Photography News | Issue 47 | photographynews.co.uk
Photo 24: The competition results Hundreds of brilliant images were entered, but only three can win. Here are the results…
Written by Jemma Dodd
Gareth: “I can’t believe it, I’m delighted! It means the world to me. I’ve never entered a competition before, I’m so pleased.” Neetha: “I am delighted and surprised that my image has been selected in view of the high standard of the entries. The meet-up and base locations were impressive. Well done to the organisers for making the event a success.” As there were somany great images entered into the photo competition we also decided to share the four runners-up from each category, which you can see on the next two pages. Thank you to everyone who entered the competition and attended Photo 24; we look forward to seeing you next year! To keep up to date with Photo 24 and our other events sign up to our member area and tick to receive our newsletters at photographynews.co.uk. You can also follow us on Twitter at @PhotonewsPN.
Our annual 24-hour photography event saw hundreds of you exploring London, cameras at the ready to photograph everything the city has to offer. Knowing that you would capture some amazing images, we gave Photo 24 attendees various chances towin £1500worth of Fujifilm equipment. During the event the Photo 24-ers were given a ‘treasure hunt’ list of scenes to find and capture, and a winner was chosen at random from those who completed the list. In addition, after the event attendees were invited to submit their images into three competition categories, Best Abstract, Best Icon of London and Best Street. Each attendee was allowed to enter three images into each category. We received over 800 images and the judges – editor Will Cheung, contributing editor Kingsley Singleton and digital editor Jemma Dodd – spent hours looking through your shots. It was a tough decision and there were so many great images across all three categories, but only three can be crowned winners. Congratulations to Chris Andrews who won the Best Abstract category, Gareth Danks, winner of the Best Icon of London, and finally Neetha Atukorale, winner in the Best Street photo category. When we told them about their success, the three winners had this to say: Chris :“Fabulous!Lookingat(andbeingfurther inspiredby) the superbqualityof all the images submittedforthecompetitions,Ifeelextremely priviledged to have had my image selected.”
The Fujifilmkit At the event, Photo 24 sponsor Fujifilm allowed the attendees to try out its latest cameras fromthe award-winningX-series, which included the X-Pro2, X-T2 and the groundbreakingGFX 50Smedium-format camera, plus lenses. Theevent alsosawFujifilm X-photographers Derek Clark andMatt Hart attend, aswell as Fujifilmtechnical experts who all offered on hand advice on the day.
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