Top Photographs:
Worldwide Camera Club Competition

Here are the top photographs from our Worldwide Camera Club Competition! Camera clubs from around the world submitted their amazing photographs for a friendly challenge to determine the best of the best. The subject matter was open -- photographer's choice. Each club submitted their best single image. And now, the results are in!

Thank you!!

A huge thank you to our three wonderful judges:

Rob Davidson
Richard Martin
Tony Sweet

Find out more about the judges.

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The winning image
The runner-up
A list of the 5 top photographs
A video presentation of more of the top images


The results of the Worldwide Camera Club competition are in!  We had entries from countries far and wide, including Canada, South Africa, the USA, and New Zealand.

Overall, the judges thought that the submitted images were great, and it was difficult for them to narrow down their choice to the final winners!  It was a close race between the top two images.  After much discussion, they have arrived at a decision.

And the Winner is...!

Photography Competition Winner
"Great Egret with its Reflection"
© Arnold Dubin
Camera Club of Brevard, Satellite Beach, Florida, USA

Congratulations to our first place winner, the Camera Club of Brevard in Satellite Beach, Florida, USA!  Arnold Dubin represented his club with his beautiful winning image titled "Great Egret with its Reflection."  Visit the club website at

The judges offered the following comments on this image:

This photographer has shown a personal vision and creativity, and handled the subject with delicacy and subtlety. This is an example of how a standard subject can be transformed into a beautiful image. The image has a quiet beauty and simplicity. It also demonstrates the expressive power of tones to establish mood. The maker has shown artistic vision.


The Runner-up

Photography Competition Runner-up
"Jackal-Vulture Fight"
© Mitchell Krog
Krugersdorp Camera Club, Krugersdorp, South Africa

Congratulations also go to our runner-up, the Krugersdorp Camera Club in Krugersdorp, South Africa!  Mitchell Krog represented his club with his exciting capture titled "Jackal-Vulture Fight." Visit the club's website at

The judges offered the following comments on this image:

This image captures an incredible moment and takes skill as an action wildlife photographer. This photograph has obvious impact. Tremendous tension has been created by the photographer's use of timing to capture this dynamic action.


The Five Top Photographs

The five top photographs picked by the judges were:

Photography Competition Winner

Great Egret with its Reflection (Winner), by Arnold Dubin of the Camera Club of Brevard in Satellite Beach, Florida, USA.




Photography Competition Winner

Jackal-Vulture Fight (Runner-up) by Mitchell Krog of the Krugersdorp Camera Club in Krugersdorp, South Africa.



Photography Competition Winner

Stairway to Heaven by Joe Statuto of the Northeast Photography Club, Scranton, PA, USA.



Photography Competition Winner

Kokerboom Quiver by Michelle Slater of the Fish Hoek Photographic Society, Cape Town, South Africa




Photography Competition Winner

Fish Dish by Cosima Ray of the Tauranga Photographic Society in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.



Video Presentation

To see more of the top photographs from the contest, please enjoy our video.


I really enjoyed all the images that were submitted. Thanks to all the clubs who participated!

~Julie Waterhouse
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