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Showcases the easiest images of animals, vegetation and landscapes taken in Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea.

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ANZANG Nature Photographer of the yr – 2012Overall Winner

ANZANG Nature Photographer of the yr – 2012Portfolio Prize

Animal Behaviour

Animal Portrait

Botanical Subject

Underwater Subject

desolate tract Landscape

Threatened Species

Black and White


Our Impact



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Indd 53 17/07/12 10:39 AM THREATENED SPECIES – RUNNER-UP Edge of extinction Jan Wegener, Victoria With less than 30 birds left in the wild, there seems to be little hope for the stunning Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster). I flew to Tasmania to photograph these birds on their breeding grounds. It was an amazing experience to have photographed such a rare bird posed on an elegant perch. ’ JUDGES’ COMMENTS Status: The Orange-bellied Parrot is listed as Critically Endangered. indd 54 16/07/12 12:24 PM THREATENED SPECIES Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor) feeding David Stowe, New South Wales Swift Parrots are stunning birds to say the least, but to see so many of these endangered birds at one time was amazing.

Indd 43 16/07/12 12:22 PM WILDERNESS LANDSCAPE – RUNNER-UP Graveyard Julie Fletcher, South Australia A quiet stillness hangs over this eerie graveyard of trees, with the occasional rumble in the distance and lightning strikes constantly filling the sky. The murky lime-green water laps the shoreline, creating patterns and adding a surreal impression with the red dirt. 8G ED, 13 seconds, f16, ISO 100; tripod; neutral density filter, 4 stop used for longer exposure ‘A dramatic scene with intriguing colours and so much going on.

Indd 25 16/07/12 12:16 PM B O TA N I C A L S U B J E C T This may be a portrait or a habitat shot. ) after fire Andrew C Wallace, Tasmania The regeneration of these large grass trees en masse after fire is a spectacular sight. I used a shallow depth of field to heighten the sense of space and direct attention onto just a few flower spikes. 0, ISO 400; handheld ‘A crowded landscape is flattened to be an abstract view of the subject – an artistic take on the grass trees. indd 27 16/07/12 12:16 PM BOTANICAL SUBJECT – RUNNER-UP Mushroom singing in the rain Ford Kristo, New South Wales Life and photography goes on, even in the rain.

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