The Pemberton Photography Club held its 2015 Easter Photography Exhibition and Competition over the Easter long weekend. The Exhibition was officially opened on 2 April by Paul Omodei. A crowd of sixty attended the opening and were entertained by local photographer and musician Tom Chvojka while enjoying wines from Silkwood Wines.
This year’s judges for the competition were local artist Tony Windberg, Busselton Camera Club president Michael Taylor and Pemberton CRC Manager Peter Smith. The judges were impressed by the quality of this year’s entries and congratulations go to the following prize winners:
Section 1 – Framed Prints or Canvas
1st: Rose Woodrow, ‘Coastal Focus’
2nd: Rose Woodrow, ‘Conflict’
1st: George Wells, ‘‘Monastery Flame’
2nd: Chris de Blank, ‘Fallen’
Section 2 – Mounted Prints
1st: Caitlin Trend, ‘Eagle by the Lighthouse’
2nd: Chris de Blank, ‘Wyadup Rocks’
1st: Wendy Eiby, ‘Wildflower Walk’
2nd: Rob Baker, ‘Walking on Water’
Section 3 – Youth
1st: Gabriele Haldane, ‘Selfies in the Southern Forests’
LJ Hooker: Rose Woodrow, ‘Conflict’
Treasures in the Forest: Rose Woodrow, ‘Conflict’
Shire of Manjimup: Val Roche, ‘Cobblestone Alley’
Pemberton Finger Limes: Georgia Clifford, ‘Donnelly’
Val Roche: Chris de Blank, ‘Quindalup Jetty’
R Woodrow & G Wells: Wendy Eiby, ‘Mt Chudalup Moonrise’
Northcliffe CRC: George Wells, ‘End Light'
Wendy Eiby, ‘Everlastings’
The Pemberton Photography Club thanks our wonderful sponsors, entrants and members who assisted with organising the event. We would also like to thank Tom Chvojka for providing the excellent musical entertainment again this year, Paul Nolan for running the bar, Pauline Williams and Murray Johnson for curating and hanging the images, Paul Omodei for opening the exhibition and the Pemberton Sports Club for providing the venue. Thanks to all patrons who attended the exhibition and purchased works.
The Pemberton Photography Club acknowledges the support of the following sponsors in 2015 - Shire of Manjimup, LJ Hooker, Treasures in the Forests, Silkwood Wines, Pemberton Finger Limes, Liquor Barons, Rainbow Trail Chalets, Northcliffe Community Resource Centre, Pemberton Community Resource Centre, club members Val Roche, Rose Woodrow, George Wells & Wendy Eiby.