We are pleased to announce Mr Darryl Whitaker as our photography judge in 2023! Examples of Darryl's work can be found at his website www.djwtv.com.au/gippslandphototours/
Darryl trained as a cinematographer at Channel 7 in the late 1980s. He started his own video production company DJWTV in 1995. For 16 years DJWTV produced all the local television commercials for Prime Television Gippsland. He added professional stills photography in 2007.
Gippsland Photo Tours began in 2014 taking people to some of Gippsland’s most beautiful locations and teaching them how to use their cameras and introducing them to the world of Adobe Lightroom.
Darryl released his first book, Gippsland - A Photographers Guide. A book that shows ten of his favourite Gippsland locations whilst offering photographers tips and hints.
He joined the Latrobe Valley Camera Club in 2007 and is currently President.
JUNIOR PHOTOGRAPHY (16yrs and under on showday)
2201 - Land/sea scape
2202 - A single tree
2203 - Pairs
2204 - Hands
2205 - Reflections
GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHY (No experienced photographers or camera club members)
2206 - Animals/birds/insects
2207 - Mass flowers
2208 - Glass
2209 - Land/sea scape
2210 - Speed
ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY (Single images with minimal processing except 2217)
2211 - Close up/macro
2212 - Black & White
2213 - Portrait
2214 - Abstract
2215 - Framed
2216 - Open subject
2217 - Creative
PHONOGRAPHY (taken with a phone, no app manipulation)
2218 - Open subject
Subject for both categories "Animals in Action"
2219 - Junior (under 18years on show day)
2220 - Open (no professional photographers)
Be inspired by some of our 2022 entries below....
2022 BEST PHOTO IN SHOW
Gary Beresford - "Time to Fly the Coup"
BEST JUNIOR EXHIBIT
1st - Sarah Gascard - "Off the Rails"
2nd - Joshua Taylor - "Sunset at Rony Creek"
1st - Isla McLean - "Purple Pollen"
2nd - Joshua Taylor - "From My Verandah"
BEST GENERAL EXHIBIT
1st - Chez Howard - "Sunrise in the Mountains"
2nd - Kylie Heath - "Closing of the Day"
1st - Sarah Gascard - "Nothing But the Open Air"
2nd - Leanne Venables - "No Track Winding Back"
1st - Owen Casson - "Bestie"
2nd - Owen Casson - "Floating Happiness"
1st - Linda Keagle - "Waiting"
2nd - Josh O'Connor - "Passionfruit Galore"
1st - Gary Beresford - "Old World"
2nd - Linda Keagle - "Will"
BEST PHOTO IN SHOW
BEST ADVANCED EXHIBIT
1st - Gary Beresford - "Time to Fly the Coup"
2nd - Gary Beresford - "Bizzy Bee"
BEST PHONOGRAPHY EXHIBIT
1st - Missy Horner - "Pure Joy"
2nd - Sherie Howard - "Steam Train"
1st - Joshua Taylor - "Junior Twitcher"
2nd - Isla McLean - "Sunset Action"
1st - Sherie Howard - "Fetch"
2nd - Colin Nicholas - "To Milking We Will Go"