Winners announced in seniors’ photo competition
5 October 2018
A photo depicting the strong hypnotic stare of Ellie the owl has won the 2018 Seniors Card Through The Lens photographic competition.
Office for the Ageing’s manager of the Seniors Card program,
“Selected from close to 1,100 entries, his photo will feature on the cover of the 2019 Seniors Card Discount Directory, available to members from December,” Ms Hayes said.
“Through the Lens is the Office for the Ageing’s annual photographic competition for Seniors Card members, celebrating International Day of Older Persons and showcasing and celebrating the skills and creativity of older South Australians.
“The calibre of entries received as part of this year’s competition was truly inspiring and impressive, and I encourage all South Australians to visit the exhibition and view the great work that will be on display at the City Library in Rundle Mall until Wednesday 7 November.
“The exhibition celebrates the creativity and photographic talents of South Australia’s Seniors Card members. It serves as a reminder that learning is lifelong and that it is never too late to start a new hobby or renew enthusiasm for an existing one.
“I congratulate all finalists for their creative approach to this competition and the overall winner, David Munro, for his captivating photo.
A panel of judges selected finalists and the winners in six categories were announced at an exclusive launch event on Thursday 4 October:
|Portrait and overall winner||David Munro — Look into my eyes...|
|Artistic||Wayne Pearson — The window cleaner's revenge|
|Landscape||Robert Armitage — Morning Flight|
|Nature||Jeffery Venning — Earth to Earth|
|Seniors in Action||Suzanne Opitz — 'Sunrise' Seniors|
For more information about Through the Lens and to view the winning entries and those submitted by shortlisted finalists, visit www.sa.gov.au/seniorscard/photo.