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    Inaugural mEYE World winners

    Raising awareness of AMD through photography.

    Photo competition launch

    The Foundation conducted its first ever mEYE World Photographic Competition, inviting people to capture their unique story through the lens of a camera and help raise awareness of age-related macular degeneration.

    Entrants were required to submit their photograph with 50 words or less to explain how their entries depicted the theme, “Eyes on the future”. There were more than 450 entries from all across Australia. The winners are listed below with the grand prize winner being Delma Wheatley (WA).

    Competition winners

    Delma Wheatley – Macular Degeneration Community category (WA) and grand finalist

    “Having macular degeneration I often see life through the lens of my camera; capturing this tree in its glory, basking in the sun saturating her in rich gold dust like magic, creating a home for all creatures that lay solitude to this land. This tree gives testimony to life surviving this harsh environment as research gives future hope for curing MD.”

    Tsung-Heng Kuo – Open category (Vic)

    Charlotte Farquharson – Junior (under 18) category (Qld)

    Ian Robertson (optometrist) – Healthcare Professional category (WA)

    Posted: 10 June 2011

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