We were thrilled to receive nearly 60 entries into our photographic competition to find images for our 2020 calendar.  The theme was “Celebrating Cornwall’s Heritage” and the Judges were spoilt for choice, making their job extremely difficult to whittle the entries down to the final 13.

Our thanks to Col Edward Bolitho (CHT President), Emma Griffin (Griffin Photography) and our Trustees for taking the time to study each entry and choose the winners, to ensure a fair decision the entries were judged anonymously.  Thanks must also go to everyone who took the time to submit an image or images, all of the photographs were of a very high standard and we are grateful for the time and effort they undoubtedly put in to their entries.

Open Class

Overall winner – Tim Pearson, “Wheal Prosper under the stars”

This image will be on the front cover of the calendar, it was unanimously agreed to be a very special photograph – the lighting effects in the Engine House being created with a torch.  Tim will receive his image professionally printed and framed by Banana Shed Framing and will be invited to take part in a photography masterclass with Emma Griffin of Griffin Photography.

Runners up (in no particular order):

  • Tim Knight – “Lanyon Quoit”
  • Mike Fortune – “Truro from Boscawen”
  • Hil De Gast – “Men an Tol”
  • Myles Pinkeney – “Godrevy”
  • Nicky McGuire – “The enticing sea at Trebarwith Strand”
  • John Peters – “Rame Head Ponies – Rame Head and St Michael’s Chapel”
  • Norman Hartnell – “When the crowds have gone – Port Issac”
  • Norman Hartnell – “Wild flowers gracing Cornwall’s wild coast”
  • Norman Hartnell – “Passion of the Gig Rowers”
  • Laura Moody – “Hidden Escapes in Polperro”

Each runner up will be invited to take part in a photography masterclass with Emma Griffin of Griffin Photography.

16-25 Age group

Winner – Myles Pinkney, “Calstock”

The Judges felt that this image took technical skill to achieve and were impressed by its professional quality.  Myles will be invited to take part in a photography masterclass with Emma Griffin of Griffin Photography.

Under 16s Age group

Winner – Sophie Bonnell, “Levant”

Levant by Sophie

Sophie’s photo was well composed and considered, the Judges were very impressed when they discovered that she is only 11 years old!  Sophie will receive a £25 gift voucher and, along with all of the prize winners, will receive a copy of the calendar containing her photograph.

The calendar will be available at the start of September and can be ordered via our website or by emailing the office on info@cornwallheritagetrust.org

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