The 2018 Photo Competition ran on our FB group back in May/June for four weeks. We had meant to turn the top 13 images into a calendar again, but simply ran out of hours in the day to get this organised. However, we now have a new project called “A Year on Exmoor”. More details will be revealed soon, just as the winners of the competition. The standard of entries have yet again been amazing and, in our eyes, every single one deserves to be a winner!
During July, many of you submitted many stunning photos of Exmoor through the seasons in our photo competition. 13 images were chosen for the 2018 Exmoor4all calendar which is now available for pre-order.
This year’s calendar is Double A4 in size (A3 when hanging, 250gsm silk finish) which helps the image to stand out. On the bottom half is lots of space for notes. We have opted against advertising this year. The calendar comes with a strong cardboard envelope. Hopefully the calendar should be with you by the beginning of October.
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From the shortlist an independent jury chose these fantastic photos – congratulations to Michael Brooks (Cover), Rob Davey (January), Linda Thompson (February), Debbie J. Luckson (March), Andrew de Mora (April), Jo Hackman (May), Jochen Langbein (June), Leanna Coles (July), Richard Williams (August), Gaynor Gough (September), Elma Vonk (October), Helen Baggott (November) and Craig Stone (December).
Liz Mitchell’s photo of an Exmoor foal on top of Exmoor’s heather-clad moor was one of the winning images in last year’s photo competition.
The Old Ship Aground is delighted to announce the launch of – The Old Ship Aground ‘Be Proud of Minehead’ photographic campaign. A year long celebration of how lucky we all are to Live, Work and Play in this beautiful area.
We are inviting photographic entries that will proudly show case what we all enjoy and why we should all be proud of living in this friendly, vibrant, supportive community located beside the sea.
There are three different categories Under 16, Camera phone fun shots and an Open category.
With Cash Prizes totaling £1000 available to win. The photographs will be displayed on the dedicated Facebook page & on our website gallery pages inviting community engagement.
An exhibition of the short listed and winning pictures is planned for later in the year.
Full Terms & conditions of entry are available on The Old Ship Aground ‘Be Proud of Minehead’ Photographic competition tab on our Website www.theoldshipaground.com and you can view the dedicated Face Book Page at https://www.facebook.com/BeProudOfMineheadPhotographyCompetition/
Julian Abraham owner of The Old Ship Aground at Minehead Harbour said it’s all about the community standing tall, and what a great community we have, pulling together and saying look this is Minehead. I am delighted to do my bit and help show case this terrific town. With a competition to create a visual platform where everyone can share the pictures of what makes them proud, a true celebration of Minehead its history and surroundings.
If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Julian Abraham at 01643 703516 or email at email@example.com
Over the last two days of 2016 we asked our Exmoor4all Facebook fans to post their favourite Exmoor images. Now we are waiting for our followers to choose the image which represents Exmoor for them. You can vote for your favourite here until Friday, 6 January. The winner will be announced on Saturday, 7 January (the price is a 2017 Exmoor4all calendar).
On the lower slopes of Dunkery, the sky was dense with the black and heavy clouds of a passing storm. It was close to sunset and the low disappearing sun produced an intense golden light in stark and dramatic contrast to the dark brooding skies, in an unfolding drama of light and dark. Enigmatic and wild Exmoor at its best!
And this is what the March page of the Exmoor4all 2017 Calendar looks like:
We only have a limited number of calendars this year. Make sure you don’t miss out – when they’re gone, they’re gone.
Over the next few days we will be posting the individual photos with a comment by the photographer – about the location and their thoughts about their photo.
Don’t forget to order your 2017 Exmoor4all calendar soon – we are only printing a limited number. The A4 sized calendar comes with an envelope and costs £9.50 plus p&p. Click on the image below to order:
Here are the winning entries in the Exmoor4all Photo Competition so far. All these images will go through to the final, with the chance of featuring in the very first Exmoor4all calendar. The voting for the September entries will close in mid October. Once we’ve got the September winners, judges will choose the 12 photos for the calendar.