Winners of the FOCUS Photographic Competition 2018

Winners of the FOCUS Photographic Competition 2018

FOCUS 2018 Presentation Ceremony
Release Date: 
Monday, 28 May 2018

A presentation ceremony for the winners of the FOCUS Photographic competition was held at the City of Armadale's Armadale Library on Saturday 26 May 2018.

Open to adult amateur photographers, the theme of this years' competition was The City at Play with two categories of Present Day and Historical (pre 1990).

Photographers were required to capture moments of outdoor fun at any of the City of Armadale’s leisure spots, many of which are well known, some of which are hidden, some built to purpose, and others just happy accidents of nature.

City of Armadale Mayor Henry Zelones OAM, JP said the competition this year attracted a total of 51 entries across the two categories.

“The City is very keen to expand on the Birtwistle Local Studies Library's Picture Armadale photographic collection.

“Our residents spend their leisure time in so many different ways and locations throughout the City, and this year the entries captured some remarkable images of our local parks and playgrounds, community events and facilities.

“For anyone interested in viewing the winning photographs, visit the display at the Armadale Library from Sunday 27 May to Friday 22 June,” he said.

Winners of the FOCUS 2018 photography competition are:

Historical Category

Susan Downey-Yarlett
Armadale Pools

Present Day Category

1st        Weronika Werner
Kayaking at Champion Lakes

2nd       Katie Langridge
Superhero at play       

3rd        Leah Mizen
Fun in the sun                           

Honorable Mentions

Noviyah Crunkhorn
Raeburn Orchards      

Christy Wintle
Shipwreck Park

Winners received prizes including cash and vouchers up to $300, and a professionally mounted print of their winning image.

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