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 dams are full, the grass lush, the contented milking cows in the Spring sun - nature at her bountiful best!
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.
Spring flowers are in abundance across the Prom and this one is particularly special - a native orchid.
Hidden Beauty in South Gippsland, Milford is located between Dumbalk North and Mirboo.
Where else would you literally see the end of the rainbow?
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.
Sunrise at Port Welshpool boat ramp
Vibrant sunrise from the Port Welshpool boat ramp.
Hidden beauty in South Gippsland.
One of my favourite places in Australia, just being there makes me want to handstand with joy!
The start of spring brings out the blossoming buds.
Macro capture of a grapevine bud that's newly burst. Capturing Spring's first sign of new life.
Shows a ray of spring sunshine persisting through the canopy to the moist undergrowth and encouraging an orchard to grow.
I enjoy bush walking and hearing the beautiful bird sounds in spring.
Port Welshpool Long Jetty
Still waters under the Long Jetty.
Spring chickens in the South
New life to embrace a new season.
Looking out to reflections on flood water from the Rail Trail at Meeniyan
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.
Spring is here.... I'm smiling!!!
Sun setting over rock pools.
Tidal River meets the sea
The run out of Tidal River into the ocean at Wilson's Prom.
Easing Into Spring: The Giant Pet
This 1100kg Brown Steer lives on a beef property near Corner Inlet.
Milky Way above Walkerville south lime kilns
The Milky Way in all of its glory above the beautiful lime kilns at Walkerville South
The light beyond the light
The start of spring brings out the blossoming buds.
After a beautiful sunny spring day, dramatic rain clouds appear in the afternoon.
Sunset at Whisky Bay beach.
Bees 'moving house' looking for a new hive.
My son stopping to smell the flowers.
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!
A funnel for spring to emerge through Squeaky Beach walk.
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.
It may be a dreary spring day, but the flowers haven't noticed.
A bee pollinating the new spring flowers.
A Spring storm brews powerfully over the Cape Liptrap lighthouse.
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.
We went to sleep with a trickling creek and blossoming fruit trees and awoke to find a flooded front yard.
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.
Stopping to smell the flowers on a spring day.
Busy grass in the hay paddock.
Morning walk with my beautiful partner Lauren Ritchie. The sunrise and her are as equally beautiful.
Foster Street Planting Tulip
Tulip in the street planting of Foster Township
Spring has Sprung: The Giant Pet
This 1100kg Brown Swiss steer lives on the Roussac beef property on Corner Inlet.
A stormy sunrise at the Walkerville south lime kilns
Children in front of blossom with their pup.
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.
A clear sunny beach day at Sandy Point, a stepping stone to the Prom!
A fern growing in the fresh spring air.
There were sheep and goats fighting near this dam, then the boss walked up and everyone went about their business.
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.
Tadpoling in Jumbunna
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.
Jurassic Park, without the scary things
Spring sun shower over the cove. FYI, in South Africa they call a sun shower a monkeys wedding.
Farm working dog on cattle duties early on a beautiful spring morning
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.
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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