Spot on

Adult Commended John Gieroszynski. Pod playground parking Adult Commended Di Tang. Garden of delight

Adult Commended Naomi Woodley. Reflection at sunset 

High School/College Students

Winner: Jack Mohr

photo taken by High school Winner Jack Mohr Sun on the rail 

Runner-up: Radiylon Mina

photo taken by High school Runner up Radiylon Mina. Sisters view wonderful bonsai 

Commended: Isaac Bishop, Luka Farac, Lorien Allen and Phoebe Spencer.

photo taken by High school Commended Isaac Bishop Wide horizons Photo taken by High School Commended Luka Farac. After summer rain

Photo taken by High school Commended Lorien Allen. Himalayan cedars Photo taken by High school Commended Phoebe Spencer. Beyond the rail

12 Years and Under

Winner: Sol Mokany

Photo taken by Under 12 years Winner Sol Mokany. Stripes 

Runner-up: Claire Heerdegen

Photo taen by Under 12 years Runner up Claire Heerdegen. Moss on cork oak 

Commended: Nick Heerdegen, Elfin Mokany, Louisette Banks and Toby Gosling.

Photo taken by Under 12 years Commended Nick Heerdegen. Windy Photo taken by Under 12 years Commended Elfin Mokany. So bright

photo taken by Under 12 years Commended Louisette Banks. This way outPhoto taken by Under 12 years Commended Toby Gosling. Out to the sunshine