||Irish Category Winners|
Brian McCready - Co. Down
Rock Pools - June 2014. Weathered granite panholes on the summit of Slieve Binnian in the Mourne Mountains.
Shazia Waheed - Banduff, Co. Cork
Little Skellig Island, Co. Kerry (15/06/2014)
Great Skellig Island and Little Skellig are both highly exposed islands or sea stacks mainly composed of Old Red Sandstone and some slate, while veins of white quartzite can be seen between the bedding planes in the photo. In addition, white guano from the largest gannet colony in Ireland of over 26,000 pairs can be seen covering the highest peaks of the island.
James Bannon - Donabate, Co. Dublin
A rocky outcrop overhanging Cloonaghlin Lough in Kerry.
Photo taken: 23/09/2013
||Foreign Category Winner|
Dr Anthony H. Cooper - Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, UK
Sedimentary layers of various ochre colours disrupted by microfaulting in the Roussillon ochre quarry, France.