East Riding Council names winners in the Summer of Celebration Photo Competition

Jubilee Scarecrow snip

SIX PHOTOGRAPHERS have been named as winners in East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Summer of Celebration Photography Competition.

Between 2nd June and 27th July 2012, amateur photographers were invited to send in their best photos of Jubilee celebrations and the Olympic Torch as it was carried through the East Riding. More than 80 entries were received and together they show how local people took part in these two special events, which were celebrated around the country and across the globe.

All of the entries were evaluated anonymously by the judging panel, which included Councillor Chad Chadwick, chairman of the council; Sally Hayes, Beverley Art Gallery curator; and Ian Rayner, tourism service manager, and the winning entries chosen.

HU12 Online loves this Jubilee Scarecrow winning entry on the council’s special Flickr page by Jo-Anne Bell:
WINNER - 029 - J Bell - Jubilee - 02

The full list of winners are:

Chairman of the East Riding Council, Councillor Chadwick said: “We received so many inspirational, creative and colourful photos, the choice was very difficult. I’d like to congratulate everyone who entered, you showed us in red, white and blue just how much you enjoyed the Jubilee celebrations and how supportive you were of our torch bearers as they proudly carried the Olympic Flame through the East Riding. This has been a summer to remember.”

A range of prizes, donated from the council’s cultural services, were shared amongst the winners.

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Ray Duffill (Editor)
Ray Duffill (Editor)
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