2018 Quills: Features Photograph

Justin McManus won the 2018 Features Photograph Quill for 'The Last Swaggie', published in The Sunday Age.

Judges' citation

Justin McManus captured a beautiful image of the last swaggie on a bush track that evokes the era of the great bush poets Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson. Soft morning light illuminates a perfectly composed scene.

The winning entry

'The Last Swaggie', The Sunday Age, 13 April 2018

Highly Commended

Jason Edwards of the Herald Sun for 'Thundering Hooves'

Other finalists

David Caird of the Herald Sun for 'Ho, Ho, Hi'

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