Prom Country Spring 2016
Welcome to the first seasonal Prom Country Photo Competition.
The theme for this competition is 'Spring in Prom Country'.
VOTING HAS NOW CLOSED
Thanks for your interest in the Prom Country Spring 2016 Photo Competition!
The start of spring brings out the blossoming buds.
Spring flowers are in abundance across the Prom and this one is particularly special - a native orchid.
A stormy sunrise at the Walkerville south lime kilns
Winter has past, gone are the days of wind swept rain The days are getting longer, cool and still mornings are upon us. This image reflects the calm and crisp mornings that spring brings to us as well as the beautiful light.
Tea tree with spring blossom. Fresh green grass on the bank, birds bathing in the iconic Tidal River with the old whale rock in the background, also showing the tannin coloured still water reflecting the hill to Squeaky Beach.
Hidden Beauty in South Gippsland, Milford is located between Dumbalk North and Mirboo.
There were sheep and goats fighting near this dam, then the boss walked up and everyone went about their business.
Perfect location for your next picnic
When next visiting the 59 metre high Agnes Falls don't forget to bring along a picnic to enjoy in the picturesque bushland picnic ground!
Jurassic Park, without the scary things
Spring sun shower over the cove. FYI, in South Africa they call a sun shower a monkeys wedding.
Captures the nature vibrant contrasts and colours of the sky, sea, sand, rocks and the daisies.
Late afternoon sun with a receding tide making beautiful rock and cloud reflections on the wet sandy beach of Whisky Bay.
A fern growing in the fresh spring air.
A Spring storm brews powerfully over the Cape Liptrap lighthouse.
Children in front of blossom with their pup.
Tadpoling in Jumbunna
The dams are full, the grass lush, the contented milking cows in the Spring sun - nature at her bountiful best!
The light beyond the light
Tidal River meets the sea
The run out of Tidal River into the ocean at Wilson's Prom.
Where else would you literally see the end of the rainbow?
One of my favourite places in Australia, just being there makes me want to handstand with joy!
Sun setting over rock pools.
Foster Street Planting Tulip
Tulip in the street planting of Foster Township
Spring Tide at Squeaky Beach
An impromptu trip to Wilson's Promontory led to several beaches being visited & photographed but I love this one with the huge boulders falling away to sparkling white sand & emerald green & turquoise waves rolling in & out all along the beach.
A bee pollinating the new spring flowers.
Hidden beauty in South Gippsland.
A gorgeous spring day at Tidal River deserves a nice walk, and a great one is the Oberon Bay track.
Agnes Falls in full flow during this wet spring. Beautiful colours of the Gippsland bush.
Wake of my boat leaving Port Welshpool at dawn on a spring morning.
Sunshine with a possible storm
The walk to Pillar Point takes you over the footbridge and along Tidal River with stunning views over the river, Mt Oberon and Norman Beach. An iconic walk not to be missed when visiting the Prom.
Morning walk with my beautiful partner Lauren Ritchie. The sunrise and her are as equally beautiful.
After a beautiful sunny spring day, dramatic rain clouds appear in the afternoon.
A funnel for spring to emerge through Squeaky Beach walk.
Sunrise at Port Welshpool boat ramp
Vibrant sunrise from the Port Welshpool boat ramp.
Farm working dog on cattle duties early on a beautiful spring morning
Looking out to reflections on flood water from the Rail Trail at Meeniyan
Stopping to smell the flowers on a spring day.
The ever changing weather conditions makes this amazing lookout a beautiful place to visit. Every minute of every hour there is something different to see - every image beautiful in its own right.
Spring is here.... I'm smiling!!!
Milky Way above Walkerville south lime kilns
The Milky Way in all of its glory above the beautiful lime kilns at Walkerville South
Busy grass in the hay paddock.
The Agnes River's Journey
The Agnes River is seen here, flowing south through farmland in the lower Strzelecki Ranges and just north of the Gippsland Highway, and on towards Corner Inlet, with Wilsons Promonotory seen in the distance. On the Agnes River Road, between Falls Road and the South Gippsland Highway, at Agnes. This section is closed to vehicular traffic, but can be walked, cycled, and ridden on horseback.
Shows a ray of spring sunshine persisting through the canopy to the moist undergrowth and encouraging an orchard to grow.
A clear sunny beach day at Sandy Point, a stepping stone to the Prom!
The start of spring brings out the blossoming buds.
Port Welshpool Long Jetty
Still waters under the Long Jetty.
We went to sleep with a trickling creek and blossoming fruit trees and awoke to find a flooded front yard.
My son stopping to smell the flowers.
I enjoy bush walking and hearing the beautiful bird sounds in spring.
Spring chickens in the South
New life to embrace a new season.
Oberon Bay from the trail
A gorgeous spring day at Tidal River deserves a nice walk, and a great one is the Oberon Bay track. Especially with views like this.
Bees 'moving house' looking for a new hive.
Mother Wallaby having a snooze near the swamp next to the boardwalk. Looks like the little one she had in her pouch has taken the spring out of her step.
It may be a dreary spring day, but the flowers haven't noticed.
Sunset at Whisky Bay beach.
Easing Into Spring: The Giant Pet
This 1100kg Brown Steer lives on a beef property near Corner Inlet.
Macro capture of a grapevine bud that's newly burst. Capturing Spring's first sign of new life.
Spring has Sprung: The Giant Pet
This 1100kg Brown Swiss steer lives on the Roussac beef property on Corner Inlet.
Each voter must select 3 favourite images to vote for. To be valid, votes must be accompanied with the contact details of the voter and be submitted from a unique email address. If you have entered the contest yourself, you are welcome to vote once, just like everyone else. Excessive votes from the same person, family members or associates, or any attempts to 'game' the system may result in the exclusion of votes or images from the competition.
Voting closes: 30 November 2016.
Once the voting period has closed, votes will been tallied and verified to determine a ‘People’s Choice’ winner. A ‘Best Photo’ winner will be chosen by Prom Country Regional Tourism. Prizes will also be awarded to two randomly selected voters. Winners will be announced on 1 December 2016 by Prom Country Regional Tourism on the
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