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Environment Group 2010 Photo Competition

Monday 9th August 2010

The quality and variety of the photographs was very impressive. The decisions of the judges involved a lot of discussion about the merits of each of the images. However the judges were unanimous in their decisions.

This year's subject was "Tales from the Riverbank - Photos of the rivery Foewy from Source to Sea". The judges congratulate the prize-winners and thank all the other entrants on the very high standard achieved.

The judges were:

  • Mr Peter Bland, Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society
  • Mr Ken Robertson, Chairman of the Lostwithiel Forum Development Trust
  • Mr Mark Pearson, member of the Lostwithiel Environment Group


The prizewinners were:

Group 1 (age 5-9 years)

1st "Gone Swimming" by Oscar Bamsey

2nd "Swans" by Lillie Bamsey

3rd "Boats at St Winnow" by Rosa Woods

Highly Commended "Boats, Coulson Park" by Lille Bamsey

Groups 2 (age 10-15 years)

1st "Golitha Falls"

2nd "Green Carpet"

3rd "Journey's End" (all three by Sarah Molyneux)

Highly Commended "Water Stars" by Amelia Bamsey

Group 3 (16+ years)

1st "Respryn Bridge" by Peter Ellis

2nd "High Tide at the Bridge" by Ian Ringer

3rd "Dawn at Lostwithiel" by Mike Seager

Highly Commended "Busy Little Boats" by Mary Mullarkey


Prizes for each categry were 1st Prize £30; 2nd Prize £20; 3rd Prize £10.

The Environment Group would like to add its thanks to those of the judges to all the entrants for participating. We hope to be able to run the competition again in 2011.

If you would like to find out more about the Lostwithiel Environment Group please ring Peter Best on 01208 873212.