Every day on our Facebook page we put up a Jersey shoreline picture people have sent in; for fun, we tally the Likes and Shares… Here are the Top 20 photo competition winners as voted for by members on our Facebook page. Well done to all those who made it to the coveted Top 20 (shown just below), Runners Up and Wild Cards (scroll down): quite a feat given the amazing photos we get sent!

(See also: Top 20 ~ 2014 | Top 20 ~ 2013)

  • 1st ~ Rohan Vanderborn ~ Super moon over Mont Orgueil
    1st ~ Rohan Vanderborn ~ Super moon over Mont Orgueil
  • 2nd ~ Sam O'reilly ~ Big skies at Corbière
  • 3rd ~ Alan Pryor ~ Milky Way at Le Hocq
  • 4th ~ Jacqui Carrel ~ Huge wave at the White House
  • 5th ~ Maggie Kellas ~ North coast window
  • 6th ~ Chris & Andy Brookes & Coutanche ~ Autumn sand art
  • 7th ~ Andy Dentten ~ Havre des Pas at night
  • 8th ~ Dave Crocker ~ Autumn sunrise over Gorey
  • 9th ~ Mike Etienne ~ Big waves at St Ouen's (Please don't do this yourselves!)
  • 10th ~ Colin Griffiths ~ Rozel and the Hungry Man
  • 11th ~ Odian Samson ~ Portelet Bay
  • 12th ~ Gary Stringfellow ~ Dolphin in Grouville
  • =13th ~ James Milner ~ Wave at Grève de Lecq
  • =13th ~ Lee Fernandes ~ Shells & sunset at St Ouen
  • 14th ~ Sean Oz ~ Aerial view from Beauport to La Rocco
  • 15th ~ Derek Hockley ~ Night time at St Brelade's Bay
  • 16th ~ Robin Fitzgerald ~ Aerial view of Les Ecrehou
  • 17th ~ Debbie Podger ~ Sunset splash
  • 18th ~ Mike Deakin ~ Green wave at St Ouen
  • 19th ~ Jane Pinel ~ Rainbow over White House
  • 20th ~ Gary Power ~ Moon over St Aubin’s Bay


List of Top 20 Winners ~ Click to open

SOSJ Top 20 Winners – 2015

NAME LOCATION &/OR TITLE POINTS MONTH POSITION
Rohan Vanderborn Super moon over Mont Orgueil 823 Sept 1st
Sam O’reilly Big skies at Corbière 644 July 2nd
Alan Pryor Milky Way at Le Hocq 606 June 3rd
Jacqui Carrel Huge wave at the White House 570 Feb 4th
Maggie Kellas North coast window 537 Nov 5th
Chris & Andy Brookes & Coutanche Autumn sand art 525 Oct 6th
Andy Dentten Havre des Pas at night 468 April 7th
Dave Crocker Autumn sunrise over Gorey 449 Oct 8th
Mike Etienne Big waves at St Ouen’s 431 Nov 9th
Colin Griffiths Rozel and the Hungry Man 407 July 10th
Odian Samson Portelet Bay 373 Sept 11th
Gary Stringfellow Dolphin in Grouville 369 June 12th
James Milner Wave at Grève de Lecq 335 March 13th
Lee Fernandes Shells & sunset at St Ouen 335 July 13th
Sean Oz Aerial view from Beauport to La Rocco 333 July 14th
Derek Hockley Night time at St Brelade’s Bay 331 Sept 15th
Robin Fitzgerald Aerial view of Les Ecrehou 307 Oct 16th
Debbie Podger Sunset splash 306 Nov 17th
Mike Deakin Green wave at St Ouen 305 May 18th
Jane Pinel Rainbow over White House 303 May 19th
Gary Power Moon over St Aubin’s Bay 268 July 20th


*NOTE: All photos are copyrighted by the people who took them. If you would like copies of any of these photos, please contact the individual photographer(s) via Facebook – just go to SOSJ’s Facebook page and search for their name, or ask us.

Wild cards

Wild Cards & Runners Up


What are these? Click to open

The wild cards: These photos that scored enough points to qualify for the SOSJ 2014 Top 20. However, because we want to include as many photographers as possible in the Top 20, we asked the photographers concerned if we could keep their highest scoring shots only to put into the Top 20 and they very kindly agreed – so we have created a special category to show the images and thank the photographers for their generosity of spirit.

The runners up: Here we feature great shots that didn’t quite make the Top 20 but are still impressive – in fact, to demonstrate how close the scoring was and just how many points had to be scored to obtain entry into the Top 20, two of these shots scored 153 points on the SOSJ scoreboard and would have comfortably got into last year’s Top 20!


  • 1st Runner Up ~ Colin Griffiths ~ VERY low tide at Archirondel
  • 2nd Runner Up ~ Alan Pryor ~ Boat at Le Hocq
  • 3rd Runner Up ~ Debbie Podger ~ Eastern sunrise
  • 4th Runner Up ~ Debbie Podger ~ Eastern sunrise
  • 5th Runner Up ~ Kay Patrick ~ Sunrise at St Catherine's
  • Wild Card ~ Jane Pinel ~ High tide at Le Hocq
  • Wild Card ~ Colin Griffiths ~ Sunset at Portelet
  • Wild Card ~ Colin Griffiths ~ Fog & cotils in Gorey
  • Wild Card ~ Derek Hockley ~ Reflection of La Corbière
  • Wild Card ~ Chris Brooks ~ Aerial view of Plemont
  • Wild Card ~ Alan Pryor ~ Milky Way at La Rocque

 

*NOTE: All photos are copyrighted by the people who took them. If you would like copies of any of these photos, please contact the individual photographer(s) via Facebook – just go to SOSJ’s Facebook page and search for their name, or ask us.