Photography Competition – Finalists

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Thank you to everyone who entered our first ever photography competition, we were overwhelmed by the number and standard of the entries received. Please find below our shortlist of finalists. To vote for your favourite, please send an email to with the name of the photo in the subject heading.

Closing date for votes is midnight on Monday 28th August 2017.

Blue Tits in Blossom Tree


‘Blue Tit in Apple Blossom’ by Oriole Hall



Dusty Bluebells


‘Dusty Bluebells’
by Lauren Welsh








‘Bee Happy’ by Catherine Mackinnon




Bee Nice


‘Bee Nice’ by David Freeman


Hover Fly



‘Hoverfly in the wild flowers’ by John McRae



Colours of Summer


‘Colours of summer’ by Linda Ross



Resting Caterpiller


‘Resting Caterpillar’ by John McRae





Cornflower Blue


‘Cornflower Blue’ by Caroline Redford




The Honey and The Bee


‘The Honey and the Bee’ Catherine Mackinnon


Squirrel Up a Tree



‘Squirrel up tree in my cousins garden’ by Craig Smith



Bath Time


‘Bath time’ by Caroline Redford



Summer Butterfly


‘Summer Butterfly’ by Hazel Symon





‘Flowers’ by Meggan Lapham



Softly does it


‘Softly does it’ by Kara Sutherland






‘The “Butterfly” Bush’ by Bob Ferenth





Click below for entry form and terms and conditions: TandCsPhotographyComp2017 or find the pdf version here.


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