SWPP Announces Winner of its Love Themed Photo Contest
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The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP) have announced the winners of their ‘Love’ photographic competition. Gilchrist Yeo from Johor, Malaysia was chosen as the overall winner from over 240 images entered, for his photo reproduced above. Phil Jones The Societies CEO says “The image portrays a beautiful feeling off togetherness and harmony between two people who are very much in love." The runners-up are Elizabeth Ann Roberts from Inverness, and Leighton Bainbridge from County Durham.
SWPP Press Release
Love Photography Competition Winner
The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers have announced the winners of the ‘Love’ Photographic Competition.
For this competition, we asked to see interaction between people. May it be the look of love in their eyes, and the way they react with each other, Studio or environmental portraits were all welcome. As with all our competitions we were looking for excellence of technique and creativity.
Gilchrist Yeo from Johor, Malaysia was chosen as the winner from over 240 images entered with this image. Gilchrist has won 12 months membership to The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP). Phil Jones The Societies CEO says “The image portrays a beautiful feeling off togetherness and harmony between 2 people who are very much in love.”
He continues, “The competition had a very high standard this month, which made judging very difficult, the range of entries was very broad and we have seen emotions, weddings to family portraits and everything in between. We enjoy viewing all the images entered and we are looking forward to another fantastic set of images entered in to or next competition entitled ‘Timeless Portraits”.
The runners up Elizabeth Ann Roberts from Inverness, and Leighton Bainbridge from County Durham have both been awarded 6 months membership to the SWPP photographic organisation.
Here are the winners -
1st place - Gilchrist Yeo http://www.swpp.co.uk/love/entries-10.htm
2nd place - Elizabeth Ann Roberts http://www.swpp.co.uk/love/entries-11.htm
3rd place - Leighton Bainbridge http://www.swpp.co.uk/love/entries-12.htm
Also there were 8 highly commended images:
Take a look at all the images entered here
New competition ‘Timeless Portraits'