15th Annual Photo Competition

2021 Results

This year’s wonderful images submitted by so many members made it difficult as usual to choose the winner, but judge Paul Lucas managed to select one winning entry and three highly commended from each section.

  • Each winner in the five Adult categories received a $100 cash award.
  • Three Highly commended in each of the five Adult categories received $50 worth of products from one of our five sponsors. (Neutrog, Yates Organic Crop Protectants, Richgro and Seasol.)
  • The winner of the Junior category received a photography book and the highly commended junior was awarded $50.


1, Garden Scenes

2. Garden Visitors

3. Floral Art

4. Close-up

5. Productive Plants

6. Junior Section


Mary Anne Velscek

David Carson

Lee Purcell

Robert Fairweather

Annette Miller

Amy L Omerod


Market Garden Park Community

St George Gardeners

Magazine Subscriber

Lilium & Bulb Society of SA

Tamworth & District Garden Club

Kiama Garden Clubs

Image Title

Autumn Reflection

Olive-backed Oriole

Frangipani and daisy floatind display

Chamaescilla corymbosa

Garden Harvest

Wisteria Wonders

The 2021 Highly Commended entries

Garden Scenes: Jan Coslin, Mt Gravatt GC, “Butchart Gardens”, Jacqui Price, West Wollongong GC, “Sissinghurst”,

Patricia Smith, Kulnara GC, “Red Cow Farm”

Garden Visitors: Kay Lochel, The Hills Green Thumb GC, “Koala”, Christine Brennan, Gloucester GC, “Blue Wren”,

Ian Peden, The Palms GC, “Dune Glider on Twig.

Floral Art: Melanie Trimper, Rose Society of SA, “Pedestal Arrangement.” Jacqui Price, West wollongong GC,“Teapot Posy.”, Julia Withers, Gunnedah GC, “Show Exhibit.”

Close-up: Lisa Connors, Paterson Allyn Garden Group, “Kurrajong Bells”, Isobel Hennessey, South West Rocks GC, “Proteas Up Close”, Melanie Trimper, Rose Society of SA, “Honey Dijon”, Jan Costin, Mt Gravatt GC, “Golden Glow”

Edible Plants: Liz Fox, Leura Home GC, “Fresh from the Garden”, Noeline Park, Magazine subscriber, “Lindsay Park’s Pumpkins”, Wendy Pierdzwol, Holroyd GC, “Cherries.”

Junior (right): Billie Philp, Magazine subscriber, “Beehive in Garden.”