Under 5’s Photography Competition Winner Announced

March 13, 2014 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions | 2 Comments |
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The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP) has announced the winners of the Under 5's Photography Competition. The winning photo, "It's My Party" (above) by Julie Moult from Leicestershire, was chosen from over 290 images entered. "[The photograph] was taken in my studio on a cream paper background with a single 24" softbox camera right," Julie says. The runner-up was Julie Fraser from Caithness.

SWPP Press Release

Under 5's Photography Competition Winner Announced

The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers have announced the winners of the Under 5's – Photography Competition.

For this month's competition we were looking for great believable expression that shows the personality of the baby or child, and we were not disappointed.

Julie Moult from Leicestershire’s image was chosen from over 290 images entered.

Julie explains a bit about the winning image "It’s my party" was taken in my studio on a cream paper background with a single 24" soft box camera right camera settings: Canon 5dM2 160 f/10 ISO 125 using a Canon 70-200mm lens at 70mm’’.

Julie has won 12 months membership to The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP).

Phil Jones, The Societies CEO says, “A simple, charming image beautifully captured with pleasing props that add meaning to the photograph.”

He continues, “This months competition attracted a high level of creative images, which made judging very difficult, the range of entries was very broad and we have seen everything from environmental images to studio portraiture from colour to monochromatic renditions.”

2nd place was Julie Fraser from Caithness and 3rd place was from again Julie Moult from Leicestershire were both been awarded 6 months membership to the SWPP photographic organisation.                   

Here are the winners -

1st place - Julie Moult http://www.swpp.co.uk/five/entries-11.htm     

2nd place - Julie Fraser http://www.swpp.co.uk/five/entries-12.htm    

Joint 3rd place - Julie Moult http://www.swpp.co.uk/five/entries-13.htm                                                                                                                    

Also there were 10 highly commended images: 
http://www.swpp.co.uk/five/entries-14.htm

Take a look at all the images entered here
http://www.swpp.co.uk/five/entries.htm  

Check out our new comp ‘Adorable Pets’

http://www.swpp.co.uk/pets/    



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#1 Mervis

Wow. That's really awful.

3:56 am - Friday, March 14, 2014

#2 Michael

Great picture.

As a wedding photographer (based in Cheshire, UK) I know how hard it is to photograph young children at wedings. Well done!

6:27 pm - Monday, March 24, 2014