News

Daily Examiner photographer wins Walkley Award

FIELD OF FIRE: Adam Hourigan’s photograph of Eric Lyons and the iconic caravan on the Yamba Rd at Palmers Island was part of his portfolio that won the Nikon-Walkley Award.
FIELD OF FIRE: Adam Hourigan’s photograph of Eric Lyons and the iconic caravan on the Yamba Rd at Palmers Island was part of his portfolio that won the Nikon-Walkley Award.

THE Daily Examiner's photographer Adam Hourigan has been named the winner of one of Australia's most prestigious media awards.

Adam took out the top prize for Community/Regional photography in the Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism.

His portfolio of five photographs was lauded by the judges who commented:

''Adam Hourigan shows strong skills and creativity in a body of work that is both emotive and well-executed. From horse racing at the Clarence River Jockey Club to a lucky escape on the Pacific Highway and a 60th wedding anniversary snuggle in the cinema, Adam's portfolio shows his commitment to providing a small regional newspaper with exceptional imagery.''

We will have a longer story about Adam's achievement in tomorrow's The Daily Examiner, and his award-winning portfolio will feature in Weekend magazine on October 25.

Here's the link to the announcement: http://walkleys.com/awards/nikon-walkley-awards-excellence-photojournalism/

A woman and a friend had a lucky escape when the caravan she was towing start fishtailing down the highway and collided with a truck. The pair escaped injury, though the caravan, the woman's home was destroyed. Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner
A woman and a friend had a lucky escape when the caravan she was towing start fishtailing down the highway and collided with a truck. The pair escaped injury, though the caravan, the woman's home was destroyed. Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner Adam Hourigan

.

Adam Hourigan

Topics:  daily examiner photography walkley awards



BACK-TO-BACK: McKimms clinch Grafton Cup naming rights for 2017

McKimms Real Estate celebrate winning the naming rights for the Grafton Cup for the second year in a row.

Family-owned real estate to be front and centre for July again.

NRRRL: Magpies on a mission for home fans

ON A MISSION: Captain- coach Dan Randall hopes to lead Lower Clarence Magpies to their first victory of the 2017 NRRRL season when they run out in front of their home fans against Evans Head Bombers at the Nest this Sunday.

Lower Clarence ready for another cracker at the Nest

BACKWARD GLANCES: Nurses visit GBH as part of training

DEX, May 27, 1967

What was happening 50 years ago today?

Local Partners

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor split after 17 years

BEN Stiller and his wife Christine Taylor have called it a day in a joint announcement.

Why The Voice hasn't produced a star

Boy George responds to Brittania Clifford-Pugh's heart-warming message.

It's the industry, not the show, says Boy George

These actors hated their movies and didn’t mind admitting it

Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans in a scene from GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

Every year, Hollywood blesses us with plenty of God awful movies.

Miranda Kerr and fiance hang up backyard tent for wedding

The decorators and caterers are arriving for the final preparations for the wedding of Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel. Pictures: Splash

Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr are set to marry today

Book review: Mia Freedman's book meets her critics head on

I appreciated Freedman's blunt honesty in the book

Bello Winter Music to sprout local Daisies

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE: Husky are performing at the Bello Winter Music festival in July.

Clarence bands take on Bellingen for music festival

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

How Toowoomba house prices compare in Australia

For sale sign in front of home.

Here's what $700,000 will buy you in Toowoomba, Brisbane and Sydney

One of Maryborough's most historic homes is still for sale

FULL OF HISTORY: Trisha Moulds is owner of the historic Tinana state known as Rosehill. The beautiful home is currently for sale.

It has been the scene of both joy and tragedies over the years.

The face of the Sunshine Coast's overpriced rental crisis

Alyx Wilson had to rent a $385 unit in Currimundi because the market was too competitive for cheaper rental housing. She is now renting a room from friends who own a house in Currimundi, and says its much more affordable.

Young people feel the strain in competitive, expensive rental market

WATCH: Take a tour of a tradie's dream home

5a Bruce Hiskens Court, Norman Gardens, going for $720,000. INSET: Lea Taylor.

Huge block with potential for anything

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!