Gallery Bodalla kindly donated the use of the gallery to exhibit the annual Animal in the Wild photographic competition held on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend.
More than 300 entries were whittled down by preliminary judges before the winners were judged by Internationally renowned Australian photographer, Rex Dupain.
The winners and finalists were on exhibition to the public, with visitors able to vote for the people’s choice award.
Narooma’s Tess Poyner was the winner of the most beautiful image of an animal in the wild photographed by a photographer aged 16 years or under with her ‘unreal’ looking photo of a ‘Gecko On The Sand’.
A photo of an amazing image of the birth of a cicada by photographer Helen Nugent was the winner of the image that most evokes a connection with an animal in the wild in Australia.
With the winner of the most beautiful image of a bird in the wild in Australia, a delightful black and white image of Four Wood Ducklings by photographer Amanda Bull.