The Laurie Thomas New Zealand Landscape Trophy for 2011 has been awarded to Michael Treloar of Rotorua for Summers Last Rays.
Silver Medals went to Anne Johns of Christchurch for Glacial Moraine Lake Tekapo and Bevan Tulett FPSNZ also of Christchurch for his image Wall to Wall.
Bob McCree FPSNZ from Auckland won Bronze for Morning Mood Milford as did Ron McKie FPSNZ ARPS of Christchurch for his Lengthening Shadows. Willem Stein LPSNZ of Nelson, also won Bronze for Matukituki Valley.
This year the Salon received 378 images in total, 374 digital and only 4 slides. The were no Honours awarded and 63 images gained acceptances.
The Selection Panel was chaired by Roger Urlwin APSNZ PSNZ from Wanaka assisted by Terry Maguire Hon PSNZ ESFIAP, Dunedin and Errol Kelly from Wanaka.
The Christchurch Photographic Society and the Laurie Thomas committee congratulate all winners and extend special thanks to the Selection Panel.
This Landscape Salon was established in 1997 and is run by the Christchurch Photographic Society in memory of former member the late Laurie Thomas, using part of a generous legacy he left to the Society. He was a keen photographer of the New Zealand landscape using the medium of slides.