Winners of 2016 YP Competition

Kennet School sweeps the board with entries and winners!

    2016 West Berkshire Rotary Young Photographer Competition

And the WINNERS  are:

Intermediate Category winner and overall West Berkshire Young Photographer 2016 is Zahra Hall (14yrs) and a student at Kennet School.

Senior Category winner is  Emili Deacon ((17yrs) and also a student at Kennet School.

Merits were also awarded to Milos Gosney (14), Yu Hang Yeung (17), Isabel Pagliaroli (17) and Hayley Short (17).

The competition was judged by Paul Sievers MRPS, Llewellyn Robins MRPS and Adam Hillier, all highly regarded and accredited local photographers.

Please view the Gallery above to see the winning entries.

An exhibition of all the entries will be held at the West Berkshire Museum between April and July 2016. (final dates TBA)

Background Information about the 2016 Competition:    

A Competition open to all West Berkshire youngsters 

    2 Age groups:        11-14 yrs  and 15-18 yrs (on 31/08/15)

    Theme:                 "Our World is Beautiful"

    Closing Date:        26th February 2016

    Portfolio:                3 different prints (A4 max) of each individual's interpretation of  the theme 

    Download 2016 Competition Information pack

    Download 2016 Entry Form

Contact Newbury Rotary for further information     

Prizes are awarded to the winner in each age group.
The West Berkshire Young Photographer Trophy is awarded to the overall winner.

Winners of each age group are entered into the regional Rotary District Competition.
District winners are entered into the Rotary National Competition.

The Newbury Weekly News "Best Photo" award will be given to the young photographer who's individual photo obtains the most public votes from visitors to the "Our World is Beautiful" exhibition at the West Berks Museum.

  Our 2016 Sponsors

The West Berkshire Competition is organised and run by Newbury Rotary Club.
We are indebted to the staff at the West Berkshire Museum for their support in exhibiting the competition entries and to the generosity of our sponsors:

Adam Hillier Photography:                                Newbury Weekly News


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