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Photograph & Photographer of the Year


For the Photograph & Photographer of the year members are invited to submit a maximum of five images. The membership then choose their own top five, ranked in order of preference, and the results are revealed at the Circle's Annual General Meeting. The A.G.M. was held on 27th February 2021 via Zoom.


Photograph of the Year 2021


Congratulations to Martin Higginson on winning Photograph of the Year 2021 with his unusually angled Azuma picture utilising selective colour to enhance the sleek front end design.The pair were captured at Edinburgh Waverley Station awaiting their next duties during July 2020. Martin had originally posted the shot in one of the Critique Galleries and adjusted the original following constructive comments from the membership to come up with this winning image.





Runners Up

Photograph of the year second place 2021 Andrew Shenton


Second place went to Andrew Shenton with his Azuma in the mist depicting an empty stock move to Harrogate passing over the Leeds - Liverpool Canal at Armley near Leeds dated 11th November 2020.

 

Photograph of the Year 3rd place Terry Callaghan


Third place was awarded to Terry Callaghan for his Interior/Exterior picture utilising the large window of Northern Unit 333010 standing in Skipton station on 24th August 2020.

 



Photographer of the Year 2021

Congratulations to Andrew Shenton on winning Photographer of the Year 2021. His five submissions received the highest number of votes from the membership overall with Azuma in the Mist gaining second place in Photograph of the Year. Andrew's four other submissions are displayed here.


Photogrpher of the year Andrew Shenton

Shepherds Delight

With a promising red sky, Transpennine Nova 82210 heads out of Leeds with 9S14 14:25 Liverpool to Edinburgh.



Night CAF

Northern CAF 2-car unit 195017 alows for the Ulleskelf stop with the evening stopper from Leeds



A Golden Age

It's a golden age if Bio-mass freight trains to Drax are your thing, DB Schenker's 66199 passes
Southmoor Lane crossing with 6H79 18:15 Immingham to Drax


Photographer of the Year 2021 Andrew Shenton

Pennine Rain

Transpennine Nova 1 802202 passes through Morley Station with
1P37 17:54 Liverpool to Newcastle




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