Photo competition

This year at VicBioCon22, we ran our first photo competition!


Photos were submitted via email, Twitter and Instagram! You can view the
photo submissions 
on social media by searching the hashtag 

The six amazing winners will now be will be displayed at the Lake Bolac
Eel Festival - Kuyang Lapakira (Plenty Eels)
 in March 2022. 

Check out the winning entries below!

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1. VicBioCon - Jenn Longo.jpg
Category 1: “You better be-leaf it” –
Showcasing our Victorian flora

Category Winner & Grand Prize: Jenn Longo for
'Opening bed of a red bottlebrush (#Callistemon)'
2. VicBioCon - Ricardo Simao.JPG
Category 2: “Feathers, scales and tails” – Showcasing our Victorian fauna

Category Winner: Ricardo Simao for 
'Gippsland Water Dragons'
3. Jules Farquhar (5).jpeg
Category 3: “Landscapes and ecosystems” – Larger-scale, imagery of Victoria

Category Winner: Jules Farquhar for 
'Landscape view of Xanthorrhoea at base of Mount Abrupt'
4. David De Angelis - Small but with a spine.JPG
Category 4: “All the small things” – Blink 182 were singing about macrophotography, microbiology, entomology, and mycology, surely?  

Category Winner: David De Angelis for 
'Small but with a spine'
5. VicBioCon - Marissa Parrott.jpg
Category 5: “Out standing in the field” – Ecologists in action… What does our work look like?

Category Winner: Dr Marissa Parrott for 
'PhD student Emily Scicluna working in the field'
6. VicBioCon - Lauren Tworkowski.jpg
Category 6: “Accidental masterpieces” – Photo-bombing animals, tricky fieldwork situations and unplanned chaos are all welcome here

Category Winner: Lauren Tworkowski for 
'Levitating tree fern on the Black Spur, Fernshaw'