Penny Kempler captured this water dragon at Ballina.
Penny Kempler captured this water dragon at Ballina. Penny Kempler

Sunbaking water dragon steals our reader's hearts

MANY Australians may have been sunning themselves over the long weekend, and it looks like this water dragon was taking advantage of the sunshine too.

Penny Kempler snapped this water dragon at Ballina.

"Challenging the Big Prawn!" Penny wrote.

Her photo received 42% of the vote in a poll that held a whopping 13 entries to become today's Photo of the Day.

Photo of the Day celebrates the natural beauty of the Northern Rivers and the talent of the region's photographers.

As well as appearing in our print edition, it is used as the cover image on our Facebook page and forms part of an expanding gallery here on our website.

To submit an image for Photo of the Day, simply share it to our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/thenorthernstar.

Take a look at the submissions for tomorrow's Photo of the Day and cast your vote here:

 



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