Haddenham

Young Photographers Excel

Home » News » Young Photographers Excel

Young photographers from the local area gathered together with parents, relatives and Rotary Club Members on Monday evening, 19th May for this year's prize giving at St Mary's Church of England School. The event marked the culmination of the Rotary Club's Young Photographer Competition, an annual event held to encourage and celebrate the photographic skill and talents of young people up to 18 years of age.

Now in its fourth year, the Rotary Young Photographer Competition is an increasingly popular event with local schools. The subject this year was 'People' and, with over 60 entries received, judging proved again to be a testing process.

The evening was introduced by Club President John Brown CBE John said "It is marvellous to see the truly remarkable entries from so many talented young photographers in our local community".

Central to the evening was the commentary and presentation of prizes by Haddenham based professional photographer, Paul Wilkinson. Paul was able to provide a very sensitive and perceptive commentary on each of the prizewinning and commended images while encouraging every young photographer with great enthusiasm and humour. He was as entertaining as he was informative, and the capacity audience was totally captivated.

This year's Haddenham Rotary Club Young Photographer First Prize winners were:

Junior Winner (Age 7-10) Abby Soutar Tetsworth Primary School
Intermediate Winner
(Age 11-13)
Belle Owen Lord William's Schoo
Senior Winner (Age 14-18) Jamie-Lee Grady Waddesdon C of E School

A complete list of prizewinners can be seen by clicking on 'Results 2014' (see below photographs). More photographs of the prizewinners and their images can be seen in our Galleries section.

The next Rotary competition is expected to be launched in the autumn and all local schools are invited to submit entries. Winning photographs may be selected for entry into Rotary's National Photographic Competition in 2015.

To find out more, enquire about membership, partner with the Rotary Club, or give assistance with the Club's local events, please visit the website

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Variety Show Poster 02
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 21 Sep 9:30am

The Haddenham Players are planning a very busy schedule in the next few months!Auditions: Friday 6th OctoberAuditions are being held by Haddenham Players for their production of 'The Vicar Of Dibley' — a stage play by Rebecca Taylor and Nina Gregory. You've seen the TV series Now you can become...*Geraldine*Hugo*David or any of the other wonderful characters! The...

Alpha-Bear-1a
Haddenham Webteam: Wed 20 Sep 8:30pm

St Mary's Church, Haddenham, is running another Alpha Course. They are offering the full 12-session course, starting on Saturday 23rd September, from 10am until 12noon.Held in St Mary's Centre, the course is free of charge, includes refreshments, and gives the opportunity to discuss and ask any questions about the Christian faith.To reserve places or for more information ring Graham...

Carers' Support Award
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 18 Sep 8:30pm

Despite increasing financial constraints in the face of an ageing patient population, staff at Haddenham Medical Centre continue to look for ways of improving their service to the community. Very recently their efforts were recognised by two independent external organisations.The Haddenham Practice received a Gold Award from the LGBT Foundation, which recognises that its staff are committed...

© 2012 - 2017 Haddenham.net