‘Fondly familiar’:Local Photographer commended

Cockle Bay photographer Lisa Monk was awarded highly commended in the 2020 Trustpower Photography Exhibition last Friday.

Her piece “Fondly familiar” was selected from thousands of national entries as one of the Top 20 finalists in the prestigious Trustpower Photographic Exhibition.

Monk’s photograph along with the 19 other finalists are displayed in large panels along the Strand in downtown Tauranga in an exhibition that runs until April 5.

Lisa Monk’s photograph is being displayed along with those of 19 other finalists along the Strand in downtown Tauranga. Photo supplied

“It is an absolute honour to be selected as a Finalist. The calibre of the photographs entered were of an exceptional standard,” says Monk.

The theme of this years Exhibition is ‘home’. Monk’s entry depicts a couple who had been married for over 60 years “showing that ‘home’ in fact is where your heart is”.

Visit www.downtowntauranga.co.nz for more information on the Trustpower Photographic Exhibition