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Photo Challenge Winner – Connecting with the Coast

Congratulations to Kate Emond who has done a a beautiful job showing us their connection to the coast with this photo of an oncoming storm at Barwon Heads.

Katie took this image as part of Bellarine Connections Photography, an initiative of genU | Building Inclusive Communities

Thank you to all who entered.

 

Photo Challenge Winner – Coastal Colours

Congratulations to Casey Watson who has captured the beautiful colours of the seaweed regularly present at the Ocean Grove Dog Beach

Casey took this image as part of Bellarine Connections Photography, an initiative of genU | Building Inclusive Communities

Thank you to all who entered.

 

Photo Challenge Winner – Creatures of the Coast

Congratulations to Myra Kelly who captured this local hermit crab who knew how to do the van life trend before it became cool.

Thank you to all who entered.

 

Photo challenge

Calling all amateur photographers with a passion for Victoria’s spectacular coastline!

Get outdoors, get snapping and enter your photos into the Summer by the Sea 2022 photo challenge.

Your entry(ies) must showcase one of the following themes:

  • Connecting with coast
  • Creatures of the coast
  • Coastal colours

 The important details: 

  • The challenge runs from 3rd – 25th January and is open to all ages
  • Participants can enter up to three photos
  • Whilst exploring the coastline and capturing your images, please ensure not to disturb wildlife or their habitats
  • Images must be:
    • Taken within Victoria
    • JPEG format

  How to enter:

 Share with us on social media by tagging the Summer by the Sea | Facebook or Instagram (@summerbythesea_vic) and use the hashtag #SBTSphotochallenge and either #connectingwithcoast #creaturesofthecoast or #coastalcolours depending on your theme entry

Choosing the best: 

The top photos under each theme will be chosen by the Coastcare Victoria team, announced on January 28th 2022 and will feature on our website.

Marine Illustration 23 January 2020 – Aireys Inlet



Come and try your hand at landscape drawing at Eagle Rock!



This Event is suitable for ages 7+. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by a supervising adult.





What to Bring…

 

Suitable clothing for the weather conditions – be sun smart




  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat

  • Bottle of water

  • Insect repellant

  • Food eg. snacks

  • Sturdy Shoes no thongs

  • A happy disposition, an inquisitive nature and a smile!


Where to meet…

The meeting place will be provided in your confirmation email upon booking.

Marine Natural History Illustration 22 January 2020 – Warrnambool





Marine Natural History Illustration


Join Tarryn Coward for a brief introduction to gesture drawing and bird anatomy and maybe touch on landscape drawing, emphasising the importance of observation and spending some time just watching the animals.



 

This Event is suitable for all ages. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by a supervising adult.





What to Bring…





  • Sketchbook or paper

  • Clipboard/something to lean on

  • Pencils, pens and any other media you want to create with



Suitable clothing for the weather conditions – be sun smart


  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat

  • Bottle of water

  • Insect repellant

  • Food eg. snacks

  • Sturdy Shoes no thongs

  • A happy disposition, an inquisitive nature and a smile!


Where to meet…

The meeting place for this activity is Pickering Point Lookout, Macdonald Street, Warrnambool. Keep an eye out for the Coastcare flags.


Marine Natural History Illustration 21 January 2020 – Port Fairy





Marine Natural History Illustration


Join Tarryn Coward for a brief introduction to gesture drawing and bird anatomy and maybe touch on landscape drawing, emphasising the importance of observation and spending some time just watching the animals.



 

This Event is suitable for all ages. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by a supervising adult.





What to Bring…





  • Sketchbook or paper

  • Clipboard/something to lean on

  • Pencils, pens and any other media you want to create with



Suitable clothing for the weather conditions – be sun smart


  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat

  • Bottle of water

  • Insect repellant

  • Food eg. snacks

  • Sturdy Shoes no thongs

  • A happy disposition, an inquisitive nature and a smile!


Where to meet…

The meeting place for this activity is the Rotunda on Girffith Island, Ocean Drive Port Fairy. 


Junior Rangers Caught on Camera- Wildlife Detective- Great Otway National Park

Busted! Caught on camera. Have you ever wondered what creatures call the Great Otway National Park home?  Join the local Rangers, and learn how they use technology to understand the creatures of this great national park.


Please bring water, sunscreen, insect repellent, and wear sturdy enclosed shoes, a hat, and clothing appropriate for the weather. Be prepared for a short walk.


This activity is suitable for children aged 6-12, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or over.


This activity will be cancelled in extreme weather e.g. if it is declared a day of Total Fire Ban.

Marine and Coastal Photography 19 Jan 2020 – Beaumaris

Marine and Coastal Photography : 19 Jan 2020 – Marine and Coastal – Beaumaris


Marine Care Ricketts Point present: Coastal Photography. Trying to take that perfect sunset snap or rockpool wonder shot, but can’t quite capture the natural beauty? Join Marine Care Ricketts Point’s local photographer Robert Gardiner, on an introductory session to coastal photography. The activity takes place on the edge of the locally renowned Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary.


Never seen before photography… by you. This session is aimed at beginners for coastal and marine photography. It will include very shallow underwater photography (ie arm depth in the rockpools).


Age range 12 – 75 years. Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by an accompanying adult.


What to Bring…



  • Your own camera (point and shoot, waterproof recommended)

  • Knowledge of your own camera – please have read the operational manual prior to the event

  • Umbrella to avoid reflections on the water of rockpools (Optional)

  • Please note – a small number of beginner cameras are available.

  • If you need to borrow, please bring on own SD card – a 1GB or 2GB

  • Wear a broad-brimmed hat and sunscreen

  • Closed toe footwear – ie sandshoes. Shoes suitable for wading. No thongs.

  • Shorts preferred or prepare for wet trouser legs.

  • Bottle of water

  • Fly repellent

  • Snacks

  • a happy disposition, an inquisitive nature and a smile!


Where to Meet …


Bayside beach carpark B18, head towards Beaumaris Life Saving Club, Ricketts Point,


224M+73 Beaumaris, Victoria


Meet on the grass outside the Beaumaris Life Saving Club. Look for marquee.


Please Note : Parking ticket or Bayside Parking Permit required in beach carpark. Alternatively, use free street parking or public transport.