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AGS Photographic Competition, 2014 - Winners
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AGS Photographic Competition, 2014 - Winners

Overall Competition Winner 2014.

Overall 2014 AGS Photographic Competition Winner (The best photograph from all classes)

Tony Duffey, Southport, Merseyside, UK for Hepatica 'Trio' in Class Five.

Class 1. An alpine or rock plant in a natural (wild) landscape, with both plants and landscape featured.

First: Bill Raymond, Iwerne Minster, Blandford, Dorset, UK.

Lathraea clandestina

Pic d'Anie, French Pyrenees: June 2013.

Class 1.

Second: Hilary Birks, Bjorndalstrae, Norway.

Campanula biebersteiniana

Alpine tundra at the head of the Mukhu Valley, Dombaj, Russian Caucasus: June 2013.

Class 1.

Third: Roger Brownbridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK.

Viola calcarata

Riffelsee, Zermatt, Switzerland: June 2014.

Class 2. Portrait of an alpine or rock plant in the wild, featuring the entire plant.

First: Tony Hughes, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK.

Pulsatilla vernalis

Southern slopes of Monte Cervino (Matterhorn) above Breuil-Cervinia, NW Italy: July 2014.

 

Class 2.

Second: Bill Raymond, Iwerne Minster, Blandford, Dorset, UK.

Sempervivum arachnoideum

Valnontey, Gran Paradiso, Italy: June 2007.

 

Class 2.

Third: Zeng gang, Sichuan Alpine Ecology Study Centre, P. R. China.

Aconitum pulchellum

Jiajinshan, Sichuan Province, China: August 2014.

 

Class 3. Close-up detail of an alpine or rock plant in the wild or in cultivation, with leaves included as appropriate.

First: Zeng gang, Sichuan Alpine Ecology Study Centre, P. R. China. 

Meconopsis species

Jiajinshan, Sichuan Province, China: August 2014.

Class 3.

Second: Tony Duffey, Southport, Merseyside, UK. 

Tricyrtis 'Bright Edge'

Image taken in the photographer's garden: August 2014.

Class 3.

Third: Tony Hughes, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK. 

Ophrys tenthredinifera

Sicily: April 2014.

Class 4. Alpine fauna in the wild, in a mountain landscape or in association with alpine plants.

First: Tony Hughes, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK.

Aporia crataegi (black-veined white butterfly)

Cogne Valley, NW Italy: June 2014.

Class 4.

Second: Hilary Birks, Bjorndalstrae, Norway.

Proserpinus proserpina (willowherb hawkmoth)

Nemrut Crater, west of Lake Van, Turkey: May 2014.

Class 4.

Third: Pam Turtle, Sible Hedingham, UK.

Alectoris chukar (chukar partridge)

Poseidon, Greece: March 2014.

Class 5. 'The Alpine Gallery' - a photographic work with some unique 'alpine appeal', whether naturally inspired or created using any advanced software techniques.

First: Tony Duffey, Southport, Merseyside, UK.

Hepatica 'Trio'

Taken in the 'kitchen sudio' at home: image processed in Photoshop Elements 9 and Perfect Effects filter 'Deep Forest' to give a soft focus, high key effect.

Class 5.

Second: Hilary Birks, Bjorndalstrae, Norway.

Silhouette of man and horse.

Mount Oshten, Lago-Naki National Park, Russian Caucasus: June 2013.

Class 5.

Third: Bill Raymond, Iwerne Minster, Blandford, Dorset, UK.

An alpine landscape.

Early morning in the Cirque de Lescun, French Pyrenees: June 2013.

 

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