We are delighted to reveal the winners of our recent OS Photo Competition. We would like to say a big thank you to all those who submitted some truly awe-inspiring entries, which made the judging process for the panel a very difficult task. A full range of stunning imagery from around the world was submitted, and all photos were judged on their aesthetic quality as well as originality. Please see below the winning entries for each category as well as some honourable mentions of similar high quality. We hope you enjoy them as much as we have!
Top Prize: ‘Stefano‘, submitted by Luca Peterson (E 10-15)
‘The Artist’, submitted by Jan Van Der Velde (L 77-82)
‘Holly’, submitted by Luca Peterson (E 10-15)
‘Mr Peter Strong amongst Bluebells‘, submitted by Johanna Schrimpl (L 14-15)
Top Prize: ‘Medinet Habu’, submitted by Mike Ross (E 60-65)
‘Finna’, submitted by Luca Peterson (E 10-15)
‘The Way Up Frostrow’, submitted by Oliver Foster (W 99-04)
‘Breakers at Vermont’, submitted by Nick Holmes (W 62-67)
Top Prize: ‘Rest after the Hunt – Leopard seal’, submitted by Ed Wright (W 84-89)
The image was taken in Antarctica and is of a female Leopard seal. This was taken whilst on an expedition with Robert Swan (W 70-74) OBE, who had kindly invited Ed on one of his expeditions as an expedition photographer. These are expeditions on which he brings environmentally aware elected people in order to showcase the beauty and fragility of Antarctica in order to raise awareness as to why we should all participate in its preservation, and the importance of Antarctica for the wider climate stability of the planet.
‘Zara’, submitted by Alistair Miles-Ogden (H 06-11)
‘A Koala in the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’, submitted by Roxy Waller (R 14-19)
All photos displayed above are the sole property of the names listed below each photo and may also be subject to copyright.