Wednesday marks the end of the summer months. As the cool air creeps in and we sneak ever closer to autumnal equinox, take the time to look back at the summer that was.
The hot weather, beach days and summer activities were captured by the Hunter’s amateur photographers. Entries flooded in for the 2018 Hunter Photography Prize and gave an insight of how the region’s residents enjoyed the hotter months.
The winner Chris Hohnke was announced in February and grabbed the attention of the judges for his portrait of Richard Holmes and his magpie in Cooks Hill’s Bull Street. Read his story here.
Boolaroo’s Karen Wilesmith caught the eye of Newcastle Herald readers while Leanne Hardy’s shots of neighbour Michelle’s bird Indy and cat Fudge in a tender moment was highly commended by the judges.