It was a great honour to be asked to be the judge for a junior photography competition. All entrants were from local primary schools, between the ages of 7 and 9 and worked on a "nature" theme. Well done to everyone that took part and here are the winners:
!st - Ella Ayden, age 7 with Worms. Brilliantly unexpected composition with humorous and imaginative use of a written word.
2nd - Shannon Smith, age 9 with Frog. Really good close-up and nicely composed picture showing different textures and light on spawn and pond weed.
3rd - Katherine Miles, age 9 with Seagull, Duck and Pidgeon. Dramatic shot which captures an instant when the seagull swoops down near the duck and the pidgeon looks a bit startled.
4th - Theo Missen, age 8 with Beetle. Another good close-up showing nice colours and interesting patterns.