The Wet Tropics Management Authority is pleased to announce its Snap the Tropics photograph competition winners.

The competition attracted more than 150 entries from local photographers across the Wet Tropics region, featuring everything from creek and waterfall scenes to cassowary and orchid snaps.

Entries were independently judged by acclaimed Cairns nature photographer Mike Prociv.

The winning and commended entries are below:

Winner Senior Category (sponsored by Cairns Regional Council)
Matt Cornish – Southern Cassowary

Winner Junior Category (under 18) (sponsored by James Cook University Tropical Herbarium)
Anton Dunne – Nature Flows

Highly commended | Brendan Helleher – Dinner for Two
Highly commended | Michael Gailer – Sunset at Kahlpalim Rock
Highly commended | Kelvin Marshall – Male Victoria’s Rifle Bird Displaying
Highly commended | Charlotte Hellings – Babinda Boulders

Commended | James Boettcher – Great Cormorant in motion
Commended | Charlotte Hellings – Stoney Creek

All images courtesy Wet Tropics Management Authority