HVTC Photo Competitions

   
HVTC Photo Competition 2019

 

RESULTS OF THE HVTC PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2019  :
A:Above the Bushline (with no human element)
1.Derek Richardson: Tararua Tempest
2.Sharman Robinson: View from Waiopehu

B:Above the Bushline (with human element)
1.Grant Roberts: Descending from Girdlestone (Tararua Range)
2.Jan Arts: Christmas Morning -Hump Ridge Track

C:Below the Bushline (with no human element)
1.Sharman Robinson: Storm over the Kawekas
2.Jan Arts: Totara Creek -on a good day

D:Below the Bushline (with human element)
1.Grant Roberts: Cosy Cabin in the woods
2.Grant Roberts: On the track from Mytton's Hut -Cobb Valley

F:Native Flora and Flora
1.Jan Arts:A Drinking Problem -Stewart Island
2.Derek Richardson:Fiordland flora
These entries go to FMC.
HVTC Natural History Trophy for 1st place.

H:Topical.HVTC Trophy for 1st place
1.Grant Roberts: Communing with nature
2.Rosie Doole: Sunset ride -summit

I:Personality
HVTC Trophy for 1st place
1.Grant Roberts: Prime waterfront location
2.Grant Roberts: Just hanging out

J:Overseas
HVTC Trophy for 1st place
1.David Barnes: Taj Mahal
2.David Barnes: Walrus, Svalbard

K:Novice.HVTC Trophy for 1st place
1.Abigail Brownsword: Grey on grey
2.Abigail Brownsword: Daylightdraining
The HVTC Scenic Trophy was awarded to Abigail Brownsword for 'Daylight draining'.Runner up - Sharman Robinson for 'Storm over the Kawekas'.

 

HVTC Photo Competition 2018

A. ABOVE THE BUSHLINE (with no human element)
1. Weather Change - Gavin Watson
2. Golden Morning - Ian McIlraith Commended: Dragon’s Teeth – Ian McIlraith
B. ABOVE THE BUSHLINE (with a human element)
1. Destination uncertain - Nick McBride
2. Breasting the slope - Ian McIlraith Commended: Not lost, yet – Jan Arts 
Trampers against the wind – Derek Richardson
C. BELOW THE BUSHLINE (with no human element)
1. Colours of the Earth - Gavin Watson
2. Into the light - Jan Arts Commended: Lake Stanley – Ian McIlraith
Nature’s Ramparts – Neil Hickman
Baring Head – Geoff Norton
D. BELOW THE BUSHLINE (with a human element)
1. Camp at Soper Shelter - Ian McIlraith
2. A really, really hot day in the Cobb Valley - Michele Lythgoe
Commended: Misty Path – Pat Tristram
E. HISTORIC
1. Cupola Met Station, September 1964 - John Flux
2. Dart Hut, Christmas 1965 - Graeme Lythgoe
F. NATIVE FLORA AND FAUNA
1. Cheeky! - Ian McIlraith
2. Okay - your tern - Gavin Watson Commended: New Zealand dotterel – John Flux
Gametophytes and sporophytes – Ian McIlraith
HVTC Trophies were awarded as follows:
SCENIC: from FMC Sections A, B, C, D:Weather Change - Gavin Watson 
NATURAL HISTORY: Cheeky!- Ian McIlraith
TOPICAL: Uh…Oh… - Nick McBride
Commended: Running Repairs – John Flux
Up and down, again – John Flux
PERSONALITY:Jan and Friend - Ian McIlraith
Commended: New Zealand Geographic – why do you ask? – Ian McIlraith
OVERSEAS: Hampi Sadu - Ian McIlraith
Commended: Tenacious colour at 5000m, Nepal – Phaedra Upton
Kerala Fishermen – Ian McIlraith
Quiet grazing, Dolpo, Nepal – Phaedra Upton
Storm Cloud, Nandi, Fiji – Sharman Robinson
Rural Myanmar – Michele Lythgoe
Marigold Compost, Goa – Ian McIlraith
Indian Tea – Ian McIlraith 
NOVICE: Colours of the Earth - Gavin Watson 
Commended: Sea Surge – Gavin Watson
Destination Uncertain – Nick McBride
Bunnies at Sunset – Gavin Watson

  

HVTC Photo Competition 2016

 

Landscape Winner – Robert Hoischen Runner up – Murray Presland
Below the Bushline Winner – Robert Hoischen Runnerup – Robert Hoischen
Above the Bushline Winner – Robert Hoischen Runner up – Robert Hoischen
Scenic Winner – Robert Hoischen
Natural History Winner – Robert Hoischen Runner up – Grant Roberts
Personality Winner – Grant Roberts Runner up – Grant Roberts
Topical Winner – Maarten Vink Runner up – Robert Hoischen
Hut or Camp Life Winner – Grant Roberts Runner up – Anja van Kesteren
Overseas Winner – Jan Arts Runner up – Pat Tristram
Novice Winner – Leni Maeckle Runner up – Leni Maeckle