2015 Queensland Limousin Youth Camp
On 26th & 27th September 2015, I had the privilege of attending the annual Queensland Limousin Breeders Association Limousin Youth Camp which was held in Pittsworth.
Not only was it the first time I had participated in a Limousin cattle youth camp but it was also my first official event operating as Coulton’s Country Photography. The nerves were firing on Saturday morning, let me tell you….
With over 100 participants aged between three and twenty-five attending the hands-on experience, I was delighted to be a part of it. Not only did the committee make me feel welcome but so did the instructors, stud owners, parents, teachers and other supervisors.
People came from all over South East Queensland and some travelled as far away as Dubbo and Muswellbrook in New South Wales, Victoria, and we heard along the grapevine that people had even come from as far away as South Australia and Western Australia. That is a huge effort!
I was extremely impressed with the hands-on approach and enjoyed capturing images that showed this form of education, which allowed all ages (including some adults) to participate and take away something from each new skill they had learned.
During the two days that I was at this highly successful event, I was able to snap a variety of different photographs. From there the pictures ended up on my Facebook and Twitter pages – social media is a part of life these days.
Also an array of other images and three stories made their way into three well known media outlets and I was delighted to see my work once again gracing the pages of rural newspapers. The pictures can now be found here online and will remain on the Coulton’s Country Photography website for some time to come. Should you wish to have a sticky-beak please feel free and if you are interested, the images are available for purchase.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the young ones, school students and adolescence, along with Paul Foreman and the Pittsworth Limousin Youth Camp committee for giving me the opportunity to attend this magnificent event. I would highly recommend it to anyone who had children showing an interest in cattle and the show circuit.
Until next time,