Graham Dorsay

Graham Dorsay

Parksville resident wins videography award

Parksville resident Graham Dorsay was the winner of Amateur Videographer of the Year for the best video submission

Parksville resident Graham Dorsay was the winner of Amateur Videographer of the Year for the best video submission.

The Amateur Photographer/Videogrpaher of the Year is sponsored by London Drugs, Abbotsford International Airshow and Black Press Community Media.

The contest has grown again this year with nearly 3,000 entries in the spring of 2016. From the entires, a judging panel selected 70 finalists to attend the Abbotsford International Airshow in August. The finalists were tasked with completing a number of assignments “live” at the airshow, and videographers had a maximum of three minutes to submit highlights of the show.

In September, an independent professional judging panel reviewed all entries and selected the winners.

Other winners included; Paul Kendall of Abbotsford for Amateur Photographer of the Year, Best In-Air Photograph and Best Ground/Static Scene Photograph; Angeline Haslett of Agassiz for the Best Crowd Scene photograph; Harold Schock of Kelowna for the People’s Choice Award and Jimmy Kim of Victoria for honorary ackowledgement for Best Wildcard entry.

— NEWS Staff