Winners of photograph competitors revealed!

Winners and runners-up with Cllr Jenny Bokor, lead member for open areas in Charnwood and Ioni Ashford from Love Loughborough BID

Incredible photographers have been recognised for his or her good photographs of the outside in Charnwood!

Charnwood Borough Council launched the ‘Love the outside in Charnwood’ photograph competitors in the summertime and requested folks to submit their snaps of the borough’s stunning nation parks, nature reserves and historical woodlands.

Over 100 entries had been acquired throughout the three classes of Younger Photographer, Fantastic Wildlife and the Open Class.

The Council’s lead member for open areas in Charnwood, Cllr Jenny Bokor was a part of the judging panel and had the powerful job of serving to to decide on the profitable footage. She stated: “It was good to obtain so many entries. There was a implausible selection and the judges actually loved wanting by way of them.

“It was very tough selecting the profitable entries and we’ve some very proficient novice photographers!

“Nicely accomplished to all of our winners and thanks to everybody who entered.

“Our Love the outside in Charnwood marketing campaign is all about celebrating our open areas, encouraging folks to go to them, significantly our hidden gems and getting some recent air is nice in your well being and wellbeing.”

The competitors was supported by Love Loughborough BID which offered procuring vouchers as prizes. Runners-up acquired a £25 voucher, and the general class winner was awarded a £50 voucher.

Lisa Brown, supervisor at Love Loughborough BID, stated: “We’ve actually loved supporting the competitors and serving to to pick out the profitable photographs. The vouchers might be spent in a lot of implausible retailers throughout the city, and we hope everybody enjoys spending them!”

Ollie Boby, aged 10 from Barrow upon Soar was chosen because the winner of the Younger Photographer class for his photograph of mannequin boats on Charnwood Water.

He stated: “I used to be actually shocked when my mum informed me I had received! I observed how the boats had been reflecting within the water and took the photograph. I’m wanting ahead to taking extra photographs when visiting subsequent time.”

From shut ups of butterflies at Stonebow Washland to deer at Bradgate Park, a variety of photographs had been entered into the Fantastic Wildlife class.

Nevertheless, it was a photograph of a blue tit at Richardson’s Meadow which caught the judges’ eyes and was chosen because the winner.

Iris Sayer, from Newtown Linford who took the photograph, stated: “I used to be thrilled to search out out I had received! I took the photograph this summer time. We’re extremely fortunate to have outside areas just like the meadow and Bradgate Park on our doorstep.”

Entries to the Open Class showcased gorgeous landscapes and open areas throughout the borough. The profitable photograph was an early morning shot of Nanpantan Reservoir, taken by Liz Dowding from Loughborough.

Liz stated: “I stroll close to the reservoir most days however there was simply one thing in regards to the color of the sky and the way in which the clouds fashioned this specific morning which made me seize the photograph.

“I used to be delighted to search out out I had received and I’m wanting ahead to spending the voucher. Congratulations to everybody who took half.”

To search out out extra in regards to the ‘Love the outside in Charnwood’ marketing campaign please go to:

An album of the photographs might be discovered at:

Winners and runners-up:

Fantastic wildlife

Winner: Iris Sayer – Blue tit at Richardson’s Meadow

Runners-up: Tony Swift – Kingfisher at Charnwood Water and Siobhan Halliday – Highland cow at Beacon Hill Nation Park

Younger photographer

Winner: Ollie Boby – Boats at Charnwood Water in Loughborough

Runner-up: Evie Garfoot-White – Blackberries at Sileby

Open Class

Winner: Liz Dowding – Nanpantan Reservoir at Loughborough