Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Samuel's Snap Creates a Buzz

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Samuel's Snap Creates a Buzz

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Byline: Adam Hourigan adam.hourigan@dailyexaminer.com.au

SAMUEL Eleveld read the manual to his camera from back to front, so that when the perfect moment came, he'd be ready in a snap.

So when he spied a robber fly feasting on a bee in his home garden, he grabbed his camera and nailed the shot.

And his photo of the moment, titled The Assassination will now be shown to a wider audience, after being announced as a junior finalist in the Australian Geographic Photographer of the Year competition.

"It was just an amazing opportunity and I thought 'I can't miss this'," he said.

"I've never seen anything like it, it was an amazing sight."

Samuel travelled to Adelaide for the announce- ment of the finalists, and his photo will be shown as part of the exhibition in both Adelaide and Sydney museum as part of the competition.

Samuel said he had always had an interest in photography, and had starting to concentrate more on it.

"I do like bird photo- graphy, and landscapes as well," he said. …

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