2019 Pic of the year finalists

The photo of the year competition was launched to coincide with the Photo & Video Experience event. Comprising of 6 different categories, the competition was aimed at all imaging enthusiasts, from the hobbyist to the professional photographer, with an exclusive category for smartphone images. Roughly 150 submissions were received, and judging was done independently by the Photographic Society of South Africa (PSSA). Below are the finalists and winners of each category.

Image

CREATIVE

'Light of Life' by Martin Barber

Winner - 'Light of Life' by Martin Barber

'Moon Child' by Hanli Smit

'Moon Child' by Hanli Smit

'Real Time Pain' by Dries Fourie

'Real Time Pain' by Dries Fourie

FASHION

'Rose Gold Beauty' by Hanli Smit

'Rose Gold Beauty' by Hanli Smit

'Fly like a Bird' by Michal Viljoen

'Fly like a Bird' by Michal Viljoen

Winner - 'Christie' by Francois Oosthuizen

Winner - 'Christie' by Francois Oosthuizen

NATURE

Winner - 'Bak in die Son' by Suzi de Beer

Winner - 'Bak in die Son' by Suzi de Beer

'Clouds and Canola' by Marc de Chalain

'Clouds and Canola' by Marc de Chalain

'Colour in Nature' by Leon Pelser

'Colour in Nature' by Leon Pelser

SMARTPHONE

Winner - 'Cable Car Swiss Alps' by Thomas Bingle

Winner - 'Cable Car Swiss Alps' by Thomas Bingle

'Elevator Abstract' by Leon Pelser

'Elevator Abstract' by Leon Pelser

'Storm Brewing' by Chanel Enslin

'Storm Brewing' by Chanel Enslin

WEDDING

'Misty Snow White' by Simon Fletcher

'Misty Snow White' by Simon Fletcher

'Inner Thoughts' by Peet van den Berg

'Inner Thoughts' by Peet van den Berg

Winner 'Wedding Model Cyla' by Simon Fletcher

Winner 'Wedding Model Cyla' by Simon Fletcher

WILDLIFE

'The Last Gasp' by Ian Taylor

'The Last Gasp' by Ian Taylor

'Red Roman Fight' by Stephen Opperman

'Red Roman Fight' by Stephen Opperman

Winner - 'Feed me Mommy' by Alta Oosthuizen

Winner - 'Feed me Mommy' by Alta Oosthuizen

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