Creative image a winner for local in western competition

Cobar amateur photographer Brock Martin’s Sunset in a Glass photo was a winner in this year’s Local Land Services Light & Life photography competition.

The winners of the highly regarded Life and Light Photo Competition were recently announced at the Broken Hill Agfair with Cobar’s Brock Martin one of the winners.

Brock was one of 10 category winners in this year’s Local Land Services competition, which was celebrating its 20th anniversary since its inception in 1999.

His photo entitled ‘Sunset in a Glass’ won the digitally enhanced category.

A total of 307 entries were received, all of which were taken in the Western Local Land Services area and linked to the theme of ‘What makes our outback special?’

There were two new categories for this year’s competition, with the first being open only to professional photographers and the second, titled ‘20 years of Life and Light’, open to photos that had been entered previously in the competition.

The competition was thrilled to have the highly talented Emma Moss, of Life on a Station Instagram and Facebook fame, as one of this year’s judges.

“This competition does a wonderful job of showcasing the beauty and diversity of the Western region and can only help attract people to it,” Ms Moss said.

The Life and Light Photo Competition was run jointly by Western Local Land Services and Western Landcare NSW.