Competitions

Results and news from competition entries

Street Art

“Jealousy” has been shortlisted to the voting stage of the London Photo Festival April “Street Art” competition – not having thousands of Facebook followers to lean on for votes (and even if I did, I wouldn’t) I don’t have high hopes, but it’s nice to be selected 🙂

I spotted this when I was out for a walk in my local area. Spray painted on the end wall of a row of houses, clearly using a stencil in best “Banksy” style, I find it intriguing how a previous iteration appears to have been covered up, or is it perhaps part of the design?

Bridges

jubilee bridge london

“Jubilee” – the superstructure of the Jubilee Bridge across the River Thames in London on a glorious summer day, clear blue sky perfectly complementing the white of the bridge – has been shortlisted to the voting stage of the London Photo Festival March “Bridges” competition

All shortlisted entries can be seen here: Bridges

Let Me Stay

“Let Me Stay” – a “Devil’s Ivy” (Golden Pothos) plant peering from behind the blind on our landing window, lit from below to create the shadow – was selected from entries in the “Still Life” competition for inclusion in issue #99 February-March 2020 of F-Stop Magazine (“an online photography magazine featuring contemporary photography from established and emerging photographers from around the world”)

Still We Stand

My image of old pilings on the beach at Spurn Point, Yorkshire, was voted into 6th place in the Your Art Gallery “Seaside Vacation” contest

I usually stick to juried contests as I’m not willing to go pestering for votes on social media, so finishing in the top ten in a voted contest is quite gratifying (I join in the YAG contests in the hope that the exposure will bring more views of my YAG portfolio, where I have images for sale)

www.yourartgallery.com/soitwouldseem

Abstract exhibition

“Scratch” selected for inclusion in the London Photo Festival “Abstracts” exhibition being held at Harris+Hoole in Twickenham London for 3 months from 15 September

“We are delighted to announce the winners and exhibitors of our abstract photography competition. The standard was so high that we’ve opened up 5 more exhibition places!” – really pleased that my entry has made it into the exhibition

My image is of a vintage and well used leather covered desktop at a country manor in Norfolk; unclear what it was used for to have been marked in this way, and whether it ended up in this condition before or after being relegated to a stone outbuilding used by the servants – either way, full of character and history

Update: Exhibition photo by London Photo Festival and included here with their kind permission