Fota Wildlife Park Photography Competition 2022 – Winners

Our 2022 photography competition winners have been chosen!

Congratulations to the winners and runners up and thank you to all who entered.

Best Photo by a Camera Club Photographer 

Winner – Kay McCarthy (Celbridge Camera Club)

Runner Up – Roseanne Donovan (East Cork Camera Club)

two colombian black spider monkeys at Fota Wildlife

Image – Kay McCarthy – Best photograph by a Camera Club Member

Best Photo by a Professional Photographer 

Winner – Claudio Amazio

Runner Up – Winslow Townson

Image – Winslow Townson- runner up in professional photograph category

Best ’40 years of Fota’ Photo

Winner – Debbie Buckley

Runner Up – Helen Walsh

Image – Debbie Buckley – Best photograph in ’40 years of Fota’ category

Best Under 16s Photo

Winner – Grace O’Sullivan

Runner Up – Alexandra McSweeney

red panda eating bamboo at Fota Wildlife

Image – Grace O’Sullivan – Best under 16’s photograph 

Best Photo by a Non-Club / Non-Professional

Winner – Chris Martin

Runner Up – Louise Fahey

Image – Chris Martin – Best non-club / non-professional photograph

Best Photo taken with Smartphone/Device

Winner – Rose Flannery

Runner Up – Sarin Abraham

green iguana in greenery at Tropical House

Image – Sarin Abraham – Runner up photograph with smartphone / device


Best Photo by a Staff Member at Fota Wildlife Park

Winner – Jenny Rafter

Runner Up – Julien Fonteneau

Image – Julien Fonteneau – Runner up photograph staff category

Keep an eye out on our social channels where we will be sharing more of the winning images, the winning photographs feature in our 2023 Fota Wildlife Park Calendar, which is available now to buy in our shop!