Waves and more waves

This year continues to be all about waves. I am delighted to have won the Sunday Times Magazine’s award in Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 with my image, Maelstrom, taken during Storm Imogen in February.

maelstrom

Maelstrom

I had 5 images shortlisted so I knew I was in with a chance of getting one into the book but the congratulatory email on Friday came as something of a surprise, a rather nice surprise. Yesterday was slightly surreal as Maelstrom occupied a double-page spread in the magazine but I wasn’t allowed to share the news myself until the official results were out this morning. I can now also share that I received a Highly Commended award and a judge’s choice for another Storm Imogen photo, Poseidon Rising, and a Commended award for a third, Leviathan.

Poseidon rising

Poseidon Rising

All three images will be in the LPotY Portfolio 10 book, on sale from today, and Maelstrom will also feature in an exhibition at London Waterloo from 21st November.

leviathan

Leviathan

You can see many of the other successful images here.  Many, many thanks to the Sunday Times Magazine for choosing my picture.

12 thoughts on “Waves and more waves

  1. I’d love the images even if they didn’t have extraordinary “creature features!” Beautiful captures. I curious as to where these were taken. I recently saw other examples of good wave photography from America’s Great Lakes, some rough water out there! M 🙂

    • Hi! Thanks. I took these photos at Newhaven, East Sussex. I’ve since been shown the Great Lakes photos and they are also very interesting, creature-waves. 🙂

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