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AGS Photographic Competition, 2008 - winners
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AGS Photographic Competition, 2008 - winners

 

Overall winner 2008

Overall 2008 AGS Photographic Competition Winner: The best photograph from all classes: Bob Gibbons, Wimborne, Dorset , for Anemone coronaria.              

 

Class 1.
 
First: G. A. (Harry) Jans, Al Loenen, Netherlands.
Dendrosenecio keniensis and D. keniodendron
Mnt Kenya. 3800-4400m, Kenya: October 2007.
 

 

  
Second: Tony Hughes, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK.
Gymnadenia conopsea
Bernese Oberland, Switzerland: July 2008.

 

Third: Jack Muzatko, Pinole, California, USA.
Lewisia triphylla
California Sierra, USA: June 2005.

 

Class 2.
                            
First: Bob Gibbons, Wimborne, Dorset, UK.
Anemone coronaria
Omalos Plateau, Crete: April 2007.

 

Second: Hilary Birks, Loddefjord, Norway. 
Paraquilegia caespitosa
Tien Shan Mountains, Kazakhstan: June 2008.

 

Third: Peter Maguire, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
Primula vulgaris
Bracklinn Falls, Stirlingshire Scotland: April 2008.

 

Class 3.
 
First: Tony Duffey, Southport, Merseyside, UK.
Pulsatilla rubra
Studio photograph: 2008.

 

Second: Celia Sawyer, Oxford, UK.
Pulsatilla vulgaris
Photographed in the owner’s garden: April 2008.

 

Third: Hilary Birks, Loddefjord, Norway.
Allium caeruleum
Tien Shan Mountains, Kazakhstan: June 2008.

 

Class 4.        
        
First: G. A. (Harry) Jans, Al Loenen, Netherlands.
Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
Alaska, USA:  April 2008.

 

Second: Willem van Kruijsbergen, Alphen, Netherlands.
Spotted Fritillary (Melitaea didyma ssp. meridionalis)
Wallisellen, Switzerland: July 2008.

 

Third: Steve Clayton, Halifax, West Yorks, UK.
Ibex (Capra pyrenaica)
Chamonix, France: July 2004.

 

Class 5 (for Digital Images).
 
First: Tony Duffey, Southport, Merseyside, UK.
An abstract ofArisaema candidissimum.
Image manipulated in Photoshop using mainly the filters menu:
postulize
watercolour
levels and saturation

 

Second: Sam Larsson, Mölndal, Sweden.
Trillium sessile
Image created by digital manipulation from a garden photograph.

 

Third: Steve Clayton, Halifax, West Yorks, UK.
Orchis militaris
Ecrin National Park, France, June 2008.
Image created in Photoshop using the history brush. 
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