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AGS Photographic Competition, 2010 - Winners

Overall Winner 2010.
Overall 2010 AGS Photographic Competition Winner (The best photograph from all classes) : Bob Gibbons, Wimborne, Dorset, UK, for Tussilago farfara (Class Three).


Class 1.
First: Zeng gang, Sichuan Alpine Ecology Centre, P.R. of China.      

Primula sikkimensis.

Mt Minya Konka, Sichuan Province, China: July 2010.

Second: Karen Gregory, London, UK.

Allium victorialis.

Below the Sella Group, Dolomites, Italy: August 2010.

Third: Bob Gibbons, Wimborne, Dorset, UK.

Oxytropis splendens.

Bow Valley, Alberta, Canada: July 2010.










Class 2.
First: William Raymond, Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum, Dorset, UK.

Sempervivum grandiflorum.

Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy: June 2007.

Second: Erik Holgersen, Jyllinge, Denmark.             

Gentiana brachyphylla.

Obergurgl, Austria: July 2010.

Third: Tony Hughes, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK.

Cyclamen repandum.

Roadside in central Sardinia: April 2010.

Class 3.
First: Bob Gibbons, Wimborne, Dorset, UK.

Tussilago farfara.

Swiss Alps: June 2010.

Second: Liam McCaughey, Ballinderry, Upper Lisburn, N. Ireland.

Pulsatilla ambigua sp. ambigua.

Photographed in the greenhouse against a dark card: April 2010.

Third: Howard and Sally Wills, Torrington, Devon, UK.

Sempervivum calcareum ‘Guillaumes’.

In cultivation, Plant Heritage Collection at Torrington: June 2005.

Class 4.
First: Cliff Booker, Whitworth, Lancashire, UK.

Mazarine Blue Butterfly (Cyaniris semiargus).

In meadows, Passo Gardena, Dolomites: July 2009.

Second: Tony Hughes, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK.

Immature Mantis (Empusa pennata) on Serapias cordigera.

Near Dorgali, Sardinia: April 2010.

Hilary Birks: Loddefjord, Norway.

Goats (Capra aegagrus hircus).

Rupin Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India: July 2007.

Class 5. (for Digital Images)
First: Celia Sawyer, Oxford, UK.

An abstract of Primula allioni.

Image created using a liquefy filter in Photoshop Elements 6.

Second: Steve Clayton, Ripponden, Halifax. Yorkshire, UK. 

“Alpine Bouquet”.

A montage created using Photoshop CS.

Third: Tony Duffey, Southport, Merseyside, UK.

Pleione formosanum.

Image created by digital manipulation in Photoshop Elements 5.