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2018 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival

Photography Competition Results

2018 LQP Moments

1st Place – Hamish Niven

The 2018 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival saw some of South Africa’s best photographers come together to capture the image that best encapsulates the true essence of the #LQPRacingFestival.

With a host of spectacular entries this year, the judges had a hard time finalising their selections, but have announced the overall winners as follows:

Winning Image

(overall ‘moment’ captured at the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate):

First: Hamish Niven, Image of the ladies
Prize: Leica D-Lux Camera ‘Solid Grey Edition’

Second: Charles Faull, Horses over the finish line
Prize: R10,000 ORMS voucher

Third: Essa Alexander, LQP sign
Prize: R5,000 ORMS voucher

Winning Portfolio

(collection of three photographs encapsulating the day)

First: Armando Herdade
Prize: Leica Ultravid Binoculars 8 x 42 ‘Silverline’

Second: Ruvan Boshoff
Prize: R8,000 ORMS voucher;

Third: Gavin Pickford
Prize: R3,000 ORMS voucher

Congratulations to all who partook in the #LQPMoments Competition for Professional Photographers!

Check out a gallery of entries here.

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2 comments on “2018 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival

  1. Don says:


  2. Viking King says:

    Well done to all the entrants and winners

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