mEYE World winners announced
The Macular Degeneration Foundation is pleased to announce, as part of World Sight Day activities, the grand finalist, winners and runners up of the mEYE World Photographic Competition 2012.
The Foundation invited enthusiasts and budding photographers to submit photographs, with a supporting 30-60 word description, that showed their appreciation of the gift of vision. Over 560 photographs were received from across Australia.
The variety and quality of the entries received made it a difficult job for the judges, who included media identity and Macular Degeneration Foundation Patron, Ita Buttrose and mivision editor Mark Cushway.
Macular Degeneration Foundation CEO, Julie Heraghty was thrilled with the quality of entries received this year.
“The entries received have been truly inspiring and have told wonderful stories about the world in which we live and just how important our vision is.” said Ms Heraghty. “I want to thank everyone who entered this year’s competition and to congratulate all our winners and runners up for their success in the mEYE World Photographic Competition 2012. I especially thank our sponsor the Optical Distributors & Manufacturers Association (ODMA) for their generous support of the mEYE World Photographic Competition 2012 for a second year running.”
The competition included four categories including; Open, Macular Degeneration Community, Healthcare Professional and Junior (under 18) and the Macular Degeneration Foundation is pleased to announce:
Khang Ta, Heatherton, VIC
Gary Brinkman, Broadbeach Waters, QLD – Open Category
Helen Dugdale, Dalyekkup, WA
Georgina Flanagan, Coolamon, NSW – Junior (Under 18) Category
Posted: 11 November 2012