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!
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)'
Category 2: “Feathers, scales and tails” – Showcasing our Victorian fauna
Category Winner: Ricardo Simao for
'Gippsland Water Dragons'
Category 3: “Landscapes and ecosystems” – Larger-scale, imagery of Victoria
Category Winner: Jules Farquhar for
'Landscape view of Xanthorrhoea at base of Mount Abrupt'
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'
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'
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'