Thank you to everyone who entered our Flowers in Focus photography competition during the 2018 Kings Park Festival. The winners have been announced.

Gary Tate's White Spider OrchidView image slideshowWe received an overwhelming number of entries and are pleased to announce the winners and prizes below. Congratulations to all our winners!

You can view these fabulous photos in an outdoor exhibition in Kings Park.

Thank you to TRIBE Perth, Aspects of Kings Park gallery shop, Shoot. Photography Workshops and Momento for generously providing the prizes for this competition.

The Kings Park Festival is proudly presented by Kings Park and Botanic Garden and the Friends of Kings Park, with the generous support of Lotterywest.

Winners:

Gary Tate

  • TRIBE Perth accommodation package
  • Behind the scenes tour of Kings Park for up to six people
  • Momento photo book gift voucher valued at $100
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition

Jenny Smith

  • $200 Aspects of Kings Park gift certificate
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition

Tali Moyle

  • $150 Aspects of Kings Park gift certificate
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition

Danny Rost

  • Photography Workshop voucher valued at $99
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition

Chelsea McCann

  • Photography Workshop voucher valued at $99
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition

Qui Chris Huynh

  • $50 Aspects of Kings Park gift certificate
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition

Edwin Tharby

  • $50 Aspects of Kings Park gift certificate
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition

Kerri Boase-Jelinek

  • $50 Aspects of Kings Park gift certificate
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition

Amy Curtis

  • $50 Aspects of Kings Park gift certificate
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition

Rachel Walmsley

  • $50 Aspects of Kings Park gift certificate
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition

Chris Tate

  • $50 Aspects of Kings Park gift certificate
  • Photo displayed in Kings Park exhibition.

Winner - Sundew (Drosera sp.). Photo: Jenny Smith.  Winner – Black Kangaroo Paw (Macropidia fuliginosa). Photo: Tali Moyle. Winner - Poverty Bush (Eremophila alternifolia). Photo: Danny Rost. Winner - Granny Bonnet (Isotropis cuneifolia). Photo: Chelsea McCann.  Winner – Fan Flower (Scaevola sp.). Photo: Qui Chris Huynh. Winner - Scarlet Banksia (Banksia coccinea). Photo: Edwin Tharby. Winner - Rose Mallee (Eucalyptus rhodantha). Photo: Kerri Boase-Jelinek. Winner - Urchin Hakea (Hakea petiolaris). Photo: Amy Curtis. Winner - Perennial wildflowers. Photo: Rachel Walmsley. Winner - Everlastings (Lawrencella davenportii and Myriocephalus guerinae). Photo: Chris Tate.

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