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Photographer winner in Nature and Landscape comp

Published: Tue 14 Oct 2008 09:59 AM
New Zealand Photographer Andy Trowbridge has won two sections of the in the ANZANG Nature and Landscape Photographer of the Year 2008 Competition
2nd October, 2008
New Zealand Photographer Andy Trowbridge has gained recognition in the ANZANG Nature and Landscape Photographer of the Year 2008 Competition
Andy Trowbridge of Christchurch, a self taught photographer, has won two sections and was runner up in a third section of the biggest competition of this type in Australasia. He is the only New Zealander to achieve first or second placing in this years competition
First place in
• Portfolio section (best six or more photos)
• Threatened Species section
Runner up in the
• Wilderness landscape section
You can check it out at www.anzangnature.com go to Winners 2008
Andy Trowbridge is a professional photographer based in Christchurch in the South Island of the New Zealand. He specialises in New Zealand wildlife, wilderness landscapes and fly fishing photography.
He has a degree in Ecology and is passionate about the protection and conservation of New Zealand’s fragile natural environment.
Andy has also spent time in Norway, Finland, Poland, South Africa, Botswana and England concentrating on photographing the wildlife of these countries.
Andy’s work has been published around the world in various magazines, books, calendars, exhibit displays and for advertising purposes. Including: Craig Potton Calendars, NZ Fly Fishing Calendar, Science North (Canada) exhibit, US Fly Fisherman, Australian FlyLife, Villmarksliv (Norwegian magazine), Fish & Game New Zealand, Troutfisher New Zealand, Rod & Rifle, New Zealand Fishing World, New Zealand Hunting & Wildlife magazines.
Go to Andy’s website www.andytrowbridge.com to view some of his amazing work
ANZANG Nature is an organisation focused on the unique natural heritage of the bioregion of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea – continents and islands cast from the great southern continent of Gondwana Land over fifty million years ago in which, due to long periods of isolation, remarkable flora and fauna have evolved.
ANZANG Nature highlights this extraordinary legacy by encouraging photography of the region’s nature and wilderness, raising public awareness of its natural heritage, and providing support for nature conservation in the region.
To achieve these aims ANZANG Nature conducts the annual photographic competition to bring to light the very best photographs of animals, plants and landscapes taken in the region. The competition is open to all photographers, amateur or professional, of any age or nationality. In 2007 1300 entries were received.
ENDS

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