Menu
Lifestyle

Children inspire mum to Capture the Cover win

Deebing Heights resident Lisa Roper's shot of a spiderweb has won the inaugural Capture The Cover photographic competition and will feature on the cover of the new Ipswich Yellow Pages Photo.
Deebing Heights resident Lisa Roper's shot of a spiderweb has won the inaugural Capture The Cover photographic competition and will feature on the cover of the new Ipswich Yellow Pages Photo. Contributed

 

PICTURE PERFECT: Lisa Roper won a competition to have her photograph (right) published on the cover of the Ipswich Yellow Pages.
PICTURE PERFECT: Lisa Roper won a competition to have her photograph (right) published on the cover of the Ipswich Yellow Pages. Rob Williams

A PHOTOGRAPHER will have her snaps delivered to every household in Ipswich after winning the Capture the Cover competition for the region's Yellow Pages.

The judges favoured Deebing Heights resident Lisa Roper's photo of an illuminated spider's web and a green tree frog, both to feature on the cover of the phone books.

Ms Roper said she was stoked to win the competition after taking up photography so she had quality pictures to remember her children as they grew up.

"After I had my kids I just wanted to have really good photos I could keep forever," she said.

Capture the Cover judge, photographer Greg Wilson, said the images he chose to represent the Ipswich region reflected its charming rural nature.

"This cover has a real country theme to it, which wasn't intentional. It was that a lot of the entries celebrated the rural flavour of the Ipswich area. These photos communicate what the region is all about and how it is so different to big Brisbane city," he said.

Sensis marketing specialist Beth Kyle said Yellow Pages was overwhelmed with entries as part of Capture the Cover, which called on residents to submit photos of their community under the theme Through the Eyes of a Local.

"As the new Yellow Pages books are more relevant than ever, we wanted to make sure the outside of the books reflected this," she said.

Ms Roper won an iPad for her efforts.

These photos communicate what the region is all about and how it is so different to big Brisbane city.

Topics:  yellow pages



Kiwi thought NZ licence was suitable replacement

He knew his Queensland licence was suspended but...

Accused told Magistrate: "I f**ked up big time"

Banned driver off road for two years

Officer kneed in the groin, angry mum walks free

Police moved the man off the road.

$500 fine for attack on police woman

Local Partners

People love $1.80 Bunnings hack

WHEN Gina saw the $1.80 hack shared online, she sent her husband to Bunnings and said goodbye to kitchen clutter.

Truckie's road rage left teacher 'terrified, shaking'

A Wollongbar woman says she is shaken after two terrifying road rage incidents.

"He kept honking his horn and he was tailgating me”

Limos are so last year — get ready for raft of luxury wagons

The Infiniti QX50 arrives in Australia late this year.

There is plenty of new luxury metal on the way.

What a shame: Steve Irwin street art is erased

The mural piece on Neil St of Steve Irwin, painted by American artist Mark Paul Deren in 2015 for the First Coat Festival in Toowoomba.

The art community made the point that street art is always ephemeral

'NO MIRACLE FIX': Weight-loss surgery taken too lightly

WAIT FOR IT: Dieticians and patients warn that public funding for weight loss surgery could cause people to rush into a risky procedure.

PATIENT says taxpayers shouldn't finance surgery she went through.

Plan to ‘electrocute’ drowsy truck drivers slammed

A rolled truck in Victoria. Picture: Alan Barber

Minister suggests inattentive truckies should be zapped.