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.
2023 BEST PHOTO IN SHOW
"We Was Framed" - Gary Beresford
BEST JUNIOR EXHIBIT
1st - Sarah Gascard -
"See the line where the sky meets the sea"
2nd - Joshua Taylor - "Waterfall cascades"
1st - Archie Henning - "Looking Up"
2nd - Sarah Gascard - "The Coconut Tree"
1st - Sarah Gascard - "In Your Arms"
2nd - Maddy Russ - "A pair of cormorants"
1st - Archie Henning - "Airport Agony"
1st - Sarah Gascard - "The lights that guide you home"
2nd - Maddy Russ - "Mirror Image"
1st - Kate Johnson - "Nosey neighbours"
2nd - Georgia Wilson - "Hey dude, what's up?"
1st - Sarah Gascard - "The Floppy Flowers"
2nd - Emma Turner - "Bendigo"
1st - Owen Casson - "Friends watching chicken telly"
2nd - Elissa Poletti - "Tewkesbury Abbey at Christmas"
1st - Andrea O'Hara - "The End of the Day"
2nd - Kate Johnson - "Lake View"
BEST GENERAL EXHIBIT
1st - Kate Johnson - "Round the Merry Go Round"
2nd - Elissa Poletti - Moment in Time
1st - Gary Beresford - "Long Legged Fly"
2nd - Linda Keagle - "Morning Dew"
1st - Gary Beresford - "The Gun"
2nd - Colin Nicholas - "Lyrebird"
1st - Owen Casson - "Oma"
2nd - Gary Beresford - "COVID Blue"
1st - Gary Beresford - "Leaf Veins"
2nd - Linda Keagle - "Reflect"
BEST ADVANCED EXHIBIT
1st - Gary Beresford - "We Was Framed"
2nd - Michael O'Brien - Capital Circle
1st - Linda Keagle - "Make a Wish"
2nd - Gary Beresford - "Aim high and flap a lot"
1st - Gary Beresford - "The Androgyny Puzzle"
2nd - Linda Keagle - "Autumn Music"
BEST PHONOGRAPHY EXHIBIT
1st - Kylie Whelan - Lighthouse
2nd - Graeme Wilson - "Arctic Ice"
1st - Maddy Russ - "Flying Ducks"
2nd - Sarah Gascard - "6 Little Ducks"
1st - Owen Casson - "Ball!!"
2nd - Graeme Wilson - "Grab and run"