Cotton Australia’s Faces of Australian Cotton photography competition prize recipients were announced during the final session of the Australian Cotton Conference. Congratulations to each recipient on their outstanding photograph, and thank you for the more than 600 entries received.
Overall first place winner (PICTURED): $4000 digiDIRECT camera equipment voucher: congratulations to Andrea Crothers, Dirranbandi Queensland
Runner-up: $2000 digiDIRECT camera equipment voucher: congratulations to Gayle Mills, Gunnedah NSW
Category winners: $1500 (3 x $500) digiDIRECT camera equipment voucher
Category 1: Aussie cotton growers and industry personnel – capturing the character of the industry: congratulations to Andrea Crothers, Dirranbandi Queensland
Category 2: Aussie cotton families – people on the land: congratulations to Gayle Mills, Gunnedah NSW
Category 3: Innovation in cotton – people demonstrating the latest technologies and equipment: congratulations to Heike Watson, Boggabri NSW.
People’s choice: $500 digiDIRECT camera equipment voucher: congratulations to Eve Jeffery, The Channon NSW.
A judging panel consisting of photographer Josh Smith and one cotton industry representative selected the winning entries and people’s choice finalists. Cotton Australia thanks Josh for his efforts - a task made difficult due to the high calibre of all entries received.
Click here to view all of the entries and for more information